About files on a dashboard
You can display external content on a dashboard and link this content to other gadgets to build interactive applications. For example, display your company logo in an image gadget. Use an HTML gadget to display your company web chat application and use a Google gadget to display map locations of customer orders and to verify order delivery status.
Use report gadgets to display and interact with BIRT content, such as report files, BIRT library files, and parameters. Extra gadgets display content that does not reside on a BIRT iHub server, such as web applications, HTML files, Google gadget files, image and video files. These gadgets enable developers to bring external content that is stored on external servers into their dashboard.
If you use Actuate Metrics Management, you can display the scorecards in performance gadgets.