A Dashboard.alpd file can be opened in a few ways :

File > Open

To open a Dashboard.alpd file in the currently open Alpana Designer, click on the burger menu Designer burger menu at the top and use Open… :

Designer File Open

Open / Import

You can also use the top toolbar Open Dashboard button :

Designer File Open shortcut

In the Import Dashboard dialog, under Computer, click to browse for a Dashboard file and click Import :

Designer File Import computer

Open recent

Alpana Designer also maintains a list of recently opened Dashboards.
Click on the burger menu Designer burger menu at the top, hover the Open recent… item to pop-up a list of recent dashboards, and click an item to open it :

Designer File Open recent

Double-click file in Windows

By double-clicking the file in Windows Explorer, a new instance of Alpana Designer opens this file.
If Alpana Designer is already open, the window becomes focused and displays a confirmation message to close the current dashboard and open the new one.

Last modified: Sep 13, 2021


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