What are Favorites Digests?

A Favorites Digest is an email that the system sends you on a regular basis with updates to those elements that have been included in your Favorites folder. Before requesting a 'Favorites Digests', you have to place one or more tiles in your personal Favorites folder.

For more information on Favorites, see: Favorites - Overview

After defining your Favorites, you can request an email notification be sent to you on a scheduled basis containing all those elements which have changed. See Change the timing for receiving Favorites Digests.

Below is an example of the structure and type of information that you'll see in a Favorites Digests. To request a digest see Requesting a 'Daily' Favorites Digest.

NOTE: your company may have customized Digest templates, so the format may not be exactly as show below.

Example using the Default template (Favorites with Headlines)

Example using the Default template (Favorites with Headlines)

In this template, the most active elements will be highlighted in the Top Mover section

Separate sections for each Favorites folder

Separate sections for each Favorites folder

If you have requested multiple folders in one consolidated digest, each section will be broken out by Favorites folder. This example shows 2 Favorites Digests: "Abby's Favorites" and "Tableau Alerting"

The 'Body' of the Digest contains a Chart View and links
  1. Title of Chart is a link to 'live' version
  2. Alerts and Annotations will appear as they do on 'live' chart
  3. Contents of Annotations will appear below the chart image
External Reports may contain multiple links
  1. Links to image in Metric Insights (will contain alert and annotation information)
  2. Links to source dashboard
Optionally, you may see a link that allows you to Unsubscribe from this Digest
Result of 'Stop Sending this digest' link

If you select to Stop sending this digest, you will be transferred to Notifications: Favorites screen where the included folder(s) will have been unchecked. Note that you can restart your digest again at any time.