Excluded attribute list1 size of attribute > 1024 characters

My logs recently started throwing this warning message. I haven't changed anythign on my dashboards in the last little while. Any ideas?

Ok, I narrowed it down to my @bptworld Hub WatchDog Tiles. I doubt it's anything to do with the app itself, likely the way I'm presenting the information on the dashboard?


Here's the settings for those tiles:

A Dashboard tile has too many letters, which includes Formatting and CSS characters. Grand total must be less than 1024.

There's no Harm.. it is just a warning, but it does mean words, letters or formatting have been lopped off.

Interesting... so if I disable one of those tiles. I still get the warnings. If I disable the other one, I still get warnings. If I disable both then I get no warnings. So both of them are problematic but what would be the character issue? There's no special formating on the tiles and names of the tiles and the value displayed are quite short...

I think @bptworld would be better able to answer that. I don't know what he has 'hidden' in the formatting to get things centered, etc.

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The warning in the logs references "list1" which is likely this "list 1" attribute of the Hub WatchDog Device:

My guess is that since I installed Hub Watchdog a few days ago, the measurements have gathered and now there are too many in the device for the dashboard eventhough it's only referencing the attribute "lastdatapoint1"?

I think you're right, but it's an App I never used, so I can't be helpful :frowning: I simply recognized "1024" and knew what that meant. :smiley:


The warning is meaningless. This has been brought up many times. When selecting a device to display on a dashboard, the Dashboard app 'sees' all attributes. Not just the one selected. So even though you haven't selected 'list1', it sees it and will display that warning that it is too big.

This again is a major issue with how the Dashboards work.

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Thanks. I should have searched more but I was just kind of documenting my findings as I went and then it was late and I went to bed.

Since you've come across this issue before you likely know whether there is a way to hide that warning from the logs? I searched and coulding find anything so my guess is no?

It's a dashboard log warning, the only thing to be done is to not have any attributes with more than 1024 characters. Log messages are not written to the database, so they are "harmless".