Quick calculations enable you to represent some tendencies in your data without creating new calculated measures manually.
Follow these steps to add a quick calculation to your chart:
- Open your project in Publisher Account.
- Go to Analytics > Your reports.
- Open an existing report or create a new one.
Editon the top pane of the report.
- Open the
Datatab of the chart settings.
- Click on the chosen measure in the
Value axissection and select Quick Calculationfrom the drop-down menu.
- Choose a calculation.
These are the quick calculations available for measures:
- running total
- difference from previous
- percent from previous
- percent difference from previous
- percent of total
- percent of selected elements
- percent change from previous year
- parallel period
Sums up the current value and the previous values. Represents a cumulative sum.
Difference from previous
Shows the difference between the current value and the previous value.
Percent from previous
Shows the percentage difference between the current value and the previous value (absolute value).
Percent difference from previous
This is almost the same as the Percent from previous calculation, but it represents an increment of growth and can contain negative values.
Percent of total
Shows the share of the current value from the sum of all values.
Percent of selected elements
Shows the share of the current value from the sum of all values, taking into account the added filter.
Compares data for the selected period with data for the same period of the previous year. Available only for dimensions of the Date type.
Percent change from previous year
Shows percent difference between data for the selected period and data for the same period of the previous year (current year data divided by previous year data). Available only for dimensions of the Date type.
Compares the selected period (of days, months, quarters, or years) with the previous period of the same length. Available only for dimensions of the Date type. To place both charts for the current and previous periods on the same diagram for comparison, add another measure of the same type with the same aggregation type, but without applying calculations.
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