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Adjust default aggregation for date drill down levels.

I have a calendar hierarchy which when drilled down from Year to quarter aggregates by summing the months in the level below; I like this functionality but would prefer to be able to have it average the values. Is this possible?

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    • Ray_Johnson
    • 4 yrs ago
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    I almost asked this question today but I realized I already asked it. I searched the forum and don't see it brought up elsewhere - if this is something handled in SSAS or the like please feel free to correct me.

     

    Thanks for any info.

     

    Ray

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    • AviPerez
    • 4 yrs ago
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    At the moment we do not offer an 'Average of Children' aggregation option. one way to solve it is to build the standard additive metric on your fact table and then a second metric counting the members from your dimension table. Using Formulate, build a simple division of the sum by the count and it should reproduce what you are after.

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