BackPrevious Topic Next TopicNext

Insert Aggregation

The Insert Aggregation dialog helps you to add an aggregation in a crosstab based on the selected field. It appears when you drag a field that can be used as aggregate field from the Data panel to the aggregation area in a crosstab.

Insert Aggregation dialog

Aggregate Function

Specifies the function for the aggregation. When DistinctSum is selected, the following option is available and should be set:

  • Distinct On
    Specifies the fields according to whose unique values to calculate DistinctSum. Select Choose button to select the required fields in the Select Fields dialog.

If the selected field has been predefined with an aggregate function, the option is Aggregation. The name of the field is displayed in the text box and cannot be edited.


Specifies the label text of the new aggregation in the crosstab. You can leave it blank.

Auto Map Field Name

The option is available when inserting an aggregation into a crosstab that is created using a business view. It specifies whether to automatically map the label text to the dynamic display name of the field used for the aggregation at runtime.


Inserts the aggregate field and closes the dialog.


Does not retain any changes and closes the dialog.


Displays the help document about this feature.

Back to top

BackPrevious Topic Next TopicNext