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Creating a master dimension from master items

When you are working with an app, you can create master dimensions so that they can be reused.

  1. Click Edit Edit sheet in the toolbar.

    The assets panel opens on the left-hand side.

  2. Click Master items.
  3. Beside Dimensions, click Create new.

    The Create new dimensions dialog opens.

  4. Select if the dimension is to be single or drill-down.
    For drill-down dimensions, see Creating a drill-down dimension.
  5. Click a field on the left-hand side to select it.

    The name of the field is automatically added as the name of the dimension.

  6. Change the name if you want to.
  7. Type a description for the dimension (optional).
  8. If you want to specify a color, click Arrow down in the color drop down and select a color through one of the following methods:

    • Click one of the colors in the palette.
    • Type a 6 character color code in the Hex input field: #.
    • Click Show options at the bottom of the dialog, select a color in the color wheel, and optionally adjust the saturation slider.
  9. Add tags (optional).
  10. Click Create.
  11. Click Close.

The dimension is now saved in the Dimensions category in the master items, and you can use it in visualizations.

Tip noteYou can quickly add several dimensions as master items by clicking Add dimension after adding each dimension. Click Done when you have finished.

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