Creating a drill-down dimension

When adding a dimension, you can select between creating a single or a drill-down dimension. The following description explains how to create a drill-down group from the Create new dimensions dialog.

Do the following:

  1. Select Drill-down as dimension type.

  2. Click at least two fields from the fields list on the left-hand side to insert them as the referenced fields.

    Tip: You can filter which table to select fields from in the drop-down list.
    Tip: You can rearrange the order of the fields you have selected by dragging them to new positions in the list of selected fields.
  3. Type a name for the dimension.

  4. Type a description for the dimension (optional).

  5. 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.
  6. Add tags (optional).

  7. Click Create.
  8. Click Done to close the dialog.

The drill-down dimension is now saved in the Dimensions category among the master items.

When you click the dimension in the panel on the left-hand side, the preview displays the dimension type and which fields are included in the drill-down dimension.

The preview displays the dimension type and which fields are included in the drill-down dimension.

Dimension preview.

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