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How do I add an arithmetic calculation to a report?

In Report Wizard, you are able to create a user defined column that will show a mathematical calculation of data that you define. This article describes how to add a calculation to your report.

1. Click Report Wizard

Click Report Wizard
  1. On the Icon Bar click the Add button.
  2. Click Report to expand the menu, then click Report Wizard.

2. Select a Report Type and Category

3. Set Report Definitions

  • Set the criteria for the data source for your report. You can limit data by selecting a specific portfolio, location(s) in the Work Tree or individual work types. See the article What does the Definition tab do? for more information about this step.

4. Add Arithmetic Calculation

  1. On the Columns tab, click User defined to expand the section.
  2. From the Column types drop-down menu, select Arithmetic calculation.
  3. Click the green plus sign.

5. Define Expression

  1. In the Name field, type a name for your user defined column.
  2. Using the list of Available columns as a reference, build your formula in the Expression field. Each available column has a number in brackets as a unique identifier, for example [11]-Project / Off track by (in days). In your formula, use these identifiers to create a custom calculation and be sure to include the brackets.
  3. Click Save.

6. View Calculation

  • View newly created calculation column.

7. Preview Report

  • Click the Preview hyperlink to preview the report with the added calculation.

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