• Dimension Field – Used to identify a dimension of data – something that the data can be grouped by when creating visualisations.
  • Measure Field – Used to identify measures of data – something which mathematical calculations can be carried out on (COUNT, SUM, AVERAGE etc.).
  • Filter Field – Used to identify a field that users can filter views on Dashboards
  • Cell Type – Can be Data, Icon, Calculated, or HTML (Compare Bar & Progress Bar are deprecated functionality)

Data – This is the default option and represents a field of data.
Icon – Used to replace the value in a field with an icon from the Icons module of Nathean Analytics . To use this, the query must return a field that contains the Icon Ids of the icons we wish to display. (The field must have a datatype of String)
HTMLHTML allows the developer to have the query return a string of HTML which will be returned within the data grids in the Dashboards module. This can be used to provide drilldown between dashboards or to third party applications, to create JavaScript based progress bars etc.
Calculated – Indicates that the field has been created by the Calculated Field

  • Field Alias – An alias for the field which can be used when querying the dataset with LINQ.
  • *Alignment *- Whether data presented in the field should be aligned to the Left, Right or Centre of the field.
  • Display Mask – Allows a format to be provided which numeric or date fields should follow when displaying their data. See Display Mask Formats
  • Width - The default display width of the field (in pixels).
  • Sort Order – The default sort order of the field.
  • Hint Text – A description of the field which will appear when a user hovers over the column header in Analyser or Dashboard Drilldowns
  • Hidden – Hides the field from users.
  • Currency Flag – Formats a numeric field to be the local currency using the regional settings of the server.
  • Calculation Active – Allows Calculated Fields to be switched on or off.
  • Primary Key – Identifies the primary key of a Dataset to be used when updating a Data Mart table with a Nathean Analytics Spreadsheet
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