Filtering and Summarizing Data in SAP Dashboards


Filtered summary provides developers with control to dynamically filter and summarize multiple columns of data.

This tutorial explains how to use Filtered Summary’s basic features.

[/ezcol_2third] [ezcol_1third_end]

Download Template

Filter and AggregationPreview | Download[/ezcol_1third_end]

Step 1 Bind Source Data

Bind source data containing multiple columns containing a combination of dimensions and measures.

Note: When you define source data, you will NOT include headers.


Step 2 Destination

Bind a destination range, which will be where the summarized and/or filtered data will be inserted. Typically, if you are aggregating data, the destination range does not need  to be the same number of rows.

Note: Your destination range should be the same number of columns as the source.

Step 3 Aggregation Column

The aggregation column is a numeric index, that defines how Filtered Summary will aggregate data. By default Filtered Summary will use column one as the default. When Aggregate column is enabled, Filtered Summary will locate all distinct values in the aggregate column and then apply column calculations (Step4)


Note: Filtered Summary supports multiple column calculations. To use multiple column calculations, use a comma separated value.

Step 4 Column Calculation

For each column, you can define a calculation. Calculations are only applicable to columns that contain values. Available calculations are sum, count, and average.



Step 5 Column Filters

Any column can have filters by binding the Columns Filters property to a single cell. Once bound, you can choose one of multiple filter types.


Note: When using multiple columns containing filters, Filtered Summery uses “AND” logic to constrain and filter your data set.

Step 6 “All” Selection

Filtered Summary provides a mechanism to select “All” records. By default, Filtered Summary uses “*” to select all records. You have an option to change the wildcard character to any value, including “All”.

When a Column Filter property equals that value bound to the Wildcard Character, all records will be inserted into the destination range.