Metric defaults for Dimensions & Segments in Workspace Freeform tables

aablank 21-09-2018

One of the nice parts of Reports & Analytics is the ability to set default metrics for a given report.  While the correspondence isn’t exact, it would be good to be able to set a default metric other than Occurrences for each dimension.  That way admins can standardize (almost like Approved in Segments and Calculated Metrics) for all users and reduce confusion for beginning users.

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Perhaps you could initially set it by replacing Occurrences with another metric and an alert asks if you'd like to make it a default.  If a default is already set it it just ignores replacements.

If you are adding dimensions to the Freeform table that have different defaults or if a metric was dropped before the first metric, it could just use the first one placed.  I imagine the default metric would be part of the dimension information icon and adjustable there or on in Report Suite Manager>Conversion>Conversion Variables, Report Suite Manager>Traffic>Traffic Variables, etc.  This could work with Segments as well (not in Report Suite Manager but in Edit Segment).

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jen_lasser
Employee
29-07-2019

Archiving as a duplicate of Set Default Metric in Analysis Workspace  - please add your votes there.