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 ** Use cases ** ** Use cases **
-  * Creating flags that can later be used in expressions. In this case the flag will designate a group (set), therefore verifying if a value belongs to the group can be done by checking the flag. For instance, instead of expressions with multiple comparisons, e.g. <code>if([x]='A' or [x]='B' or [x]='C' ...) </code> it can be more convenient to flag A, B, C,.. with 'Yes' and then rewrite expressions using the flag:  <code>if([Flag]='Yes', ...) </code> +  * Creating flags that can later be used in expressions. In this case the flag will designate a group (set), therefore verifying if a value belongs to the group can be done by checking the flag. For instance, instead of expressions with multiple comparisons, e.g. <code>if([x]='A' or [x]='B' or [x]='C' ...) </code> it can be more convenient to flag A, B, C,.. with 'Yes' using Group transformation, and then rewrite expressions using the flag:  <code>if([Flag]='Yes', ...) </code> 
   * Group values for charts (e.g. changing insignificant dimension values to "Other")   * Group values for charts (e.g. changing insignificant dimension values to "Other")
   * Calculating new values of a column only for particular values in another column, leaving the rest unchanged.   * Calculating new values of a column only for particular values in another column, leaving the rest unchanged.
transformations/group.txt · Last modified: 2016/06/19 23:09 by dmitry