You can assign a summary function to columns that contain numeric values in your report. A summary function is a summarization technique that performs calculations on values in columns, groups, or in the entire report.
- Click the down arrow next to a report column that contains numeric values.
- Select Summary from the menu, then choose the summary type.
Function Name Description None No summary function assigned Average Calculates the average value in a given column Count Counts the items in a group or report, but does not require a numeric value. Count Distinct Counts the distinct occurrences of a certain value in a column; does not require a numeric value Max Identifies the highest or largest value in a column Min Identifies the lowest or smallest value in a column Sum Calculates a total sum of the group or report (group level, and running total in the report footer)
The numeric values in the column update.
- Save the report.