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Learning SAP Analytics Cloud by Riaz Ahmed

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Creating the Difference From measure

The third type of calculation you can create in the Calculation Editor interface is Difference From. You create this type of calculation to compare values between time periods. In a previous exercise, you created a Bar chart to show the gross margin percentage for each product by state. Here, you will use the same chart to create a Difference From calculation in the Calculation Editor interface to evaluate the difference in gross margin percentage between 2014 and 2015.

To create a new chart from an existing one, you have three options: Copy, Copy To, and Duplicate. If you select an existing chart and select the Copy option (A), or press Ctrl+C, the chart is placed on the clipboard. Click on the Paste ...

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