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runningCount

runningCount calculates a running count for a measure or dimension, based on the specified dimensions and sort orders.

runningCount is supported for use with analyses based on SPICE and direct query data sets.

Syntax

The brackets are required. To see which arguments are optional, see the following descriptions.

runningCount ( measure_or_dimension ,[ sortorder_field ASC_or_DESC, ... ] ,[ partition_field, ... ] )

Arguments

measure or dimension

An aggregated measure or dimension that you want to see the running count for.

sort order field

One or more measures and dimensions that you want to sort the data by, separated by commas. You can specify either ascending (ASC) or descending (DESC) sort order.

Each field in the list is enclosed in {} (curly braces), if it is more than one word. The entire list is enclosed in [ ] (square brackets).

partition field

(Optional) One or more dimensions that you want to partition by, separated by commas.

Each field in the list is enclosed in {} (curly braces), if it is more than one word. The entire list is enclosed in [ ] (square brackets).

Example

The following example calculates a running count of sum(Sales), sorted by Sales, partitioned by City and State.

runningCount ( sum(Sales), [Sales ASC], [City, State] )

The following example calculates a running count of Billed Amount, sorted by month ([truncDate("MM",Date) ASC]). This example uses the revenue sample dataset, located in an Amazon S3 bucket. The fields in the table calculation are in the field wells of the visual.

runningCount ( sum({Billed Amount}), [truncDate("MM",Date) ASC] )

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