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Apr 13, 2023 11:30:59 AM

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Oct 25, 2016 5:46:12 AM


This document shows the differences between a few different types of Set Analysis operators, and specifically why using the *= notation is often better than using a straight = comparison.


When you use *= the users selection is taken into account, making a much more intuitive dashboard.


This example was created to provide an illustration to a blog post that looks into the use of this notation, which can be read here:


The blog post goes into detail about what happens when you use each of the different syntax in your expressions.



There are a number of other tutorials and downloadable examples on our website here:


If you have any questions please post them in the comments below.


Steve Dark

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