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Creator III
Creator III

Qliksense-Pivot custom Total

Hi QV Users,

I have requirement where I need to sum the values for specific rows in pivot table.I'm doing this in QlikSense.

My Pivot table is like below.


S. NO  NAME                 JAN-2001    FEB-2001

1            Raj                        100            200

2            Stella                     50              75

3            Arjun                     200            350

4            Sunny                     90            110

5            Jack                      300            400

I want to sum the amount for certain names and name it as TOTAL_HR, TOTAL_IT and TOTAL_ADMIN



S. NO    NAME                 JAN-2001    FEB-2001 

1           Raj                        100            200

2           Stella                     50             75

3               TOTAL_HR         150            275

4            Arjun                    200            350

5              TOTAL_IT           200             350           

6            Sunny                    90            110

7            Jack                     300            400

8               TOTAL_ADMIN   390            510

The above fields which are in RED are newly added and these contains sum of certain values.

like,TOTAL_HR is sum of AMOUNT RAJ and Stella.

Can any one help me on this..?



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Creator II
Creator II

Hi Vivek,

I think the simplest way to do this would just be to create a new data item such as "Department" with the values "TOTAL_HR" etc in it, it might even be a data item that already exists in your source data. Then you could simply add it as a dimension to your pivot table and it would be summed automatically in the manner you've described.

Alternatively you could create a calculated dimension, called "Department" or whatever is appropriate, with a definition like:

if(NAME = 'Raj' or NAME = 'Stella', 'TOTAL_HR',

   if(NAME = 'Arjun', 'TOTAL_IT', 'TOTAL_ADMIN'))

But that approach would be horribly hard to maintain and pretty much useless with large or changing dimension values.

Apologies if I've misunderstood the point of your question.