1 Reply Latest reply on Oct 21, 2014 8:58 AM by Matt Lutton

    Percentage of a value A compare to a value B

    ludovic.schmetz

      Hello

       

      I have a table with Customers, amounts A,  amount B and I'd like to add third column that would be : percentage of B compare to A

       

      so

       

        Customer          Amount A     Amount B     Percentage of B compare to A

           Goldorak           50.000           15.000                      30 %

       

      I can't manage to do this , I've tried calculated fields , directly calculate this fields to DB level ( but then the aggregations failed as it sums the percentages ), My brain is melting . Can anyone help on this please ?

       

      thank u and regards.

        • 1. Re: Percentage of a value A compare to a value B
          Matt Lutton

          Using that single record as an example, a simple calc of:

           

          SUM([Amount B])/SUM([Amount A])

           

          Will provide the .30 value you're looking for.  Does your raw data include a column for Customer, Amount A, and Amount B?  If not, could you post a sample packaged workbook using some randomized data?

           

          If your Amounts are stored in one column together, you may need to separate them out using a calculated field -- but I'd need to see an example of your raw data to fully understand what your original data source looks like.

           

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