Calculating the Year Over Year Difference of the Percent Of Total
09 Mar 2016
Last Modified Date:
09 May 2017
How to obtain the year over year difference of the percent of total of a measure.
In order to achieve the desired behavior please follow the steps detailed below:
1. Use the following two options in a Calculated Field:
Name: Percent Difference
(ZN([Percent Of Total]) - LOOKUP(ZN([Percent of Total]), -1)) / ABS(LOOKUP(ZN([Percent of Total]), -1))
Name: Absolute Difference
(ZN([Percent Of Total]) - LOOKUP(ZN([Percent of Total]), -1))
Ensure to have a Date Hierarchy to use in the Computing of the above Calculation
2. Right-click on [Absolute Difference] or [Percent Difference]
Edit Table Calculation
3. Select the following:
Compute using: [Date Field]
At the level: Year of [Date Field] (use
for Year over Year,
for Month over Month etc...)
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