These are the calculations which are applied to the values in the entire table. For example, for calculating a running total or running average, we need to apply a single method of calculation to an entire column. Such calculations cannot be performed on some selected rows.
Table has a feature called Quick Table Calculation, which is used to create such calculations. The steps to be applied in Quick Table calculation are as follows −
Step 1 − Select the measure on which the table calculation has to be applied and drag it to column shelf.
Step 2 − Right-click the measure and choose the option Quick Table Calculation.
Step 3 − Choose one of the following options to be applied on the measure.
Let’s calculate the running total of the profits earned for the data source following the above steps. Use the data source named sample – superstore.xls.