Understanding Compound Dimensions

A Compound Dimension is created by combining all or selected Dimension Values from two existing Dimensions.  A Metric or a Report may be Dimensioned using a Compound Dimension.  As a result, an instance of the element for each  Compound Dimension Values fetched in a Result Set.

When creating a new Compound Dimension, one of the Dimensions is designated as the Primary and the other as the Secondary Dimension.

Instructions for creating a new Compound Dimension are found here: Create a Compound Dimension with Selected Values

Example of a Compound Dimension's settings

Sample resulting Report

Sample resulting Report

NOTE:  This example shows the Primary Dimension drop-down list and the Secondary Dimension drop-down list.


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