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Deleting Derived Fields

You can delete derived fields from a data source using the data source configuration wizard or using the Metric, Group, or Filters sidebar on a dashboard.

To delete derived fields from a data source while editing the data source configuration:

  1. Click the gear icon () at the top of the Zoomdata user interface (UI).
  2. Select Sources to access your list of data sources.
  3. Select (double-click) the data source for which you want to apply or change a custom metric.
  4. Select the Fields tab.
  5. Scroll to the Derived Fields table at the bottom of the Fields tab.
  6. Locate the derived field in the Derived Fields table that you would like to remove.
  7. Click the delete icon () in the Delete column.
  8. Click Delete in the pop-up confirmation dialog.

To delete derived fields from a data source using the Metric selection sidebar:

  1. On a chart, click the metric label (y-axis label) to view the Metric selection sidebar.

  2. Locate a derived field listed on the Metric selection sidebar and click the ellipsis () next to it. The following menu appears:

  3. Select Remove on the menu to delete the derived field.

  4. Be sure to save the dashboard after deleting the derived field. If you close the dashboard without saving, your derived field will not be deleted.

To delete derived fields from a data source using the Group selection sidebar:

  1. On a chart, click the group label (x-axis label) to view the Group selection sidebar.

  2. Locate a derived field listed on the Group selection sidebar and click the ellipsis () next to it. The following menu appears:

  3. Select Remove on the menu to delete the derived field.

  4. Be sure to save the dashboard after deleting the derived field. If you close the dashboard without saving, your derived field will not be deleted.

To delete derived fields from a data source using the Filters sidebar:

  1. Click the filter icon () to access the Filters sidebar for a chart or dashboard.

  2. Click on the Filters sidebar.

  3. Locate a derived field listed on the Filters sidebar and click the ellipsis () next to it. The following menu appears:

  4. Select Remove on the menu to delete the derived field.

  5. Be sure to save the dashboard after deleting the derived field. If you close the dashboard without saving, your derived field will not be deleted.

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