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Accessing the Editor from the Metric Selection Sidebar

To access the Custom Metrics Editor or Derived Field Editor from the metric selection sidebar of a chart:

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

  2. Click the icon. The following menu appears:

  3. Select Add Custom Metric to access the Custom Metrics Editor and create a custom metric. Select Add Derived Field to access the Derived Field Editor and create a derived field.

  4. Be sure to save the dashboard after creating or modifying your derived field or custom metric. If you close the dashboard without saving, your derived field or custom metric will not be saved.

You can also access the Custom Metrics Editor and Derived Field Editor when you edit any custom metric or derived field listed on the Metric selection sidebar. See the following steps.

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

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

  3. Select Edit on the menu to edit the custom metric or derived field. The Custom Metrics Editor or Derived Field Editor appears, depending on the field you selected.

  4. Be sure to save the dashboard after creating or modifying your derived field or custom metric. If you close the dashboard without saving, your derived field or custom metric will not be saved.

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