Runtime Summary Editor

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End-users can use the Summary Editor to manage total and group summaries displayed within a View. To customize group summaries, invoke a grouping column's Context Menu and select 'Group Summary Editor...'

GridMenu_GroupingColumn

To customize a column's total summaries displayed within the corresponding summary panel's cell, invoke its Summary Context Menu and select 'Customize...'

GridMenu_SummaryPanel

To customize total summaries displayed within the Fixed Summary Panel, invoke its Summary Context Menu and select 'Customize...'

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Summary Editor

The Summary Editor is displayed in the image below:

SummaryEditor

It consists of the following elements:

  • Caption

    Indicates a column whose summaries should be managed (only for total summaries).

  • Items

    Lists columns displayed within a View, against whose values the summary can be calculated. Five built-in aggregate functions are displayed to the right. If the aggregate function cannot be used to calculate a summary value against column values (e.g. SUM or AVERAGE cannot be calculated for string values), it is disabled. To display a summary, check the corresponding check box.

  • Order

    Lists a column's summary items and allows an end-user to change their order within a summary panel cell (for total summaries) or group row (for group summaries).

Fixed Summary Editor

The Fixed Summary Editor is displayed in the image below:

fixedsummaryeditor

It consists of the following elements:

  • Items

    Lists columns displayed within a View, against whose values the summary can be calculated. Four built-in aggregate functions are displayed to the right. If the aggregate function cannot be used to calculate a summary value against column values (e.g. SUM or AVERAGE cannot be calculated for string values), it is disabled. To display a summary, check the corresponding check box.

  • Order and Alignment

    Lists summary items displayed within the Fixed Summary Panel, and allows an end-user to change their alignment, order and display format.