How to select a specific Dimension on a Datablock

Attributed Metrics are Metrics that contain Dimensions. Essentially, there is a list of data stored within them. Learn more about Attributed Metrics here

In this article, we'll walk through how to select Dimensions for Attributed Metrics on different Visualization Types. This is especially useful if you want to report on Dimensions independently.

For example, let's say we want to report on the number of Organic Sessions to our Website from HubSpot Marketing. To do this, we will use the HubSpot Marketing Metric "Sessions by Source" and the Dimension "Organic Search."

HOW TO SELECT A DIMENSION ON A

Number Block, Progress Bar, or Gauge

Number Blocks, Progress Bars, and Gauges are designed to only display 1 Metric Value for each Date Range. Therefore, whenever you add an Attributed Metric to these Datablocks, you will automatically be prompted to select a Dimension. 

Table or Pie Chart

You can select specific Dimensions on Tables or Pie Charts by selecting Data from Multiple Metrics in Datablock Settings. This allows you to create Tables for one particular Dimension, like the Organic Performance Table in the example above. For Pie Charts, this is valuable if you want to exclude one or many Dimensions from the Datablock. 

Bar Chart, Line Chart, Combo Chart or Multi-Tab Chart

Bar Charts and Line Charts in these visualizations are unique in that you can select one or many Dimensions to display.

Pipeline or Funnel

Each section of a Pipeline or Funnel can be populated with a different Dimension. This allows you to create Pipelines or Funnels for one particular Dimension, like the Organic Performance Pipeline in the example above.

Multi-Tab Chart

Multi-Tab Charts are designed to display a Line Chart or Bar Chart on each tab. When an Attributed Metric is added to a tab, you can select one or many Dimensions to display.

Compare Block or Interval Block

Compare Blocks and Interval Blocks are designed to only display 1 Metric Value for each available space. Therefore, whenever you add an Attributed Metric to these Datablocks, you will automatically be prompted to select a Dimension. 

Heat Map, Leaderboard or Advanced Table

Currently, Heat Maps, Leaderboards, and Advanced Tables don't support the ability to select specific Dimensions. These Datablocks only support Attributed Metrics at this time. 

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