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Comparing against a series

Happy Domo Dojo day!

 

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to dynamically do comparisons on a series? For example, let's say you have a grouped bar graph that shows Net Sales on the Y axis, months on the X, and the series is 2017 and 2016.

 

I can see the 2016 and 2017 sales easily enough. I can do some basic math to get the difference and of course the higher bar has more sales. But what if I want to see what the growth % is?


Currently for any comparisons like this I have to do it in the dataflow so that it is on one line and then I might as well do the math right there. This works but it isn't dynamic. I can't compare things on the fly.

 

I'm open to any suggestions.


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‎02-09-2017 07:11 AM
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Re: Comparing against a series

You're definitely approaching it the right way. We have received great feedback for this need, and our development teams are working on solutions. 

 

DataFlows and Beastmodes are commonly used today. This article may help from the help center: http://knowledge.domo.com?cid=beastmodecomparison 

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Accepted by topic author SeanPT
‎02-09-2017 07:11 AM
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Posts: 15
Registered: ‎02-23-2015

Re: Comparing against a series

You're definitely approaching it the right way. We have received great feedback for this need, and our development teams are working on solutions. 

 

DataFlows and Beastmodes are commonly used today. This article may help from the help center: http://knowledge.domo.com?cid=beastmodecomparison 

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