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2652161 - How to add a column for totals and subtotals in Online Report Designer?


Unable to find the function to add up the subtotals and the grand total of the rows or columns(division/department etc.)


Pivot Designer, Online Report Designer

Reproducing the Issue

Navigate to Analytics.

Go to Report Designer.

Add a Pivot table component.

Add a Measure and try to do a totals and subtotals of rows/columns.


You can include the row/column count by adding a function within the pivot designer


Edit the query and enter the Pivot query Designer

  • In the row element, edit and define the qualifier as “Selected element and all descendants”
  • In the column element, edit and define the qualifier as the same.

 The difference in the three is:

  • Selected Element only will give just the Subtotal of all descendants
  • Selected Element and all descendants will give the Subtotal along with the breakdown below.
  • All descendants only would just give the breakdown of the descendant values.


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