Insights Formula Editor

### Insights - Formula editor overview

The Formula Editor is where Designers define formulas for a dashboard's widgets. This article is a high level introduction to the formulas to get you started. If you are familiar with the Formula Editor; and what to learn about different functions see Insights - Formula guide.

To open the Formula Editor:

- Do one of the following:
- For a new widget; click Select Data; and then .
- For an existing widget; click on the edit formula button .

The Formula Editor has two tabs; the **Data Browser** to select fields and the **Functions** tab to select formula operations. You can create a formula combining one or more function; field and filters. The diagram below highlights the main components of the formula panel.

**Functions**are operations which perform different calculations; for example a sum. Use the search box to quickly find the formula you need.- Fields in the
**Data Browser**contain all fields accessible in Insights; i.e. all basic fields plus User-Defined fields handpicked by your Maximizer admin. Clicking on a field in the data browser will include it as part of the formula. - Filters can be applied to restrict formulas based on criteria. See Insights - Creating Formulas Based on Criteria and Conditions (Filters)
- Starring is a way to save a formula for later use.
- The Formula Editor window can be expanded by clicking the expand button at the top right.