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Changing filter type

Data columns are by default associated with filters. The filters are of different types depending on the type of data. You can change the filter type though.

Each filter type has its own characteristics, and suits different needs.


The Data in analysis flyout is open. It is automatically shown when you create a new analysis. On the authoring bar, you can also click Data in analysis , when the analysis is in Editing mode.


  1. In the flyout, move the cursor over the column in question, and click Show filter .
    The filter associated with the column opens.
  2. Right-click the filter, select Filter type, and select the desired filter type in the opened list.

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