Ranged Calculations

A ranged calculation attribute (or field) is used to store data that is calculated for a specified timeperiod.

Adding a ranged calculations attribute

Add a new ranged calculation attribute. From the Type drop-down, select ranged calculation. Select a roll-up type. Choose a display value. A ranged calculation attribute can be dimensioned.

To add a ranged calculation attribute
  1. From the application toolbar, click Setup, and then select Customization.
  2. Select the Attributes Setup tab.
  3. Select the Attributes tab.
  4. Click New.
  5. Name the new attribute. The system name will be generated automatically.
  6. From the Type drop-down, select ranged calculation.
  7. From the Rollup Type drop-down, select none (default, no roll-up) or sum (to add all of this attribute's direct descendent values). Ranged calculation attributes that use the sum roll-up type should only be used with a dependency. An attribute with a rollup type other than none will be saved as a global attribute.
  8. From the Display Value drop-down, select float, integer, money, or percent.
  9. Select Global to make the attribute a global attribute. A global attribute is required for all work item types and optional for any work type.
  10. Select Searchable to allow users in your organization to find this attribute using search.
  11. A calculated timephased attribute can be associated with dimensions. Under Dimensions, select Dimensioned and then choose the dimensions to which the attribute is associated. If you want to use a MathML calculation with the calculated timephased attribute, select Calculated and then click Calculation to open the Calculation Editor dialog box. Add the MathML calculation and click OK.
  12. Click Save.