Change the data role

When you create a dataset, the source data is automatically profiled. As a result, the role of data in each column is automatically identified. Data can be classified as follows:

Measure
Dimension
Geo dimension

Date

Time
DateTime

For each data source, check if the data roles are identified correctly. In some situations, you may need to manually change the data role in Data Preparation.

Prerequisites
  • You are creating or editing a dataset.
  • The Step 2 – Refine page or Step 3 – Join and preview is open.
Procedure

Depending on the step of dataset creation, follow the steps in the corresponding section: