You can create a new metric either from scratch or based on an existing one.
Required Permissions: Cloud Analytics, Metrics Manager
Custom metrics are defined with attributions. The attributions must already exist before you can create a custom metric out of them. Follow the instructions to Create attributions if necessary.
Create a metric
To create a new metric from scratch:
Select Analytics from the top navigation bar, and then select Metrics.
Select + New metric in the upper-right corner.
To make a copy of an existing metric:
Select the metric name on the main Metrics screen to open the metric page.
Select the Clone metric icon in the upper-right corner.
Configure the metric:
Enter a name for the new metric. You can also use the file icon at the rightmost end of the text field to add a description to the metric.
Define the metric components. Each component is an attribution measured against a base metric (
Formulate your metric.
The components defined in the previous step are indicated as variables
Cetc. according to the order they are defined.
You can use the following operators in a metric formula:
). Custom metric formulas support standard order of operations.
Select whether to use number or percentage.
A valid formula with meaningful results will show a preview chart of the metric.
You can switch between the Line Chart view and the Table view.