The Measure Editor - General

When you double-click a Measure in the Model view, its Measure Editor opens, allowing you to configure all properties associated with a measure.

General Properties


The top section of the the Measure Editor displays a few general properties for the Measure:

  • Description
Measure description (the description may be pulled through from the Data Source tag’s description, if the Data Source includes a description)
  • Format
Report format used to display the summary values (in this case, 1 decimal place)
  • Unit
Unit of measure (the unit of measure was pulled through from the Data Source tag’s engineering unit, if the Data Source includes an engineering unit)
Specifies the number of time periods into the future that the Data Engine should create time periods for this measure.  The time period interval depends on the Interval Type of the measure.
  • Backfill
The date and time used by the Data Engine to go back in history and retrieve the data for this measure.  If this is a Retrieved measure, data will be requested from the Data Source from the Backfill date until Now.

 The following sections of the Measure Editor are discussed in different articles:


This section displays any other objects in your Flow System that depend on this measure. 


Examples include:

  • Other measures that may use this measure in calculations or aggregations
  • Charts
  • Forms
  • Messages

Change Log

This section displays a change log for this specific measure, from creation to deployment, until now.  Any changes that are made to the measure’s configuration will be logged here.


If you cannot find logs that you are looking for, click the "Search" icon (magnifying glass) and change the search parameters (e.g. Date, User, Activity)


Click the Refresh icon to apply your search parameters.

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