Your query’s data is automatically organized into Measures and Dimensions based on datatype to enable quick categorizing or aggregating in Mode’s chart editor. Measures and Dimensions can be dropped into either axes drop zones.
A measures is a field of quantitative data. They are dependent variables with information that can added up, averaged, counted, and more. Measures can be aggregated in the chart editor with a right click. They are typically fields like sales, temperature, or frequency.
A Dimension is a field of qualitative data that gives context to Measures. Dimensions typically hold discrete data such as categories or hierarchies that cannot be aggregated. Examples include dates, customer IDs, or customer segments.
Last Updated July 12, 2017