How do I change the currency display format for my metrics? (for data feeds)

 

We’re improving the metric creation experience. Our recent redesign lets you preview changes while you create and edit custom and calculated metrics. We’ve also combined raw and modelled data sources into a single object called a data feed.
If you see Data Feeds in the left navigation sidebar, you’ll learn how to change currency display formats in this article. If not, go here.

 

The default display for currency-formatted metric data is USD $. When creating or editing custom and calculated metrics, you can switch the currency display format, for example, to EUR € or GBP £.

Note: This is a display option only. Currency is not converted.

This article describes how to change your currency display format when:

Changing the currency display format when editing instant metrics

To change the currency display format when editing an instant metric:

  1. In the left navigation sidebar, click Metrics to open the Metric List page.
  2. Select the instant metric you want to edit from the list.
  3. Click the edit button Edit button at the top of the page. (See below.)
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  4. Click the Data tab.
  5. Under Format, click the drop-down under Currency symbol and select the desired currency display format from the list.
  6. Click Save metric.
    All instances of the metric are automatically updated with your changes.

Changing the currency display format when creating custom metrics

To change the currency display format when creating a custom metric:

  1. In the left navigation sidebar, click the + button beside Metrics and select New custom metric.
  2. Select a data feed to use for your custom metric (either create a new data feed or select an existing data feed).
  3. At Measure, select the column that includes currency formatted values.
  4. Click the Settings tab.
  5. Under FormatCurrency, click the drop-down under Currency symbol and select the desired currency display format from the list. (See below.)
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  6. Continue configuring your custom metric. When you're finished, click Save metric.
    Refer to this article if you need help configuring your custom metric.

Changing the currency display format when editing custom metrics

To change the currency display format when editing a custom metric:

  1. In the left navigation sidebar, click Metrics to open the Metric List page.
  2. Select the custom metric you want to edit from the list.
  3. Click the edit button Edit button at the top of the page. (See below.)
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  4. Click the Settings tab.
  5. Under FormatCurrency, click the drop-down under Currency symbol and select the desired currency display format from the list.
  6. Click Save metric.
    All instances of the metric are automatically updated with your changes.

Changing the currency display format when creating a calculated metric

To change the currency display format when creating a calculated metric:

  1. In the left navigation sidebar, click the + button beside Metrics and select New calculated metric.
  2. Configure your calculated metric as described in this article.
  3. Click the Settings tab.
  4. Under FormatCurrency, click the drop-down under Currency symbol and select the desired currency display format from the list.
  5. When you finished configuring your calculated metric, click Save metric.

Changing the currency display format when editing a calculated metric

To change the currency display format when editing a calculated metric:

  1. In the left navigation sidebar, click Metrics to open the Metric List page.
  2. Select the calculated metric you want to edit from the list.
  3. Click the edit button Edit button in the top of the page. (See below.)
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  4. Click the Settings tab.
  5. Under Format > Currency, click the drop-down under Currency symbol and select the desired currency display format from the list.
  6. Click Save metric.
    All instances of the metric are automatically updated with your changes.
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