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Creating A Data Visualization Calculation In Oracle Analytics Assigns The Type As 'Attribute' Instead of Expected Measure Type (Doc ID 2736464.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Analytics Cloud - Version 105.8.0 and later
Oracle Analytics Cloud - Classic - Version 105.8.0 and later
Oracle Analytics Server - Version 5.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have created a simple calculation with only a number as an expression (such as 1.0). Once saved, you observe the 'Type' is set to attribute when a type of measure is expected.
Casting as a numeric also does not change the type assigned.

This may be the case in Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) or Oracle Analytics Server (OAS)

Cause

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