This article will help you to:
Understand calculated dimensions
Create calculated dimensions
Use calculated dimensions
Calculated dimensions are a new way to customize the display of your API dimensions. With rules you can fuse dimensions in a new one if they meet the requirements of the rule condition.
On this exemple we transform the dimension "ga:dayOfWeekName" in order to merge Saturday and Sunday and label them as "Weekend".
Here's the result in a simple table widget:
Create a calculated dimension
Go to the Data Source tab and hit "manage dataset" for any data source of your choice.
Under Calculated Dimensions, click on "Add one".
Once your calculated dimension is created choose a dimension.
Add a rule and build your conditions. You can also import a rule through a JSON file.
Build your condition with one or several rules.
Don't forget to name your calculated dimension!
Use a calculated dimension
From the builder mode, when creating your report, calculated dimensions simply show up in the same list with other dimensions.