Home : Other Facility Group Summary
Q14472 - INFO: Other Facility Group Summary

Used to place summary statistics for other facility databases grouped by a date range (month, day, ...) for a list of variables on a spread report.  Example:  Show the monthly average for Raw Water pH, Blender pH, and POE pH from the Water Plant database when I am in the Wastewater database.


Facility: Choose the Facility to Add variables from. 

Choose Variables By: Sets how to select the variables to summarize. 

By Selection allows you to use the variable browser to pick the variables to summarize.  Click  to display the variable browser for the selected facility to add variables to the list. 

By Where Clause:  Will be disabled, can only be used when locating Combined Multi variable Stat

Stat: Sets the summary statistic to use.  Choose one from the following on the dropdown list:

Stat Notes
Avg Average of values
Sum Total of values
Max Maximum value
Min Minimum value
First First value found by date
Last Last value found by date
GMean1 Returns the Geometric Mean of the values (convert 0 (zeros) to 1)
GMean2 Returns the Geometric Mean of the values (Add one to all if zero found)
GMean3 Returns the Geometric Mean of the values (Ignore zeros)
NOS,Count Retruns the count or number of values found
PERCxx Returns the value at the xx Percentile (i.e. PERC90).
PERAxx Returns the value at the xx Percentile (averages two closest values if exact match not found)
GTx Returns the number of values greater than x (i.e. GT30).
LTx Returns the number of values less than x.
EQx Returns the number of values equal to x
NEx Returns the number of values not equal to x.

Locate Statistic for: Sets the number of values to place and the grouping of the data.  For example, to summarize a column of daily values for one month, enter 1, or, to place a statistic for 12 consecutive months, enter 12.  The drop down list sets the grouping parameter in the Group function (ie GAVG, GMAX).

Group By Description

Parameter in Formula


Group Data by hours (typically used to summarize 15 minute, 1 minute,etc... date)


Partial Days

Group data by certain hours of the day (i.e. 8AM thru 5PM).  When this option is selected you will be prompted to set the Start Time and Stop Time for the grouping.



Group data by days (typically used to summarize data from hourly, 15 Minute, 1 minute, etc... data)



Group data by months



Group data by entire quarter



Group data by Jan - June and July - Dec.



Group data by Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall



Group data by Calendar years


Year to End Date

Group data from start of year through the end date of the report


Year to Start Date

Group data from start of the year though one day before the start date of the report


Moving 12 Month

 Group data by 11 months prior to the Start Date through the end of the month of the start date.


Moving N Day

Group data by N number of days.  You will be prompted for the number of days.


Report Dates

Group data from Start Date of report through the End Date of the Report.


All (1970 - Now)

Calculate Statistic for all data (1970 through the current date)


Place <, >, or ND Symbol with statistic:  If the variables allow entry of data qualifiers (i.e. <, >, or ND) do you want the symbol to be placed with the calculated statistic. If checked and a statistic that does not find a particular value (i.e. Max, Min, First... find a value, Avg, GeoMean, Total do not) is chosen the following options will be given:

"if one value contains a < or >"
"if all values contain a < or >"
"if half the values are < or >"
"cascade all symbols"

Decimal Places:  The number of digits to show behind the decimal point.  This value will default to the number of decimal places defined in the description of the variable selected.  See Also: Formatting with 'Not Fixed'

Place Data Across: When placing data into the report, locate across columns instead of down rows.  

Locate data backward in time:  If checked, data will be placed for previous time periods instead of next time periods.  For example, if you are locating 12 monthly averages and you want the current month and the previous 11 months you would check this box.


Place Start Date of Group: If checked, places the start date of each group beside the data. 

Place End Date of Group: If checked, places the end date of each group beside the data.


Sets the text to display for headers



Related Articles
No Related Articles Available.

Article Attachments
No Attachments Available.

Related External Links
No Related Links Available.
Help us improve this article...
What did you think of this article?


Tell us why you rated the content this way. (optional)
Approved Comments...
No user comments available for this article.
Created on 9/18/2017 5:06 PM.
Last Modified on 9/19/2017 11:21 AM.
Last Modified by Scott Dorner.
Article has been viewed 956 times.
Rated 0 out of 10 based on 0 votes.
Print Article
Email Article