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2625275 - How do I create an Average that ignores NULLs and 0s in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)?


How do I create an Average that ignores NULLs and 0s in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)?


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2018.4.1


  1. Open your SAP Analytics Cloud Model (Browse > Models)
  2. Click "Account"
  3. Add a new row to account:
    • ID=MyAverage
    • Description=MyAverage
    • AccountType=NFIN
    • Exception Aggregation Type=AVG excl. 0, NULL
    • Exception Aggregation Dimension=Dimension(s) Over Which Average Is Valid
    • Formula=[Account/Measure To Average]
  4. Save Model
  5. Use MyAverage in your Story

The above resolution applies for Planning and Analytic Models but for Live Data Models (Remote HANA Views) your HANA system must have at least the version of

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