Measure Descriptions

End-users see a tooltip when hovering over measures; the default tooltip consists of the measure name. You can customize the measure tooltip by adding a description via the Measure Editor. This can be a good way of providing end-users with additional information or context about the data model.

Note that descriptions added via the column's Properties panel do not appear in the measure tooltip.

Add a Measure Description

Add the measure description to the Description field (green highlight below) in the Measure Editor.

When hovering over the measure in the data model, the user will see the measure description in the tooltip:

The tooltip also appears when hovering over the measure in the visualization: