How to customise header labels/captions when using measures

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Yousif Ahmed asked on March 5, 2019

Hi there, 
I am currently evaluating Flexmonster for use in our app – so far everything has gone really well, and I am in the process of figuring out how to use calculated measures to display custom aggregation such as weighted averages.
 
Our data is often pre-aggregated, for example when displaying averages or standard deviation. This mostly works great with the flexmonster pivot, and I have been able to use calculated measures successfully to create custom aggregations such as weighted averages. 
However, one problem I am struggling to solve is that even if I set the the caption for a measure, this seems to be used together with the aggregation, so the label reads “Sum of X”. The grand total caption seems to work as I expected, but the regular caption always appears together with the aggregation. I have made a jsfiddle based on one of your examples to illustrate:
https://jsfiddle.net/yahmed/q4083ftg/9/
 
Is this by design? If so is there another way to override this label to show a custom caption without the aggregation? eg. Just ‘Price’ rather than ‘Sum of Price’?
 
Many thanks,
 
Yousif
Yousif
 
 

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Dmytro Zvazhii Flexmonster March 5, 2019

Hello Yousif,
Thank you for your question.
It seems that you are looking for showAggregationLabels property. Please refer to our docs for more information: https://www.flexmonster.com/api/options-object/.
Also here is the jsfiddle example: https://jsfiddle.net/flexmonster/x4caeonm/2/.
Please let us know if everything works fine for you.
Regards,
Dmytro

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Yousif Ahmed March 5, 2019

Thanks Dmytro, that works great. I started trying to use customizeCell to replace the labels but this is exactly what I was looking for
 
Many thanks,
 
Yousif

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