Calculating Row Number

Data Pipeline

It can often be handy to have row numbers when viewing data in tabular form.

Let’s take a look at how we can calculate row numbers in the Data Pipeline in order to generate a Table chart similar to the following:

The table will look like this

To add a row id column to your chart, open a chart in the Data Explorer, click the + button in the Data Pipeline, and choose Add Column.

Choose Add Column in the Pipeline

Then select Custom formula as the Formula Type, and enter the following as your custom formula:


Click Apply & Close and your new column will be added.

Use a custom formula in the Pipeline

If you want your new row id column to be the first column in your chart, add a Reorder Columns Pipeline Step and move your new column to the top.

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