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Publication date: 11/10/2021

Group Columns in Data Tables

Group columns within a single heading to manage large numbers of columns and facilitate analysis role assignment. Grouped columns appear in an outline format within the Columns panel.

To group or ungroup columns

1. Within the data grid, select the columns that you want to group.

2. From the main menu, select Cols > Group Columns or Cols > Ungroup Columns.


1. From the Columns panel, select the columns that you want to group.

2. Right-click the selected columns and select Group Columns or Ungroup Columns.

Note: Grouped columns are automatically retained for data tables generated from the following commands: Subset, Sort, Summary, Join, Stack, and Split. For the Stack command, if all the columns in the stack group belong to the same columns group, then the group's name is used for the column name.

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