Managing Formulas

Last updated on Oct 11, 2021

Formulas allow you to build metrics and understand the ratios of your events. Our mathematical interface provides a tool to compare events in your platform and understand how they affect each other over time.


Accessing Formulas

To access the Formulas page:

  • Click Formulas under the Tools section of the sidebar.

Creating a New Formula

To create a new formula:

  1. From the Formulas page, click the Create New Formula button in the top right.
  2. Enter a Name and Description for the formula.
  3. Click Create.
    Buffer Events Formula
  4. Click Add Event and select the desired event from the drop-down. Repeat as desired for up to 5 events.

Adding Operations

Once you have added at least two events to your formula, you can select the operations to calculate your formula. 

To add operations:

  1. Click the + symbol between two events.
  2. Select the desired operation from the drop-down menu.
  3. Select whether the parentheses apply to the operation.