How to Create and Use a Nested or Hierarchically Structured Table

To create a nested or hierarchically structured table in CODAP choose an attribute (column header) that has values that can be used to group the data. Drag this attribute to the left into the white space along the left side of the table. When that space becomes yellow, drop the attribute there, creating a parent collection.

The GIF above shows that the data about various mammals has been organized by diet. The video below shows some of the useful things you can do with a nested or hierarchically structured table in CODAP, including using it to calculate summary statistics.

Was this Article Useful? 

Add new comment

Comments are closed for the CODAP Help site. If you have a question or problem, please post on the CODAP Help Forum instead. Thank you.