Popular Functions

Functions are powerful tools that allow you to perform complex analysis, while still having access to your entire database. Learn more about how to use functions.

These functions are the most popular functions in Sigma. Click on the name in the left column to learn more about the function.

If Returns the value following the first condition that is met.
 CountIf
Counts the number of rows in a table or group for which all given conditions are true.
 SumIf
Sum the values in a column if all the conditions are true.
 Sum
Sum the values in a column or group.
Avg 
Calculate the average of a column of numbers.
Min
Find the minimum value for a column or group. 
Max
Find the maximum value for a column or group. 
Count
Count the non-Null values within a column or group.
CountDistinct
Counts the number of unique values within a column or group.
Concat
Combine strings together.
Contains
Returns true if a string contains a substring.
Right
Returns a substring terminating at the end of a given string.
Choose
Returns the value with the corresponding index position. When an index number is provided and a corresponding value does not exist, a Null result is returned.
BinRange
Computes the bin for a value using the provided lower bounds.
Coalesce
Returns the first non-Null value from the arguments provided.
DateDiff
Calculates the time difference between two dates.
Today
Returns the current UTC date.
MovingAvg
Calculates the numerical average in a moving window.
CumulativeSum
Calculates the sum across the values up to and including the current value. 
First
Repeats the first row value of the given column for every row in the output column.
Nth
Repeat the nth value of the the given column for every row in a column.
Lead Shift a column upward.
Rank Rank the rows in the table using the input column. Begins with 1. Identical values are assigned identical rank. Defaults to sort Ascending.
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