Within BS Skills there is a plugin for the placeholder CSType, that allows calculating an aggregated value over the children of a folder.
The following aggregations are available:
Count of children
The children can be narrowed down to 1-5 hierarchy levels. The units can optionally be left away. Objects with no value for an aggregated attribute are ignored. If all children have only empty attributes the aggregation value will also simply be empty.
In the following screenshot, the aggregation is used in the attribute “Width Range”, showing the minimum and maximum value of the attribute “Width” over the children.
The attribute here is configured as follows:
Relevant are the settings:
Use the placeholder CSType as the carrier for the plugin.
BS Aggregate Children Values
Here the actual plugin is selected
The attribute that should be aggregated
Defines how the values are aggregated
When multiple values are shown (like in mode Range or List) this separator is used to separate the values
If the unit should be displayed
1-5 Levels of Children
How many levels of children should be considered