How to show two comparisons at the same time on a scorecard in Looker Studio?

Are you more of a Year over Year person, or a Month over Month person? Seems silly asked this way, but we've noticed that most people have a strong view on which date comparison they want to focus on. No worries, in this article we'll explain you how to show two comparisons at the same time on a scorecard in Looker Studio. The best of both worlds, united together, as one!


That's a quick and dirty trick that does the job, but we can tell, it still produces the wow effect!


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Create a first scorecard and choose your base comparison

First of, please create a scorecard, choose a comparison date range (in our example we'll do previous year), align center metric label, metric value & comparison, do not show chart header, and you should see something like that:

looker studio show 2 comparisons at the same time on a scorecard

Create a second scorecard, change comparison date range... and make the label and value disappear!

Now, here comes the trick.


Please copy paste the scorecard. In the setup ribbon, change the comparison date range to Previous period. And in the style ribbon, change the font color to white.

Last but not least, right click on your new scorecard, then Order, Send to back, and place it where it looks good to you.


That's it, you now have 2 dynamic comparisons for a single scorecard! Just add a bit of context, and you're good to go:

looker studio show 2 comparisons at the same time on a scorecard YoY and MoM

In this quick article, we've reviewed how to show two comparisons at the same time on a scorecard in Looker Studio.

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