# The Summary graph element
Summaries are great for giving snapshot metric reports, and also for complimenting other graph elements such as Line/Time Series graphs.
They can also have their text edited, which is great for customizations or language change.
How to add?
Create a New report or Choose from a template.
Click "Add new Element"
Click "Create a Query"
Choose your data-source (and log in if necessary)
Choose your metrics
(Optional) Choose to show the "Best" dimension for that metric
Choose your Date Settings
Use a combination of "Best" dimension selections and filters to narrow into specific areas when reporting.
Updated on: 27 / 02 / 2022