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Summing a measure column having break based on another column


I have the following sample webI report.

Vendor No. Cost Status 100 1000 Y N N Y 200 2000 Y 300 2000 N 400 5000 Y

I want to calculate total cost for all vendors having status "Y". In the report break is applied on 'Vendor No.' and 'Cost' Column.

I have used the following formula

=Sum(Cost) In Break where (Status="Y")

But it is giving the total cost as 9000. It is summing up the two rows of "Y" for vendor "100" to 2000 rather than taking only 1000. The correct total cost value will be 8000 ie, '1000' from Vendor No. '100', '2000' from Vendor No.'200' and '5000' from Vendor No.'400'.

Please suggest a formula that will show the correct total cost.

I am using SAP BOXI R3.1 version.



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  • Jan 14, 2015 at 03:46 AM


    Can you explain the logic on which you want to exclude the second Y value for vendor 100.As per my understanding you are calculating the total cost where status is Y and 9000 is correct in this case.

    And if you want to display only only one status Y for each Vendor then use below formula.

    =Sum(Max([Cost])) Where ([Status]="Y") in this you will get the 8000.


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