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# How do I get just the first second and third values for a dimension for a record?

Mar 19 at 06:17 PM

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I have a dimension and I just want to show the first couple of values for it. For example

Student ID Restriction Name

1 FAH John Smith

1 BOH John Smith

1 ABC John Smith

2 BOH George Davis

2 ABC George Davis

I want to have it so each student is only on one line, so I want to show the first three restrictions in one line...

Student ID Restriction1 Restriciton2 Restiction3 Name

1 FAH BOH ABC John Smith

2 BOH ABC George Davis

What is the bast way to do this?

Hi Amit,

I guess the person who posted question actually has to consider a comment as an answer.

Was it any different now??.

Thanks,

Jothi

Jyothirmayee A

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AMIT KUMAR

Gotcha!.

Thanks Amit.

Jyothirmayee A Mar 20 at 04:22 PM
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Hi ,

Try these variables.

1. [Rest] =Last([Restriction) In ([Std Name])

2. [Concat Rest] =If(Not(IsNull(Previous(Self;([Std Name]))));Previous(Self;([Std Name])) + ", ") + [Restriction]

3. [Rest Concat] = =[Concat Rest] Where ([Restriction] = [Rest]); this would be Detail associated dimension is "Restriction".

Drag and drop 3rd variable into table.

Thanks,

Jothi

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Hi Joyhi,