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count master data COMBINATION in query designer only one time...

Hi Members,

I create a query with characteristics A, B , C, D and a counter key figure Kf in cube for every record.

For the 3 first characteristics i want to count only one time every data combination, event if they exist many times.

How can i realize this (for example with calculated key figure)? (This has to be like COUNT DISTINCT, but in Query designer)

Many thanks for helping.

Kind reagrds

Arnaud

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    Posted on Jun 04, 2012 at 01:46 PM

    You need two keyFigures. In Report show only A,B,C with KF1 (normal count). In 2nd KF2 you can use the count in combination with exception aggregation in D.

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    • Hi Christian,

      It is looking like the the KFI does not aggregate and counts each combination A B C one time, this means works like DISTINCT COUNT.

      If this is true, that will be the answer to my problem, where i want to count only one time (DISTINCT COUNT) every combination and aggregate, when i select in the report only column A, or columns A B.

      May be you can confirm whether this is the right result.

      Many thanks

      Kind regards

      Arnaud

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