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Using distinct count measure in Pivot table

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    Using distinct count measure in Pivot table

    Hi all,

    i am trying to create a measure in a pivot table that gives me a distinct count for a text field.

    Here the example. Basically i need to create the measure "family count":

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    Thank you!

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    Re: Using distinct count measure in Pivot table

    Hello HR85 and Welcome to Excel Forum.
    I am assuming that you are using a version of Excel (not windows) that supports Power Pivot.
    Attached is a file that illustrates one way to accomplish what I believe you want.
    1. Convert the data into an Excel table (Ctrl + t)
    2. Add the table to the data model
    3. Add the following measure: Family Count:=DISTINCTCOUNT(Table1[Family])
    4. Produce a pivot table from the data model with category in the Rows area and the Family Count measure in the Values area
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