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## Concatenatex related distinct values

Hello everyone.

I have a measure in a table that gets the concatenation of values in a different table:

ListProductTypes = CONCATENATEX(Product;Product[ProductType];", ")

Work perfectly, but since I have many related Products (often with the same ProductType), I get an awful repetition of same values

e.c. Type1, Type1, Type2, Type2....

I only need to get (in this case) the distinct Type1, Type2

therefore i need something like ListProductTypes = CONCATENATEX(Product; DISTINCT ( Product[ProductType] ) ;", ")

but it doesn't work...

help would be appreciated

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Community Champion

@bugs84

Try chnaging the location of DISTINCT

ListProductTypes = CONCATENATEX(DISTINCT(Product);Product[ProductType]  ;", ")

or

ListProductTypes = CONCATENATEX(VALUES(Product);Product[ProductType]  ;", ")

Regards
Zubair

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Frequent Visitor

Hi everyone,

I have a table:

Col1           ,Col2

a 1
b 2
c 3
a 4
b 5
c 6
a 7
b 8
c 9
d 10
e null
f null
g null

i want to concatenate the column Col2 to get:

a 1,4,7
b 2,5,8
c 3,6,9
d 4,7,10
e
f
g

Here is the formula i used: «CONCATENATEX(Merge1,Merge1[Col2],"; ")»

The result i get is:

a 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,,,
b 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,,,
c 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,,,
d 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,,,
e 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,,,
f 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,,,
g 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,,,

i'm not sure if i missed something

Frequent Visitor

Hi,

Sorround it with CALCULATE, it should works.

CALCULATE(CONCATENATEX(Merge1,Merge1[Col2],"; "))

Microsoft Employee

Hi @bugs84,

Have you tried the solution provided by @Zubair_Muhammad above? Does it work in your scenario? If it works, could you accept it as solution to close this thread?

If you still have any question on this issue, feel free to post here.

Regards

Community Champion

@bugs84

Try chnaging the location of DISTINCT

ListProductTypes = CONCATENATEX(DISTINCT(Product);Product[ProductType]  ;", ")

or

ListProductTypes = CONCATENATEX(VALUES(Product);Product[ProductType]  ;", ")

Regards
Zubair

Frequent Visitor

Thank you very much!

I tried the first solution and it works perfectly!

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