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oehlenschlaeger
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Thousand separator using COUNT values

I have two tables: One displaying the SUM of values, the other the count of values.

I can only manage to show thousand separator for the table with SUM of values.

When using COUNT there is no thousand separator.

Any idea how to solve this problem?

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sokg
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hi @oehlenschlaeger 

 

select the field and click at the red cickle

 

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That works fine wiht SUM, but not COUNTpbi.png

hi @oehlenschlaeger,

 

have you created a measure or are you just pulling in a column to the vaue field? If the latter is the case, then the formatting of the column have no impact. Try creating a measure, number of cases = count(caseID), and format the measure according to you need

Creating a measure with count value solved the thousand separator issue. 

The collumn is just pulled in the vaue field. Then i can choose SUM, AVG, COUNT etc.

But the thousind separator is only there, when i choose SUM.

In excel there is no problem.

 

The work around you suggest is cumbersome in my case.

I think it should be easy to format everything in the value field. Like in excel.

Numbers wiht more than 5 digits can be hard to overlook - the reasion for the separator 🙂

 

OK - i made a work around myself.

I made a column with the name antal (Danish for count) with the value of 1.

And dragged it into the value field and choosed SUM.

Image1.jpg

 

 

Anonymous
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This works for count. Thank you.

But what, if you wanna have a distinct count on a specific column?

Then you cannot just work with this additional column.

 

Anyony has a solution for that, other than creating a measure?

Hi @oehlenschlaeger  and @Anonymous 

In the Formatting Pane>Specifi column>Values>Value decimal places, enter 0 decimal places instead of "Auto" and that will display the thousand separator.

It's a very un intuitive way of doing it but Power BI has never fix it.  

 

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