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varunkale
Helper I
Helper I

Count combinations of different columns that contain values

I have this example data set and want to be able to create a table which has the combinations of all the different columns

Col1Col2Col3Col4
TrueTrueTrue 
 TrueTrueTrue
TrueTrueTrueTrue
True   
 TrueTrueTrue
 TrueTrue 

The required output would be:

 

CombinationsCount
Col1, Col2, Col31
Col2, Col3, Col42
Col1, Col2, Col3, Col41
Col11
Col2, Col31

 

Is there a way I can do this using PowerBI?

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RicoZhou
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @varunkale ,

 

In addition to Greg_Deckler 's reply, after you do some transformation in Power Query Editor. I think your table will look like as below.

RicoZhou_0-1669877300649.png

Then you can create calculated columns to achieve your goal.

Combinations =
CONCATENATEX (
    FILTER ( 'Table', 'Table'[Index] = EARLIER ( 'Table'[Index] ) ),
    'Table'[Attribute],
    ","
)

Create a table visual by [Combinations] column and distinct count index column.

Result is as below.

RicoZhou_1-1669877574111.png

 

Best Regards,
Rico Zhou

 

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

 

 

 

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RicoZhou
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @varunkale ,

 

In addition to Greg_Deckler 's reply, after you do some transformation in Power Query Editor. I think your table will look like as below.

RicoZhou_0-1669877300649.png

Then you can create calculated columns to achieve your goal.

Combinations =
CONCATENATEX (
    FILTER ( 'Table', 'Table'[Index] = EARLIER ( 'Table'[Index] ) ),
    'Table'[Attribute],
    ","
)

Create a table visual by [Combinations] column and distinct count index column.

Result is as below.

RicoZhou_1-1669877574111.png

 

Best Regards,
Rico Zhou

 

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

 

 

 

This is perfect thank you. Is there a way of having a combination of "Empty", if there is no value for Col1, Col2, Col3 or Col4?

Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

@varunkale Probably best to add an Index in Power Query Editor and then unpivot your 4 columns. Then this is a much easier solve I think. 


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