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## Syntax for alternate state with conditions

Hello,

I need to do a distinct count on Seq# when Payer Type = 'T' for State1 and State2. Here is what I'm using...

=Count({State2}{\$<[Payer Type]={T}>} DISTINCT([Seq#]))

From what I can tell this formula renders all states, not just State2. Do I have my syntax incorrect?

Thanks so much.

BW

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I tweaked what you had a little and I think this is it. Just in case anyone reads this here is the final winning combo!

=Count({State2 * \$<[Payer Type]={T}>} DISTINCT([Seq#]))

Rob - thank you so much. It's so nice to be able to bounce these dilemma's off others:) Much appreciated.

BW

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MVP & Luminary

You have too many braces. Should be:

Count({State2<[Payer Type]={T}>} DISTINCT([Seq#]))

-Rob

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It looks like it changes by state now but when I select other filters it's disregarding them. So here's what I now have...

=Count({State2<[Payer Type]={T}>} DISTINCT([Seq#]))

Do I need to add \$ somewhere to ensure the inherited filters apply?

MVP & Luminary

I think it's back to your original syntax but with "*" between the sets:

=Count({State2 * \$<[Payer Type]={T}>} DISTINCT([Seq#]))

Note corrected syntax.

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I tweaked what you had a little and I think this is it. Just in case anyone reads this here is the final winning combo!

=Count({State2 * \$<[Payer Type]={T}>} DISTINCT([Seq#]))

Rob - thank you so much. It's so nice to be able to bounce these dilemma's off others:) Much appreciated.

BW

MVP & Luminary

Glad to help. Don't forget to mark something (including your own response ) as correct to close the thread.

-Rob

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Rob - how would this formula look if I didn't need to define payer type = T but wanted all filters not in State2 to apply?

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