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post Mar 9 2018, 02:43 PM

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I have this custom formula in a pivot table: IF(OR(MEASURE="URI17",MEASURE="AAB17"),1-(NUMERCNT2/DENOMCNT2),NUMERCNT2/DENOMCNT2).
It's always using the second formula(NUMERCNT2/DENOMCNT2) even for URI17 and AAB17. I can't figure out why it's not taking the IF OR correctly.
Any advice?
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post Mar 9 2018, 03:34 PM

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Ok, I want to calculate a formula in a pivot table. One of the fields in my data is "MEASURE". If measure = "AAB17" or "URI17" I want to use one calculation else I want to use a different calculation inside of the pivot table is this possible?

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post Mar 13 2018, 10:43 AM

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I could not get this to work either. Can you modify your source data to put the formulas there?
This post has been edited by larai: Mar 13 2018, 10:44 AM
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post Mar 13 2018, 02:33 PM

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There is a difference between a calculated item and a calculated field. Calculated fields work with other fields. Calculated items work with the values a field can take. A lot depends on how your data are organized.

Do a web search on Calculated Item to see if it will work for you.

Better still, cobble together several dozen rows of non-sensitive data that a "rigged" to take both branches of the logic and post it here.


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Please zip and attach samples. It makes life easier for those who have to figure out what you are trying to do. Thanks
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