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## Get most used value from table

Hey there!
I'm breaking my mind with this, can someone help?

I wanna get the most used value from table, example:
Row 1: A

Row 2: B
Row 3: A
And append to a string this value ("A" in this case). Kinda simple, but i can't figure out how to do this

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Super User

hi @Merida

Assuming your column = col1 try this:

label1.Text =

``````First(
Sort(
GroupBy(
yourDataSource,
"col1",
"mostOften"
),
"total",
CountRows(mostOften)
),
total,
Descending
)
).col1``````

GroupBy aggregate occurrence and it it is captured in "total" the table is then sorted in descending order - the first letter with the highest total will be returned.  This does not deal with two letters being at the same highest score, is that important as well?

hope it helps,

R

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Super User

hi @Merida

Assuming your column = col1 try this:

label1.Text =

``````First(
Sort(
GroupBy(
yourDataSource,
"col1",
"mostOften"
),
"total",
CountRows(mostOften)
),
total,
Descending
)
).col1``````

GroupBy aggregate occurrence and it it is captured in "total" the table is then sorted in descending order - the first letter with the highest total will be returned.  This does not deal with two letters being at the same highest score, is that important as well?

hope it helps,

R

hey there if you liked the post give it a thumbs up, and if it solved your question please accept it as a solution.
Helper I

That works @rubin_boer !

Exactly what i was trying, also, thanks for the explanation 🙂

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