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sasrsc1966
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Resolver I

why does this put the new variable names in reverse?

In this sample below... I am trying to create 2 new variables...
Count and CountPending
the count is a new column that is created that is the sum of the seats requested where ticketstatusid=1
the countpending is a new column where the seats requested does not equal 1.

the counts are working and a new collection is created but the value for variable name count is associated with the values for the countpending filter and vice versa.
I thought the syntax was addcolumns(table, col1, formula, col2, formula)

 

ClearCollect(TicketRequestCounts,DropColumns(AddColumns(GroupBy('Ticket Request',"EventId","GroupedItems"),"Count",Sum(Filter(GroupedItems,TicketStatusId=1),'Seats Requested'),"CountPending",Sum(Filter(GroupedItems,TicketStatusId <> 1),'Seats Requested')),"GroupedItems"));

 

I'm sure this is something obvious but I'm pretty cross eyed at this point....any thoughts?
If anyone has any ideas for improving the formula let me know please.

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sasrsc1966
Resolver I
Resolver I

Ignore please this is actually correct - it would help if I knew my own data. At least above someone has an example of how to do it 😉

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WarrenBelz
Super User
Super User

Hi @sasrsc1966

Firstly, you might consider calling Count something else as it is a Reserved Word in Power Apps, however your syntax

 

ClearCollect(
   TicketRequestCounts,
   DropColumns(
      AddColumns(
         GroupBy(
            'Ticket Request',
            "EventId",
            "GroupedItems"
         ),
         "Count",
         Sum(
            Filter(
               GroupedItems,
               TicketStatusId=1
            ),
           'Seats Requested'
         ),
         "CountPending",
         Sum(
            Filter(
               GroupedItems,
               TicketStatusId <> 1
            ),
           'Seats Requested'
         )
      ),
      "GroupedItems"
   )
)

should get the desired result. I assume TicketStatusId is numeric? If so you could use >1 rather than <>1, but I don't think that is the issue.

 

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sasrsc1966
Resolver I
Resolver I

Ignore please this is actually correct - it would help if I knew my own data. At least above someone has an example of how to do it 😉

Thanks Warren (Mr Power Apps guru)... yes, I'll do that. sorry for wasting your time on this one.. 

No problems @sasrsc1966 ,

Just one thing you might consider in future when posting code, use Format Text and post it in a code box as in my post - it makes it much easier to read and correct if necessary.

Thanks for the tip Warren...always trying to better myself.

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