TextCount - script function

TextCount() returns the number of field values that are non-numeric aggregated in the expression, as defined by a group by clause.

Syntax:  

TextCount ( [ distinct ] expr)

Return data type: integer

Arguments:  

Argument Description
expr Expression The expression or field containing the data to be measured.
distinct If the word distinct occurs before the expression, all duplicates are disregarded.

Examples and results:  

Add the example script to your app and run it. Then add, at least, the fields listed in the results column to a sheet in our app to see the result.

To get the same look as in the result column below, in the properties panel, under Sorting, switch from Auto to Custom, then deselect numerical and alphabetical sorting.

Example Result

Temp:

LOAD * inline [

Customer|Product|OrderNumber|UnitSales|UnitPrice

Astrida|AA|1|4|16

Astrida|AA|7|10|15

Astrida|BB|4|9|9

Betacab|CC|6|5|10

Betacab|AA|5|2|20

Betacab|BB||| 25

Canutility|AA|||15

Canutility|CC| ||19

Divadip|CC|2|4|16

Divadip|DD|3|1|25

] (delimiter is '|');

TextCount1:

LOAD Customer,TextCount(Product) as ProductTextCount Resident Temp Group By Customer;

 

Customer
Astrida
Betacab
Canutility
Divadip

ProductTextCount
3
3
2
2
LOAD Customer,TextCount(OrderNumber) as OrderNumberTextCount Resident Temp Group By Customer;

Customer
Astrida
Betacab
Canutility
Divadip

OrderNumberTextCount
0
1
2
0