Counts the number of distinct values in a column.


Parameter Attributes Description

The column for which the distinct values are counted, no blank value included.

Return values

Scalar A single integer value.

The number of distinct values in ColumnName, ignoring the blank value.

Last update: Sep 17, 2019   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo, Imke Feldmann

MSDN documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/distinctcountnoblank-function-dax

DAX Conventions
Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.


Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.


This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.


This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.


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