# DISTINCTCOUNTNOBLANK

Counts the number of distinct values in a column.

## Syntax

DISTINCTCOUNTNOBLANK (<column>)


### Parameters

Term Description
column The column that contains the values to be counted

## Return value

The number of distinct values in column.

## Remarks

• Unlike DISTINCTCOUNT function, DISTINCTCOUNTNOBLANK does not include the BLANK value.

• This function is not supported for use in DirectQuery mode when used in calculated columns or row-level security (RLS) rules.

## Example

The following example shows how to count the number of distinct sales orders in the column ResellerSales_USD[SalesOrderNumber].

= DISTINCTCOUNT(ResellerSales_USD[SalesOrderNumber])


DAX query

EVALUATE
ROW(
"DistinctCountNoBlank", DISTINCTCOUNTNOBLANK(DimProduct[EndDate]),
"DistinctCount", DISTINCTCOUNT(DimProduct[EndDate])
)

[DistinctCountNoBlank] [DistinctCount]
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