Group By "Concat Distinct" Now Live!

AndreaLovesData Domo Product Manager
edited February 23 in Magic ETL

I wanted to make a quick post to let you know about an update we made to the Group By tile in Magic. 

In your instances, you should now see the ability to choose a new options when defining how a column should be aggregated in the Group By tile: 

  • Combine distinct strings separated by , 

This allows you to create an aggregate column that includes a list of distinct values rather than having to choose just the first/last value, a count of items in the aggregation, or a non-distinct list of values. 

(Note: The equivalent in an expression/formula would be GROUP_CONCAT(DISTINCT argument SEPARATOR ', '))

While relatively minor, we think this change will make using Group By in Magic just a little bit nicer.  

Let me know if you have any questions or thoughts. 


Andrea (your friendly neighborhood Magic Product Manager) 

Domo Product Manager for Data Transformation (MagicETL)



  • GrantSmith

    This is great @AndreaLovesData!

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  • ArborRose

    Thanks for the information. I could have used this ability as a solution to a question I asked last week.

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  • marcel_luthi

    Really glad this is now available as a default option in the tile!