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Summarizing demographics

Question asked by JohnD6547 on Oct 10, 2014
Latest reply on Oct 11, 2014 by philmodjunk

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Summarizing demographics

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I'm new to FileMaker, so please bear with what seems like it should be a simple question.  I have a table of people that includes information fields like age, gender (designated by M or F), ethnicity etc.  In addition, each person belongs to one of 6 groups, identified in a field named Group by a number from 1 to 6.

I'd like to generate a layout that summarizes the demographics of this collection, first for all members and then by group, including pie charts that show gender and ethnicity breakdowns.  However, I can't figure out how to get the charts to behave.  I have my table sorted by group, but when I try to create a gender or ethnicity pie chart in a subsummary report, I get a single slice for each member of the group.  I must be missing something obvious, but I can't figure out what it is.

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