Using Count to display total at top of page prior to detail section

Crystal Reports 2016 SP4

I wish to display a count of records based on a certain criteria at the Top of the report before the detailed listing.  Is it appropriate to use the Count() function to accomplish this.

SQL Columns

Location   Trustee
A Block          N
A Block          Y
B Block          Y


So in this case I wish to display the count of  all Records where Trustee  is "Y".

Count of Trustee:  2
MikeM670Asked:
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mlmccCommented:
The only option you have with COUNT is to count all records or count the non-null records.

YOu can accomplish what you want with a formula

Name - YesTrustee
If {TrusteeField} = 'Y' then
    1
ELse
    0

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YOu can then use a summary SUM on that to get the count

SUm({@YesTrustee})

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MikeM670Author Commented:
Worked perfectly.
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