can some one help me in understanding combined text summary

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can some one help me in understanding combined text summary. What is the feature and how do i use it?

if explained by example or send a link for the explanation that will be great.

Thanks
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Imagine you have a parent-record and multiple child records.  Using this new combined-text field; you can summarize the unique-values from a text-field from ALL of the child-records and let them be displayed in the Parent-Record.  The summary field display will separate each child-record entry in a group, similar to multi-select text values.  In some cases, that format can be hard to view/display; so I often have to build an additional formula-text field using the function ToText() on the summarized-field to display the content properly, separated by semi-colons.   

If you have the same value from that child-field more than once; it will only display once in the combined text summary field.

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Just to add some color. It will roll up the first 25 Unique child text fields. So 25 and Unique.
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Thanks Mark - I had not run into this limitation yet; but I do love these fields for a whole bunch of reasons.
thanks a lot !