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Distinguishing HASONEVALUE from ISINSCOPE

This article describes the differences between HASONEVALUE and ISINSCOPE, which are two useful DAX functions to control the filters and the grouping that are active in a report.  Read more

blog post –

7 reasons DAX is not easy

DAX is simple, but it is not easy. I cannot remember how many times I read this sentence on social media, attributed to me. For good reason: I have repeated this sentence at almost every classroom course I delivered over…  Read more

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Handling customers with the same name in Power BI

This article explains how to show different customers with the same name in a Power BI report by using zero-width spaces, thus simplifying the presentation without adding visible characters to make the names unique.  Read more

DAX 101 –

Using USERELATIONSHIP in DAX

This article shows how to use the USERELATIONSHIP function in DAX to change the active relationship in a CALCULATE function.  Read more

Calculation Groups –

Avoiding Pitfalls in Calculation Groups Precedence

This article describes in which conditions the precedence of calculation groups might return unexpected results when filtering calculation items in both the visuals and the measures present in a report.  Read more

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Working below a DAX formula’s granularity

This article explains how to control the result provided by a formula in a DAX measure when the meas-ure is being used in a report with granularity below the granularity supported by the formula.  Read more