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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

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Obtaining accurate totals in DAX

This article describes how to compute visual totals accurately, in case a measure does not provide the right result at the total level but works correctly in other rows of the report.  Read more

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The COALESCE function in DAX

COALESCE is a DAX function introduced in March 2020. This article describes the purpose of COALESCE and how to simplify DAX expressions by removing verbose conditions, and yet obtain the same result.  Read more

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Sorting months in fiscal calendars

This article shows a basic technique used to sort months according to a fiscal calendar, by using a couple of calculated columns and the “sort by column” feature of Power BI.  Read more

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The importance of star schemas in Power BI

Creating a star schema in Power BI is the best practice to improve performance and more importantly, to ensure accurate results! This article shows why a star schema can fix some of the issues in your report.  Read more