Topic: DAX

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DAX 101 –

Mark as Date table

Tabular models (including Power BI) require marking the Date table as a date table to get appropriate results with time intelligence calculations. This article explains why this setting is required.  Read more

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Introducing LOOKUPVALUE

This article shows the reader how to use LOOKUPVALUE, which is a handy function for any developer to have in their toolbelt.  Read more

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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

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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