Topic: DAX

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The easiest way to start using variables in #dax

A few months ago, I and Alberto realized that the reason why variables are not used in DAX as they should is that… there are not many examples out there! For this reason,¬†we made a commitment to use them more…  Read more

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New function and the importance of variables in #dax

I recently wrote a few articles about a new function in DAX and the use of variables. For those of you using Power BI or Azure Analysis Services, you always have access to the latest version of the language. Well, in reality I see that new features appears  Read more

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Avoid measure and column with the same name in #dax

I recently wrote an article about duplicated names in DAX to highlight a possible case where you can have a measure with the same name of a column. This is not a good idea, mainly because the syntax to reference a measure and a column is identical, and  Read more

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Unexpected side effects of table filters in #dax

One of the side effects that you might not expect from a table filter in a CALCULATE statement is the removal of an existing filter. In reality, this is a condition that happens when you write an explicit CALCULATE in a row context, because the table  Read more

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Mark as Date table in Power BI #dax #powerbi

One year ago I wrote an article describing how the time intelligence DAX functions work in Power BI (I just updated the article including the example described below). In a recent event in Sydney I observed a strange (or at least unexpected) behavior  Read more