Topic: DAX

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Many-to-many relationships in PowerPivot – more samples!

Alberto wrote a really fine post that should help you to better understand how many-to-many relationships can work in PowerPivot, using a lot of images that explain some concepts better than a thousand words. The example shown by Alberto is really interesting  Read more

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Inside DAX session at PASS

I will be a speaker this year at PASS Summit 2010 in Seattle, and I will present two sessions. The one I’d like to talk about in this post is the Inside DAX one. I chose to do this session (instead of another one that was initially planned) because when  Read more

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Define groups of values using PowerPivot

Alberto Ferrari posted an interesting article that show how you can use a continuous value in a group of values in PowerPivot. I think this is a feature that many users would like to get in a standard Analysis Services cube, but that unfortunately requires  Read more

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Banding with PowerPivot

Banding is one of the most common requirements when you have the need to analyze continuous values, like the retail price of a product which may change over time, due to discounts and price variations. I have already spoken about banding with regards  Read more

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PowerPivot book RTM! And some DAX thoughts…

Yesterday I had a nice time delivering the SQLBI Methodology session at 24 Hours of PASS . A few hours later, I had the news about the official RTM of the PowerPivot book I wrote with Alberto. The complete title is Microsoft® PowerPivot for Excel® 2010:  Read more

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Rounding functions in DAX

Today I prepared a table of the many rounding functions available in DAX (yes, it’s part of the book we’re writing), so that I have a complete schema of the better function to use, depending on the round operation I need to do. Here is the list of functions  Read more

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TechEd NorthAmerica 2010 (and MS BI Conference 2010) Sessions

I just read the Dave Wickert post about his sessions about PowerPivot from Microsoft at TechEd 2010 in New Orleans (June 7-10, 2010) and there are at least two things I’d like to add. First of all, there is also another conference! In fact, this time  Read more

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Notepad++ used as DAX editor

If you use PowerPivot and write some DAX formula, don’t miss this post on PowerPivotPro blog – if you want to get an external editor for your DAX formula, you can use Notepad++ for free – and adding the customization described in this post by Colin Banfield,  Read more

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ALL, ALLEXCEPT and VALUES in DAX

When you use CALCULATE in DAX you are creating a new filter context for the calculation, based on the existing one. There are a few functions that are used to clear or preserve a column filter. These functions are: ALL – it can be used with one or more  Read more

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How to relate tables in DAX without using relationships

UPDATE 2017-07-12: please note this article was written in 2010, there are now better ways to obtain the same result. Please read these articles: Physical and Virtual Relationships in DAX and Propagate filters using TREATAS in DAX PowerPivot supports  Read more