Topic: PivotTable

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Summing values for the total

This article shows how to compute a measure that sums the values produced row by row in the visual into the visual total, instead of recomputing the total value in the filter context of the total.  Read more

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Difference between DISTINCT and VALUES in DAX

I recently got a question about differences between DISTINCT and VALUES in DAX and thanks to Jeffrey Wang I created a simple example to describe the difference. Consider the two tables below: Fact and Dim tables, having a single column with the same name  Read more

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Varigence Vivid and Bonavista Dimensions

Yesterday Chris blogged about Varigence Vivid and Bonavista Dimensions . His post remembered me that I might share my comments about Vivid and I had to take a tour around Bonavista Dimensions, and here we are. Varigence Vivid is simply something that  Read more

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Gemini is now PowerPivot

The project codenamed Gemini has an official name now: PowerPivot . The complete name should be “PowerPivot for Excel 2010”, but PowerPivot is simpler. I didn’t like that name yesterday, but today it seems better. Microsoft announced this name at the  Read more

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SSAS 2005 SP2 breaks Excel calculated member selection

After many tries, today I came to the conclusion that Analysis Services 2005 SP2 breaks the Excel 2007 calculated member selection feature. I already talked about this issue here , but today I found the way to reproduce the error. This is a scenario that  Read more

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Excel 2007 PivotTable with calculated members

Today I had a big trouble with one customer. We migrated an AS2000 solution to SSAS2005, making a lifting to dimensions just to consolidate into attributes what were indipendent dimensions in the old cube. One of the old dimensions contained only one  Read more

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Display the MDX query of an Excel 2007 PivotTable

Often end users use Excel to navigate into the cube. Then they may ask you to produce a report using the same data. It would be useful to get the MDX query used by Excel. Moreover, Excel 2007 offers a good MDX quality of the produced query against Analysis  Read more