Topic: Power BI

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DAX 101 –

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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Start learning Data Modeling for free

SQLBI is now offering a new Data Modeling video course: Introduction to Data Modeling for Power BI. This article describes which users will benefit from this learning experience the most, and how to enroll in the course.  Read more

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Using DAX with DateTime values

I was recently reading an interesting question by a user. Given a date/time value and a number of hours, add the number of hours to the date, but considering some constraints related to working hours: The working hours are 09:00-17:00…  Read more

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Why Smart Filter Pro does not use IAP

This week OKViz released Smart Filter Pro 2.0.5, which is the first commercial version of a custom visual for Power BI produced by OKViz. This is the first of other rich and advanced visuals that will be released in the…  Read more

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DAX error messages in Power BI

This article describes the real meaning of and the required action for a few common error messages that can appear when users define DAX expressions in Power BI.  Read more

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What has happened in the DAX world in 2018

We are approaching the end of 2018, so it is a good time to review what happened in the DAX world this year, what we’ve been up to at SQLBI and what is going to happen in 2019. New DAX…  Read more

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Displaying a list of selected months

Today I woke up with an interesting question, about how to show a selection of months in a nice way, detecting contiguous selection. You can easily understand the desired solution from the following figure: I enjoyed writing a quick solution,…  Read more

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Bidirectional relationships and ambiguity in DAX

Activating bidirectional cross-filter in a Tabular data model might create ambiguous paths in the chain of relationships, resulting in very dangerous models as numbers become unpredictable. This article provides a deep explanation of the kind of ambiguity that might appear…  Read more