# Using the DAX Calculate and Values Functions

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In the first two articles in this series on creating DAX formulae, Andy Brown of Wise Owl Training showed how to create calculated columns and measures. In this third article, he turns his attention to two of the most important DAX functions (CALCULATE and VALUES), showing how and when to use them. If DAX knowledge can be compared to a heavily fortified castle, the CALCULATE function is the drawbridge giving access to it.

2019-02-18

# Creating Measures Using DAX

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In the first article in this series, Andy Brown demonstrated how to create calculated columns in Power BI using the DAX language. This second article in the series explains what measures are, and how you can use DAX to create measures within Power BI. The formulae in the article apply equally well to PowerPivot and Analysis Services Tabular Model.

2019-01-21

# Calculating Employee Attrition with DAX – Part 2

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In part 1, we described the requirements for calculating attrition and also demonstrated one method that doesn’t rely on writing DAX code at all. In the second part of this tip, we introduce alternative methods of creating a calculation in DAX to calculate the number of employees that have left the company.

2018-05-16

# Calculating Employee Attrition Rate with DAX – Part 1

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In many businesses, the HR department needs reports on the employee attrition. This is the number of people that leave the company (depending on the reason they leave; the terminology can also be dismissals or turnover). Suppose you have a table with your employee data, where you also store a possible termination date. How do you calculate the number of people who have left the company using the DAX query language?

2018-05-15

# Non-Numeric Measures in DAX

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Enhance the functionality of your SSAS Tabular and PowerBI output, by understanding HOW-, WHY- and WHEN to leverage the power of DAX to create text, date or Boolean measures.

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2016-12-06

# New DAX functions in SQL Server 2016

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SQL Server 2016 comes with several new features including new DAX functions to enrich the functionality, Daniel Calbimonte takes a look.

2016-01-08

# DAX Relationships

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Learn how relationships work in Powerpivot workbooks and how you can build them using the DAX language.

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2014-05-29

# Percentile calculations in DAX

It is not always easy to do what Excel does with PERCENTILE.INC. Learn what formulas to use in this article.

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2014-04-28

# DAX Statistical Functions

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Following on from his first four articles on using Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) with tabular databases, Robert Sheldon dives into some of the DAX statistical functions available, demonstrating which are the most useful and examples of how they work.

2013-10-07

# Using DAX to create SSRS reports: The Basics

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You can use DAX to create reports from a tabular database in SQL Server Reporting Services. To do so requires a few workarounds. Rob Sheldon describes a poorly-documented but important technique for Business Intelligence.

2013-09-09

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