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Stairway to DAX and Power BI - Level 17: Time Intelligence Functions: The DAX DATEADD() Function

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Business Intelligence Architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson introduces the DAX DATEADD() function, discussing its syntax, uses and operation. He then provides hands-on exposure to DATEADD(), focusing largely upon a popular use in creating prior-period values at multiple Date hierarchy levels.

2022-11-23 (first published: )

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Stairway to DAX and Power BI

Stairway to DAX and Power BI - Level 16: The DAX ALLEXCEPT() Function

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Business Intelligence Architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson introduces the DAX ALLEXCEPT() function, discussing its syntax, uses and operation. He then provides hands-on exposure to ALLEXCEPT(), focusing largely upon its most popular use in removing filters from all columns in a table - except the filters we specify.

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2022-11-23 (first published: )

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Stairway to DAX and Power BI - Level 15: The DAX ALLSELECTED() Function

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Business Intelligence Architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson introduces the DAX ALLSELECTED() function, discussing its syntax, uses and operation. He then provides hands-on exposure to ALLSELECTED(), focusing largely upon its most popular use in supporting “visual totals” in Power BI.

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2022-11-23 (first published: )

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How to override Date Filters in Power BI

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Problem A few weeks back, I got a request from a client of mine who had a very special requirement. They wanted to display values for a specific period in the past based on the selected dates in the Power BI report. Let us assume that if we select 30 June 2020, the report has to […]

2020-08-17

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Stairway to DAX and Power BI

Stairway to DAX and Power BI - Level 14: DAX CALCULATE() Function: The Basics

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Business Intelligence Architect, Analysis Services Maestro, eight-year Microsoft Data Platform MVP and author Bill Pearson introduces the DAX CALCULATE() function, discussing its syntax, basic uses and operation. He then provides hands-on exposure to CALCULATE(), focusing largely upon its most basic uses in evaluating an expression in a context that is modified by specified filters.

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2022-11-23 (first published: )

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DAX for SQL Folks: Part II - Translating SQL Queries to DAX Queries

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Introduction In response to my approach in the popular MDX Guide for SQL Folks series, I am using SQL as a good frame of reference for starting or developing a new approach for improving your Data Analysis Expression(DAX) language learning experience. This is useful for developers starting to learn the DAX language to more advanced developers who […]

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2020-04-30

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Using the RANKX function in Power BI

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Introduction In this article, I'll explain the use of the RANKX function available in DAX. The RANKX is a sortation function which is capable of performing a quite complex sorting and ranking based on the groups and values available in the dataset. It returns the ranking of a particular number available in each row of […]

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2020-03-12

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