Author: Sam McKay, CFA

ALL Function in Power BI – How To Use It With DAX

The ALL function is an extremely important part of the DAX language in Power BI. It can be used in a number of different ways within formulas that allow you to calculate results seamlessly when combined with the filtering available in the data model. Simply put, the ALL function can remove any context that is

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Calculate Financial Year To Date (FYTD) Sales In Power BI using DAX

One thing that can seem like a limitation of Power BI is its calendar date table. Often, you’ll need to calculate results across a custom financial year, but only the standard date table is available. You may initially think that you need a new date table, but you don’t. You can use DAX in either

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Learn How To Harvest Power BI Slicer Selections To Use Within Other Measures

When using Power BI you sometimes think you are limited to the data sitting within your tables. Well with Power BI that is certainly not the case. You have tremendous flexibility to build on top of your data by bringing in values from additional tables to flex the numbers or stress your results with scenarios.

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The DATEADD Function. The Best And Most Versatile Time Intelligence Function in Power BI

The DATEADD function is by far my go to time intelligence function in DAX at the moment. Mainly because of it’s immense versatility to generate time comparisons over a range of different time frames. This detailed video will go through all the various aspects of how to set up time comparison analysis with this function.

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Compare Cumulative Results For Multiple Months

Showcasing your results cumulatively is such a powerful way to visualize your data over time, especially if you are trying to show the difference in performance from one time period to another. When you try to present this at a daily or even monthly level, identifying the trend isn’t always so obvious. When you place

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