Category: DAX

Get Power BI Previous Week Values Using DAX & Power Query

Retrieving previous period values in Power BI is a common task, but retrieving previous week values requires some special attention. In this tutorial, I’ll discuss two straightforward and versatile methods for obtaining Power BI’s previous week values that can be useful additions to your toolbox – one using DAX and the other using Power Query.

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The Ultimate DAX Guide For Beginners

The third pillar in Power BI development is DAX calculations. This tutorial contains a thorough DAX guide for beginners covering the basics on formatting and editing. Frequently used DAX functions are also included in the discussion. DAX Editor Guide Before anything else, here are some DAX Editor tips you need to know: Use Ctrl +

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DAX And Power Query | Creating Self-Sorting Columns

Subsequent to a recent DAX pop quiz that I prepared and posted on LinkedIn, one of the people who responded to the quiz raised a fascinating idea, via which text columns no longer needed a numeric sort column to put them in proper order. I experimented with this new approach and it worked beautifully. In

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Row Context And Filter Context In A Power BI DAX Code

In this tutorial, we’re going to take a look at a piece of DAX code. You may have already used something like this. Or, you may come across it and be confused about how this code works and how both Row Context and Filter Context seem to be interacting with each other in just a

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Power BI Progress Tracker For Sales And Order Data

This tutorial will show how to create a Power BI progress tracker for sales and order data. You’ll learn how to solve a scenario where you have more than one date in your Fact table. This is the Sales table that will be used in this tutorial. You can see that it has two date

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