Tag: DAX Context

DAX Tutorial: Context & The Calculation Engine

Understanding Context In DAX Calculations

In this DAX tutorial, we’ll discuss context and its significance to understanding how DAX calculation engine works in Power BI. The idea of contexts in Power BI isn’t easy and it’s often overlooked. However, we need to remember that we always need to include the concept of context into our minds, especially when dealing with

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How To Use The COUNTROWS DAX Function In Virtual Tables

I want to dive deeply into how useful the COUNTROWS DAX function can be. You could be a newbie who hasn’t fully grasped how COUNTROWS works. You could also be a more experienced Power BI user but are unsure of how you can maximize the function. Through the examples I’ll be giving below, you’ll see

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Explaining Row Context In Power BI

I have found out that most people get confused in regards to understanding how DAX works in row context. This is because row context can be quite complicated and unnecessarily so. So we’re going to touch on row context throughout this article. The way I think about row context is through iterations or iterating functions.

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Introduction to Filter Context in Power BI

Filter context is one of the major topics that any Power BI user should initially learn about, especially if you want your DAX calculations to work effectively. In this article, I will run through the filter context. Every DAX formula is calculated in a two-step process. DAX Formula: A Two-Step Process The first step is

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