Tag: DAX tutorial

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 Simple Filters In Power BI

In this article, I am going to give you an overview of simple filters in Power BI. We have already done a few examples regarding this so it should not be too difficult to pick up. I am doing these demonstrations in tables for a good reason. It is easier to understand how formulas work

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Power BI CALCULATE: Key To Advanced DAX Formulas

Now we are going to dive into the CALCULATE function in Power BI. We have already used the function many times but this is where I want to discuss it in detail. Getting The Sales Last Year With CALCULATE The CALCULATE function allows you to change the context of a calculation within a measure wherein

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What Is DAX? Understanding Its Meaning, Importance And Use

Once you understand transformations and data modeling, you can finally start working on visualizations on your reports. This would require a deeper understanding of DAX. What Is DAX? What is DAX and why is it important? DAX stands for Data Analysis Expressions. DAX is the formula language within Power BI. This is where Power BI’s

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Showing Cumulative Total Only Up To A Specific Date In Power BI

In this tutorial, I’m going to cover a specific technique around Cumulative Total and budgeting information that you might be showing in your reports in Power BI. This is a very common question in the Enterprise DNA Support Forum. It’s usually asked when people are trying to do a comparison between their Cumulative Totals and

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