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CALCULATE Function – How It Can Affect Your Calculations On Power BI

In this tutorial, I want to show you what the CALCULATE function can do through a few examples. CALCULATE is one of the most frequently used functions in Power BI. It dictates the context being applied to any measure and removes any existing filters in place. Using CALCULATE Function For Total Sales To truly understand

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Time Comparisons In Power BI: This Year vs Last Year

Time Comparisons In Power BI: This Year vs Last Year

I want to go over how you can easily do time comparisons in Power BI and specifically calculate this year versus last year. I’m going to show you a couple of techniques that you can utilize for time comparisons like this. You can watch the full video of this tutorial at the bottom of this

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Power BI DATEADD Function & Time Related Insights

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In this tutorial, I’m going to cover the best time intelligence function, the Power BI DATEADD. It’s one of the time intelligence functions that you should introduce yourself to as soon as possible when learning Power BI. You may watch the full video of this tutorial at the bottom of this blog. The Power BI

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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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Time Intelligence DAX Functions In Power BI

For this tutorial, we’ll branch out to some examples of time intelligence calculations using a combination of DAX functions. This kind of calculation is useful when you want to compare your business data over a certain period. You can do it by days, months, quarters, or years. Aside from the CALCULATE function, using other DAX

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