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## DAX HANDBOOK3. Iterative functions

Iterative functions have one special ability, and that is to form a “Virtual” row context for the table supplied as an argument. Table vs Scalar Iterative Functions The most used iterative functions are: SUMX, MINX, MAXX, AVERAGEX, CONCATENATEX, COUNTX, RANKX Pretty much any function ending with X All those functions have 2 things in common, …

## DAX HANDBOOK2.3 Columns vs Measures (Implicit vs Explicit Measures)

When first getting acquainted with DAX and modeling, it’s confusing when to create calculation logic in a Calculated Column and when to use Measures. Quite often novice users try to push all calculations to Calculated Columns, then drag them to the Values field of the visual (making an implicit Measure) or performing a simple Explicit …

## DAX HANDBOOK2.2 Calculated Columns

Columns Overview In general, the data model consists of Tables. Tables consist of Columns. Columns are used to form Filter context by plotting them on the canvas in filter fields. They are also used as building blocks of DAX Measures. We can say that columns are the most used objects in data modeling. In import …

## DAX HANDBOOK2.1 Measures

Measure Explanation Measures are the most important objects in your data models. They are the ones that provide dynamic results based on different combinations of filters plotted on visuals. They are also the most complex ones since they change results with each interaction in a report. To be able to produce the correct result while …

## DAX HANDBOOK2. Measures and Calculated Columns

DAX Demystified DAX is a functional language. It consists of more than 250 functions. This seems like a lot right? Learning how to properly use 250+ functions seems like a daunting job, but here is the secret. You do not need to learn by heart all of them but instead try a different approach. DAX …

## DAX HANDBOOK 1. DAX Intro

What is DAX? DAX (Data Analysis Expressions) is a functional programming language used to manipulate with several Microsoft BI tools. Microsoft BI tools that use DAX: PowerBI (Tabular model) Excel (PowerPivot) Analysis Services (Tabular model) With DAX you are able to “talk” with the data model, adjust it using calculated columns or return results from …

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