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by MattAllington
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: PowerPivot/DAX
Topic: how to multiply different columns with a dax measure [Solved]
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: how to multiply different columns with a dax measure [Solved]

this is very tough - I guess you know that already. I have no idea what that formula does but I know a lot about Power Pivot. I am willing to try to help you if you work with me on the problem. Please do the following. 1. create a sample excel workbook that contains the sample data. 2. load the data...
by MattAllington
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: PowerPivot/DAX
Topic: Need Help for DAX using SSAS tabular model
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Need Help for DAX using SSAS tabular model

Take a look at this. I will blog about this next week at http://xbi.com.au/blog

invoices with products.xlsx
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by MattAllington
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: PowerPivot/DAX
Topic: how to multiply different columns with a dax measure [Solved]
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: how to multiply different columns with a dax measure [Solved]

I don't really understand, but you may find this article I wrote a couple of weeks ago useful - it seems like the principles are similar. You may be able to work it out from there.
https://exceleratorbi.com.au/compound-growth-using-dax/
by MattAllington
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: PowerPivot/DAX
Topic: COUNTROWS + VALUES vs DISTINCTCOUNT?
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: COUNTROWS + VALUES vs DISTINCTCOUNT?

How do you know this stuff Jes? :D
by MattAllington
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to decide what to use?
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: How to decide what to use?

Interesting problem. It is hard for me to give you clear advice on this despite the detail you have provided. Power Pivot is great for working over large tables of data. Excel is great for working on bespoke calculations. If you can load data into tables for processing, then Power Pivot it is great,...
by MattAllington
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Help with the Book "Learn to Write DAX"
Topic: Using Filter Inside Calculate
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Using Filter Inside Calculate

What formula would you write to count the number of customers that have sales > 5000 over all time?
by MattAllington
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: PowerPivot/DAX
Topic: COUNTROWS + VALUES vs DISTINCTCOUNT?
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: COUNTROWS + VALUES vs DISTINCTCOUNT?

= COUNTROWS ( VALUES (Table[Column])) vs = DISTINCTCOUNT (Table[Column]) There is no one right or wrong way. Sometimes one way is better but even then it is often personal preference. My book is designed to teach you reusable concepts, and in this case I was teaching you that you can create virtual...
by MattAllington
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Help with the Book "Supercharge Power BI"
Topic: database import error
Replies: 2
Views: 430

Re: database import error

For the record, I sorted this for fatanalyst. Contact me at my website if you have a similar issue
by MattAllington
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: PowerPivot/DAX
Topic: Relationship Cardinality
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Re: Relationship Cardinality

Very strange. I will be at Microsoft next week. I will add this to the list of things to follow up on (unless someone else knows.
by MattAllington
Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: PowerPivot/DAX
Topic: Lookup formula from excel to dax
Replies: 1
Views: 276

Re: Lookup formula from excel to dax

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