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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
Replies: 1
Views: 9

Re: how to multiply different columns with a dax measure

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: 76

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: 44

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: 44

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: 76

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: 418

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: 328

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: 266

Re: Lookup formula from excel to dax

This is not enough Information for anyone to help you.
by MattAllington
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: PowerPivot/DAX
Topic: duplicates
Replies: 3
Views: 490

Re: duplicates

Maybe you could be a bit more specific?
by MattAllington
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Error Message
Replies: 2
Views: 630

Re: Error Message

What version of Excel? Excel 2016 is the most risky (I always keep incremental backups)

Read my article here Power Pivot Crashes
Maybe also try migrating the data model to Power BI as a way of saving it

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