Using Filter Inside Calculate

A dedicated forum to help people when working through the book "Learn to Write DAX"
Almond
Posts: 2
Joined: Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:31 pm

Using Filter Inside Calculate

Postby Almond » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:44 pm

Hi,

I'm new to DAX and am working through the book. I have a question about the "Calculating Lifetime Customer Purchases" example (sorry, I can't see the page numbers on the Kindle version). What is the purpose of wrapping CALCULATE around the COUNTROWS/FILTER function? As far as I can tell, it works just fine without CALCULATE.

Thank you for your help!
Almond

MattAllington
Posts: 985
Joined: Sun May 04, 2014 4:01 pm
Location: Sydney, Australia

Re: Using Filter Inside Calculate

Postby MattAllington » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:26 am

What formula would you write to count the number of customers that have sales > 5000 over all time?
Matt Allington is Self Service BI Consultant, Trainer and Author of the Book "Supercharge Power BI".
Power BI Training


Return to “Help with the Book "Learn to Write DAX"”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest