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How to Fix Power BI Pro License with E5 Not Applying

Issue: There are multiple users who are assigned Office 365 E5 licenses with Power BI Pro included but get the following message when they try to view reports. Solutions: In the admin center, the box is checked for Power Bi Pro under apps, you need to check the box for Power BI Pro.

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How to Use HASONEVALUE to Remove Unexpected Sum

Review the table visual, noticing the total for the Target column. Summing the target values together doesn’t make sense because salespeople targets are set for each salesperson based on their sales region assignment(s). A target value should only be shown when a single salesperson is filtered. You will implement a measure now to do just that. Rename Read More

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How to DISTINCTCOUNT with FILTERS and ALL

Questions: I needed to do a running DISTINCTCOUNT of of the number of customers (Source No_) from a transaction table (Value Entry) with 2 FILTERS (Document Type = 2 && Sales > 0) That was fairly easy as below; Active Customers = calculate(DISTINCTCOUNT(‘TABLE$Value Entry'[Source No_]), FILTER(T_Date, T_Date[Date] <= max(T_Date[Date])), FILTER(‘TABLE$Value Entry’,and(‘TABLE$Value Entry'[Document Type]=2, ‘TABLE$Value Entry'[Sales Amount Read More

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How to Use DATEADD to Generate Comparisons Over a Range of Different Time Frames

DATEADD is a flexible and powerful DAX function. DATEADD takes in a date column, the offset, and the time interval for the offest. The offset is the number of intervals to go forward or back in time. Example Formulas: Rev Previous_Day = CALCULATE(SUM(TransactionData[Revenue]),DATEADD(CalenderDate[Date],-1,DAY) Rev Previous_Month = CALCULATE(SUM(TransactionData[Revenue]),DATEADD(CalenderDate[Date],-1,MONTH)) Rev Previous_Quarter = CALCULATE(SUM(TransactionData[Revenue]),DATEADD(CalenderDate[Date],-1,QUARTER) Rev Previous_Year = CALCULATE(SUM(TransactionData[Revenue]),DATEADD(CalenderDate[Date],-1,YEAR))

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How to Fix “Data type errors” in Power BI

Sometimes, when you import data into Power BI, the columns appear blank. This situation happens because of an error in interpreting the data type in Power BI. The resolution to this error is unique to the data source. For instance, if you are importing data from SQL Server and see blank columns, you could try Read More