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25 November 2017 · 133 views

Mastering DAX Workshop

Almost all data models need to analyze data over time. The first step for handling date calculation is to create a Date table, which simplifies any date-related calculation. Because of its importance, you should be careful when you create a Date table.

In this module, you will see how to use functions such as CALENDAR and CALENDARAUTO to create a new date table in case your data source does not include one.

You will also see how to crete a Date table with the right metadata, marking the table as a Date table and applying the correct sort order to text columns containing day and month names. Finally, you will see considerations about handling multiple dates in the same table.

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