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watje255_ju
Helper II
Helper II

A function 'PLACEHOLDER' has been used in a True/False expression error in aging calculation

I am wanting to create aging bands for Inventory - for example stock shelf life 0-1 months, 1-6 months, 7-12 months 13+, but when i try the dax measure  , i get the error A function 'PLACEHOLDER' has been used in a True/False expression that is used as a table filter expression. This is not allowed. 

Can someone help with this please and explain why this is happening?

Thank you! 

PBIX here SLOB.pbix which included desired result 

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watje255_ju
Helper II
Helper II

Thanks again still not working properly, can you access the PBIX File? 

 

For the first example i get the same error as noted in the original post, and the second formula doesn't return the expect values for the buckets when altering the formula for 13+ months for example, thanks again for your help

Hi, @watje255_ju 

 

Month =

 

CALCULATE(

 

    [Stock On Hand],

 

  Filter (table name,  [Shelf Life Remaining] > 1)

 

) or 

 

Stock On Hand with Shelf Life 1-6 Months =

 

CALCULATE(

 

    [Stock On Hand],

 

    Filter (tablename,[Shelf Life Remaining] >= 1 && [Shelf Life Remaining] <= 6)

 

)

And the same logic for 7-12 months returns the above values when I am after 309 

watje255_ju_1-1702245706730.png

Thanks again 🙂

 

watje255_ju_0-1702245503015.png

Hi, thanks for your reply, the formula isn't working as expected, I should only be getting 39,198 , not 39,809, do you know why? Thanks!!

Dangar332
Memorable Member
Memorable Member

Hi, @watje255_ju 

 

In your measure threr are multiple conditions in filter expression use it in filter () function 

 

Like

Filter (tablename, condition 1& condition 2)

 

Refer Here for similar solutions 

Thanks for your reply! I am not filtering the table, but a measure, 

Stock On Hand with Shelf Life > 1 Month =
CALCULATE(
    [Stock On Hand],
    [Shelf Life Remaining] > 1
) or 
Stock On Hand with Shelf Life 1-6 Months =
CALCULATE(
    [Stock On Hand],
    [Shelf Life Remaining] >= 1 && [Shelf Life Remaining] <= 6
)
 
Would you mind showing the correct Dax formula in the PBIX (link above) Thanks again!

Hi, @watje255_ju 

 

Try below

Month =

CALCULATE(

    [Stock On Hand],

    [Shelf Life Remaining] > 1

) or 

Stock On Hand with Shelf Life 1-6 Months =

CALCULATE(

    [Stock On Hand],

    Filter (tablename,[Shelf Life Remaining] >= 1 && [Shelf Life Remaining] <= 6)

)

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