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Marit
Helper II
Helper II

Subtract two columns based on conditions

Hi! 

 

I try to calculate a new column, where I want to subtract two columns from different tables if one of the columns is not blank. I used this DAX: 

DB2perareal = CALCULATE(AVERAGE(Slakteegenskaper[DB1perareal]) - AVERAGE(PriskonstantDB2[Priskonstant]), NOT(ISBLANK(Slakteegenskaper[DB1perareal])))
 
However, if Slakteegenskaper[DB1perareal] is blank, this formula gives 0 - PriskonstantDB2[Priskonstant]). 
 
Could anyone help me out with this?
 
Regards Marit
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saravanan_p
Resolver III
Resolver III

So in my understanding, you dont want to substact when that column has blank right.
In that case, you rewrite as folows:

if(not(blank(col1)), col1- col2, "Pass your else command")

Pass your else command when blank value appears.

 

Hope this solves the problem and kindly mark this as solution 

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saravanan_p
Resolver III
Resolver III

So in my understanding, you dont want to substact when that column has blank right.
In that case, you rewrite as folows:

if(not(blank(col1)), col1- col2, "Pass your else command")

Pass your else command when blank value appears.

 

Hope this solves the problem and kindly mark this as solution 

@msbiuser1 Thanks

Seems to be correct. I was about to write the same logic. 

@Marit  Kindly mark as solution . 

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