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Stuznet
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A circular dependency was detected Calculated Column

Hi guys,

I'm trying to create a Venn diagram and ran into a circular dependency issue. 

I need to create two calculated column category one for Binary Start and the other Binary Actual Start.

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I've looked around but have not yet found an answer to my issue. 

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Here is sample file

 

I really appreciated your help. 

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v-juanli-msft
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Hi @Stuznet 

As learned from the blog, the Venn diagram chart may not fit your scenario.

Could you describe your requirement with words so i can find a workaround for you?

 

In addition, understand the  circular dependency error from the article

https://www.sqlbi.com/articles/understanding-circular-dependencies/

In your case, Power BI does not allow to have two calculated columns that contain measures that are also based on that table.  In order to understand why, you'd need a better understanding of what's going on under the hood.

 

Best Regards
Maggie

 

Community Support Team _ Maggie Li
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