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HenryJS
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Calculated Column: IF function

Hi all,

 

How do I created a calculated column using DAX for the below:

 

Team = IF 'Username' = 'Adam Thompson' THEN 'London'  

 

etc...

 

I want a new column called team and each team depends on what the username is.

 

 

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V-lianl-msft
Community Support
Community Support

 
According to your description, you can use the SWITCH function. But this work may be troublesome. You need to group each user.
 
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Liang
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Anonymous
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Or perhaps go back to the source of your data and add an extra column in that table.

 

But best avoid writing it in Power Query as it doesn't have an equivalent SWITCH statement.

Adamtall
Resolver III
Resolver III

Hi, 

I would recommend that you create a new table and make a relationship to the orginal table.

Then you dont need to write any dax code.

 

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/Adam

amitchandak
Super User
Super User

You can use if like

IF(table[Username] = "Adam Thompson","London" ,"ABC") 

 

But in your case it is better to use switch

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/switch-function-dax

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Report-Server/How-to-use-the-CASE-statement-in-Power-BI/td-p/410864

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