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vaz19
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Circular Dependency error

Hi all,

I'd like to create two new columns, but I get an error "circular dependency was detected: DailyEntry[Intensity (%)], DailyEntry[Volume (%)], DailyEntry[Intensity (%)]"

 

The first column I want it to be:

 

Volume (%) =
VAR TD = [TD_Game%]
VAR sprint = [Sprint Distance_Game%]
VAR HSR = [HSR_Game%]
VAR acceldecel = [SUM A:D_Game%]
VAR result =
(TD + sprint + HSR + acceldecel)/4
RETURN result
 
and the second one:
 
Intensity (%) =
VAR td = [Distance/min_Game%]
VAR HSR = [HSR/min_Game%]
VAR SD = [Sprint Distance/min_Game%]
VAR acceldecel = [SUM A:D/min_Game%]
VAR result =
(td + HSR + SD + acceldecel)/4
RETURN result

I cannot understand where the dependency is, since the variables are different.
 
Could you please help me?
 
Thank you,
 
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v-yingjl
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @vaz19 ,

If there is only one data table in the report, you need to set a key column for the table and then use removefilters() in the two calculated columns:

vyingjl_0-1632208473882.png

Column = 
VAR TD = [TD_Game%]
VAR RESULT = TD / 4
RETURN
    CALCULATE ( RESULT, REMOVEFILTERS ( 'Table'[Column 2] ) )

Column 2 = 
VAR td = [TD_Game%]
VAR result = td / 4
RETURN
    CALCULATE ( result, REMOVEFILTERS ( 'Table'[Column] ) )

vyingjl_1-1632208539060.png

 

Please refer this blog: Avoiding-circular-dependency-errors-in-dax 

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Yingjie Li
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

 

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v-yingjl
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @vaz19 ,

If there is only one data table in the report, you need to set a key column for the table and then use removefilters() in the two calculated columns:

vyingjl_0-1632208473882.png

Column = 
VAR TD = [TD_Game%]
VAR RESULT = TD / 4
RETURN
    CALCULATE ( RESULT, REMOVEFILTERS ( 'Table'[Column 2] ) )

Column 2 = 
VAR td = [TD_Game%]
VAR result = td / 4
RETURN
    CALCULATE ( result, REMOVEFILTERS ( 'Table'[Column] ) )

vyingjl_1-1632208539060.png

 

Please refer this blog: Avoiding-circular-dependency-errors-in-dax 

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Yingjie Li
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

 

HotChilli
Super User
Super User

The main problem I think is that these look like columns based on measures.  Is that right? e.g. [Sprint Distance_Game%]

If so, you need to rewrite the columns to not use measures.

mh2587
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It is based on your model how you make the relations 


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