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DAX Measure Formula to calculate Absolute value


I'm a bit stuck and new to Power BI.


Can someone please help with calculating the following Qlikview measure in Power BI?


=if(1-(sum(aggr(fabs(sum([Ord Qty]) - sum({<BUDGET = {'FCST'}>} (BUD_QUANTITY))), Year, PERNUM, [Sub Cat] , PRODUCT)) / sum([Ord Qty])) > 0,
    1-(sum(aggr(fabs(sum([Ord Qty]) - sum({<BUDGET = {'FCST'}>} (BUD_QUANTITY))), Year, PERNUM, [Sub Cat] , PRODUCT)) / sum([Ord Qty])), 0)


Community Support
Community Support

Hi @PBIUser100 ,

If you want to get the absolute value, you can apply ABS function in the formula. Could you please provide some raw data in your table (exclude sensitive data) with Text format and your expected result with backend logic and special examples? It would be helpful to find out the solution. You can refer the following links to share the required info:

How to provide sample data in the Power BI Forum

And It is better if you can share a simplified pbix file. You can refer the following link to upload the file to the community. Thank you.

How to upload PBI in Community

Best Regards

Community Support Team _ Rena
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Super User
Super User

Please provide sample data that covers your issue or question completely, in a usable format (not as a screenshot).
Please show the expected outcome based on the sample data you provided.

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