cancel
Showing results for
Did you mean:

Find everything you need to get certified on Fabric—skills challenges, live sessions, exam prep, role guidance, and more. Get started

Frequent Visitor

## Implement CASE statement just like TSQL in PowerBI

Hello,

Is there a way to implement below case statement as a measure or a new column in powerBI

Result = case when AVG_USER_ACTIVE < 10 and PercentUsage < 20.00 and Total > 180 then 1

else 0

end

I have looked into switch and IF but getting syntax error.

Thanks,

Kin

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Maybe I haven't understood but uou can use a simple if :

result = if AVG_USER_ACTIVE < 10 and PercentUsage < 20.00 and Total > 180 then 1 else 0

And you can nest them :

result = if 1=1 and 1<>2 then

if 1<2 then 1 else 0

else 0

Use parenthesis to priorize and clarify.

Jean-Pierre Riehl

Jean-Pierre Riehl
MVP Data Platform
4 REPLIES 4
New Member

Result = if(AVG_USER_ACTIVE < 10,if (PercentUsage < 20.00,if (Total > 180,1,0)),0)

Hope this helps

Thanks,

Midhun

Maybe I haven't understood but uou can use a simple if :

result = if AVG_USER_ACTIVE < 10 and PercentUsage < 20.00 and Total > 180 then 1 else 0

And you can nest them :

result = if 1=1 and 1<>2 then

if 1<2 then 1 else 0

else 0

Use parenthesis to priorize and clarify.

Jean-Pierre Riehl

Jean-Pierre Riehl
MVP Data Platform
Frequent Visitor

Thanks ! I created a custom column with what you suggested and now its working.

Just a note for future readers: You cannot create a measure as I thought I could initially and hence this question.

You can create a Measure or a Calculated Column with that logic. You just need to write it in DAX.

In DAX, IF() is a function and logical operators are && (AND) and || (OR).

(there are also AND() / OR() functions but it is less readable)

Here is the syntax :

= IF([AVG_USER_ACTIVE] < 10 && [PercentUsage] < 20.00 && [Total] > 180 ; 1 ; 0)

Notice the brackets [] to reference a Column or another Measure.

You can nest IF() functions in second and third parameters

In DAX, you also have the SWITCH function if you want different results with different inputs.

Jean-Pierre Riehl
MVP Data Platform

Announcements

#### Europe’s largest Microsoft Fabric Community Conference

Join the community in Stockholm for expert Microsoft Fabric learning including a very exciting keynote from Arun Ulag, Corporate Vice President, Azure Data.

#### Power BI Monthly Update - June 2024

Check out the June 2024 Power BI update to learn about new features.

#### New forum boards available in Real-Time Intelligence.

Ask questions in Eventhouse and KQL, Eventstream, and Reflex.

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors