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Helper III
Helper III


Hi all,

I have ContID in Dim table and I have ContID in Fact table,
I want to get only those ContID's in dim table into fact table

Instead of Inner Join on ContID's from two tables I weanna do this

Please help


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Hi, @Bharathi_99 


Can you provide sample data for testing? Sensitive information can be removed in advance. What kind of expected results do you expect? You can also show it with pictures or Excel. 


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To filter the `ContID` in the Fact table based on the `ContID` in the Dim table using DAX, you can use the `FILTER` function.

Let's say your tables are named `DimTable` and `FactTable`.

You can create a new column or table in your Power BI model to achieve this filtering. Here's an example of how you can achieve this with a new column:

Filtered ContID =
CONTAINS(DimTable, DimTable[ContID], FactTable[ContID]),

This formula checks if the `ContID` in the FactTable exists in the DimTable. If it does, it returns the `ContID` value. If not, it returns a blank.

If you prefer to create a new table instead of a column, you can use the `FILTER` function like so:

Filtered FactTable =
CONTAINS(DimTable, DimTable[ContID], FactTable[ContID])

This new table (`Filtered FactTable`) will have only the rows where the `ContID` in the FactTable exists in the DimTable.

Be careful with using this kind of filtering over large data sets as it might have an impact on performance. Always test your solution in the real-world scenario to make sure it performs well.

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Helper III
Helper III

Could use a Lookupvalue calculated column? This will bring the value from one table in to the other, no relationship required. 

Might be, I have doubt on this

I just want to filter Id's in 2nd table for the id's which are present in 1st table

Can you please provide more details?
I already provided an answer.

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Actually in SQL lvel I was doing Inner Join based on ID  IN fact on dim table, it's giving lot of refreshing issue
data size is like 38M, so it's taking 3.5hrs to refresh
So I need alternate sol for that

Can you please provide sample data ?

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