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nleuck_101
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Sum measure where value is greater than 0

Hello All,

 

I'm having some trouble getting the correct total in my third column. The total I'm getting in the third column is 17. But I'm looking for 73. I need to sum the measure to added only values greater than zero. Also these measures are in a Measure table and not calcuated in their original datasets. I've tried multiple different ways and can't figure out how to accomplish this. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

First column measure: COUNT(Table[Column])
Second column measure: SUM(Table[Column]) + SUM(Table[Column]) + SUM(Table[Column])
Third column measure: IF(First measure - Second measure <= 0, 0, First Measure - Second Measure)

 

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nleuck_101
Resolver III
Resolver III

@Greg_Deckler 
@Jihwan_Kim 
@AilleryO 

I appreciate all your responses but nothing recommended gave me the correct total. I created a 4th measure to SUM the third measure. But instead of getting 73, I'm getting 186.
Fourth measure:
IF(Third Measure] <= 0,
   0,
   SUMX(
      FILTER(Table, [Third Measure] > 0),
      Third Measure
   )
)

nleuck_101_1-1664204938734.png

 

AilleryO
Memorable Member
Memorable Member

Hi,

 

It will not be easy to help you as we need more information, but at least I can help you clarify the problem you're facing. Measure are calculated as they're displayed with the filter context provided by the visual.

Which means that the total of your table is the calculation of your measures without the filter you have on your lines (can't tell you which one since the column is hidden on your screeshot).

And that's what explain the incorrect total.

Different solutions exists to control that :

1/ Use X functions like SUMX to keep the calculation row by row (using SUM will aggregate values).

2/ SUMX will need a table as first argument, you can use ALLSELECTED or FILTER to create that table based on the lines of your table.

3/Compute the difference.

 

Hope it helps otherwise do not hesitate to provide dummy datas.

 

Jihwan_Kim
Super User
Super User

Hi,

I am not sure how your datamodel looks like or how your full-table-visualization looks like, but please try writing something like below and insert it into the visualization, and please check if it suits your requirement.

 

expected measure total fix: =
SUMX (
    DISTINCT ( 'TableName'[column name that is used in the table visual] ),
    [Second measure]
)

 

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Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

@nleuck_101 This looks like a measure totals problem. Very common. See my post about it here: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/DAX-Commands-and-Tips/Dealing-with-Measure-Totals/td-p/63376

Also, this Quick Measure, Measure Totals, The Final Word should get you what you need:
https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Quick-Measures-Gallery/Measure-Totals-The-Final-Word/m-p/547907


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