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Using Switch or IF statement with measure not providing expected results

Trying to create a simple measure that displays a comment for a value generated by a measure. The measure calculates a variance number from actual vs. goal. The variance measure is calculating correctly. However, when I try to use IF or Switch functions to show a text comment based on the variance measure's value (number <0 = "Hours are under goal"), the results delivered are not consistent. In some cases the results are as expected but in others there are not. The dashboard shows variances for different relative date periods (month-to-date, year-to-date).


The DAX code is noted below.


Hours_Goal_Comment = SWITCH(TRUE(),[Hours_vs_Goal]<0,"Hours under goal",[Hours_vs_Goal]>0,"Hours exceed goal")

There are other measures used to calculate the Hours_vs_Goal measure so not sure if these are causing the issue. Also tired IF statements and got the same results. Any thoughts on why this is happening would be very helpful.

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Problem solved. Thanks.

Hi @bmauro,


If you share your solution here I think it will be help for others who faced the similar issues.



XIaoxin sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin
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