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When value is present in column, find matching value on another row and supply another column value

Hello,

 

I'm attempting to make a DAX that uses the member_id in the reports_to column, to lookup the title for that member ID so I can make a dynamic grouping based on Title of the member_id that people report to.

 

member_idReports_ToTitle
Nhamilton Business Manager
BMamrakNHamiltonAdmin
LGlickmanNHamiltonAdmin
MHollandNHamiltonAdmin
SPrice2NHamiltonAdmin

 

This is just a small sample from the dataset, please let me know if I can help with any additional details.

 

Thanks,

Seth

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Greg_Deckler
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Not sure I am 100% following but generally LOOKUPVALUE or MAXX(FILTER(...)...)


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@Greg_Deckler 

 

That gave me the same result for all rows. I figured it out with LOOKUPVALUE, I had one of the columns in the wrong place, when switched it properly had a single value and returned what I was looking for.

 
Column = LOOKUPVALUE(v_rpt_Member[Title],v_rpt_Member[Member_ID],v_rpt_Member[Reports_To])

 

Thanks for the original answer and help with this!

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amitchandak
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The information you have provided is not making the problem clear to me. Can you please explain with an example.

Appreciate your Kudos.

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Not sure I am 100% following but generally LOOKUPVALUE or MAXX(FILTER(...)...)


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@Greg_Deckler 

 

I tried the below, but getting "a table of multiple values was supplied where a single value was expected"

 

LOOKUPVALUE(v_rpt_Member[Title],v_rpt_Member[Reports_To],v_rpt_Member[Member_ID])
 
I'm trying to create a new column that basically has the "Title of reports to" or the title of the person they report to. My dataset has 492 rows with numerous different reports_to values, so that initial table is a small snippet. 
 
This is the result I would like to see (red text is new column that does not yet exist), and have it dynamically lookup the Title so that when folks change roles it uses the new reports_to member_id to lookup title.
 
member_idReports_ToTitleTitle of Reports_to
Nhamilton Business Manager 
BMamrakNHamiltonAdminBusiness Manager
LGlickmanNHamiltonAdminBusiness Manager
MHollandNHamiltonAdminBusiness Manager
SPrice2NHamiltonAdminBusiness Manager
Jclark Sales Director 
ScalkinsJclarksalesSales Director
AkoonJclarksalesSales Director

 

Hope that helps clarify what I'm trying to accomplish. Thanks for your help.

 

 

Hmm, maybe:

 

Column = 
  MAXX(FILTER('Table',[member_id] = [Reports_To]),[Title])

 


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@Greg_Deckler 

 

That gave me the same result for all rows. I figured it out with LOOKUPVALUE, I had one of the columns in the wrong place, when switched it properly had a single value and returned what I was looking for.

 
Column = LOOKUPVALUE(v_rpt_Member[Title],v_rpt_Member[Member_ID],v_rpt_Member[Reports_To])

 

Thanks for the original answer and help with this!

Sorry, guess I should have actually tested that code! :S

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