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Helper III

## adding up parts of a table and returning a column that has a person with the highest subtotal

I consider myself an advanced beginner DAX user and Ive stumbled on this issue that I feel like should be relatively easy to solve, but I cant figure it out. I have a table that has employee name, job number, hours worked and a few other columns. I want to add up the hours on each job for each employee that worked on a particular job and return (in a calculated column) the name of the employee that spent the most time on each job... Below is a simplified version of that table that I have. I want a dax expression that returns the last column. For job 1, John spent more total time on it than the others so it returns John. For Job 2, susan spent the most total time on it so I want it to return Susan.

Thanks for the help!

 employee name job number hours worked desired RETURN COLUMN john 1 7 john dave 1 4 john harry 1 3 john susan 1 2 john john 1 2 john dave 1 1 john harry 1 4 john susan 1 6 john john 2 6 susan dave 2 4 susan harry 2 9 susan susan 2 11 susan john 2 5 susan dave 2 5 susan harry 2 1 susan susan 2 4 susan

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@CL7777 add following two columns, first rank by hours worked and then get the name based on the rank.

``````Rank =
RANKX (
FILTER( Job,  Job[job number] = EARLIER( Job[job number] ) ),
Job[hours worked], ,
DESC
)

emp =
CALCULATE (
MAX ( Job[employee name] ),
ALLEXCEPT ( Job, Job[job number] ),
Job[Rank] = 1
) ``````

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Super User

@CL7777 add following two columns, first rank by hours worked and then get the name based on the rank.

``````Rank =
RANKX (
FILTER( Job,  Job[job number] = EARLIER( Job[job number] ) ),
Job[hours worked], ,
DESC
)

emp =
CALCULATE (
MAX ( Job[employee name] ),
ALLEXCEPT ( Job, Job[job number] ),
Job[Rank] = 1
) ``````

I would  Kudos if my solution helped. 👉 If you can spend time posting the question, you can also make efforts to give Kudos whoever helped to solve your problem. It is a token of appreciation!

Visit us at https://perytus.com, your one-stop shop for Power BI related projects/training/consultancy.

Subscribe to the @PowerBIHowTo YT channel for an upcoming video on List and Record functions in Power Query!!

Learn Power BI and Fabric - subscribe to our YT channel - Click here: @PowerBIHowTo

If my solution proved useful, I'd be delighted to receive Kudos. When you put effort into asking a question, it's equally thoughtful to acknowledge and give Kudos to the individual who helped you solve the problem. It's a small gesture that shows appreciation and encouragement! ❤

Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution. Proud to be a Super User! Appreciate your Kudos 🙂
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Helper III

Thats really cool. thank you

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