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Anonymous
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how to filter a measure using allexcept in category

Hi, i am new with power BI and i am wondering how to create a measure using a filter on another measure, but using allexcept. The goal is for example to have all the sports sales except for hockey and basket, 

Thank you

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jdbuchanan71
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Whoops, had my NOT in the wrong spot.

Sales excl 2 = CALCULATE ( SUM ( 'table'[Sales Amount] ), NOT 'table'[Sport] IN {"hockey","basketball"} )

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jdbuchanan71
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Super User

Whoops, had my NOT in the wrong spot.

Sales excl 2 = CALCULATE ( SUM ( 'table'[Sales Amount] ), NOT 'table'[Sport] IN {"hockey","basketball"} )
Anonymous
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It works, thanks a lot!

jdbuchanan71
Super User
Super User

No, that would be this.

Sales 2 = CALCULATE ( SUM ( 'table'[Sales Amount] ), 'table'[Sport] IN {"hockey","basketball"} )
jdbuchanan71
Super User
Super User

That is not really what ALLEXCEPT is for.  To do what you are describing would be along these lines.

Sales excl 2 = CALCULATE ( SUM ( 'table'[Sales Amount] ), 'table'[Sport] NOT IN {"hockey","basketball"} )
Anonymous
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When i write, it highlights the word NOT in red saying it's an unexpected expression?

Anonymous
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ok, and i guess if i want to create the same type of mesure except this time by filtering the sales for hockey AND basket, i just have to write :

CALCULATE ( SUM ( 'table'[Sales Amount] ), 'table'[Sport] IN {"hockey"}, 'table'[Sport] IN {"basketball"} )

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