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new column based on values in rows (direct query)

hi guys

i am trying to create a new column, named "startedyn" that will display "STARTED" on all the rows within the same "docentry" number, if one of the rows has "1" value in the "start_no" column. in my screenshot, not all the "start_no" values have 1. one of them has 0, but still the new column should display started on all the rows within the same docentry number. The dataset is direct query so i can't use something like startedyn = if (CALCULATE( MAX(Table[start_no]) ,ALLEXCEPT(Table,Table[docentry] )) > 0, "STARTED")

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thank you! and sorry for the noob question. new to power bi!

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Community Support

Hi, @bidav 


You can try the following methods.


startedyn = IF(CALCULATE(MIN('Table'[start_no]),ALLEXCEPT('Table','Table'[docentry]))>0,"started")


The formula for Measure is the same as the formula for calculating columns.


Best Regards,

Community Support Team _Charlotte

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Frequent Visitor

any idea i can use guys?

Super User
Super User

@bidav , I doubt you can create a column like that in direct query, you should create a measure

hi, thank you for your reply.

how can i create a measure that will modify the column mentioned with "started" isn't measure is just a single number?

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