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Analitika
Post Prodigy
Post Prodigy

refer to columns from string variable

 How to refer to columns from string variable?

 

Measure=
var strVar = "Table1[Column1]"
RETURN
CALCULATE(SUM(strVar))



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Icey
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Analitika ,

 

Try this:

 

1. Enter data to create a ColumnName table.

columnname.PNG

 

2. Create a Measure like so:

Measure =
VAR t1 =
    ADDCOLUMNS (
        SELECTCOLUMNS ( 'Table', "ColumnValue", 'Table'[Column1] ),
        "ColumnName", "Column1"
    )
VAR t2 =
    ADDCOLUMNS (
        SELECTCOLUMNS ( 'Table', "ColumnValue", 'Table'[Column2] ),
        "ColumnName", "Column2"
    )
VAR t3 =
    ADDCOLUMNS (
        SELECTCOLUMNS ( 'Table', "ColumnValue", 'Table'[Column3] ),
        "ColumnName", "Column3"
    )
VAR t =
    UNION ( t1, t2, t3 )
VAR SelectedColum =
    SELECTEDVALUE ( ColumnName[ColumnName] )
RETURN
    SUMX ( FILTER ( t, [ColumnName] = SelectedColum ), [ColumnValue] )

 

Then, you will get this:

refer.gif

 

BTW, .pbix file attached.

 

 

Best Regards,

Icey

 

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jbauer22
Frequent Visitor

I need this too.

Icey
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Analitika ,

 

Try this:

 

1. Enter data to create a ColumnName table.

columnname.PNG

 

2. Create a Measure like so:

Measure =
VAR t1 =
    ADDCOLUMNS (
        SELECTCOLUMNS ( 'Table', "ColumnValue", 'Table'[Column1] ),
        "ColumnName", "Column1"
    )
VAR t2 =
    ADDCOLUMNS (
        SELECTCOLUMNS ( 'Table', "ColumnValue", 'Table'[Column2] ),
        "ColumnName", "Column2"
    )
VAR t3 =
    ADDCOLUMNS (
        SELECTCOLUMNS ( 'Table', "ColumnValue", 'Table'[Column3] ),
        "ColumnName", "Column3"
    )
VAR t =
    UNION ( t1, t2, t3 )
VAR SelectedColum =
    SELECTEDVALUE ( ColumnName[ColumnName] )
RETURN
    SUMX ( FILTER ( t, [ColumnName] = SelectedColum ), [ColumnValue] )

 

Then, you will get this:

refer.gif

 

BTW, .pbix file attached.

 

 

Best Regards,

Icey

 

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

amitchandak
Super User
Super User

@Analitika , Not tested. But try like

Measure=
var strVar = Table1[Column1]
RETURN
CALCULATE(SUM(strVar))

i need from string only as i need dinamic change it

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