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COUNTBLANK is not working

Hello,

 

COUNTBLANK does not seem to be working. I have data similar to the following.

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The measure does not return any values, even though you can see the blank values above. 

 

wjw2406_1-1629408843315.png

 

Status: New
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v-chuncz-msft
Community Support

@Anonymous 

 

COUNTBLANK counts both empty strings and blanks. You may do comparisons with BLANK.

https://www.sqlbi.com/articles/blank-handling-in-dax/

 

For any question about data shaping, modeling, and report building in the Power BI Desktop app, feel free to post a new message in Desktop forum.

 

Anonymous
Not applicable

Hi @v-chuncz-msft ,

 

I am trying to do a count and it is totally non-functional.

Anonymous
Not applicable

@v-chuncz-msft any updates on this?

v-chuncz-msft
Community Support

@Anonymous 

 

Cells may contain invisible characters.

 

SammiP
New Member

I have checked my cells for invisible characters.  I have created a separate table and filtered by Non blank and then I can count rows.  There is a bug in the function.  For sure.  I even tried an isblank calculated column and the I get both true and false values.  If I write A calculate function e.g. Calculate(countrows(sales),filter(sales,salespersonblank = true).  I get no results.  But when I create a table and type in filter(sales,salespersonblank = true), I get results.  There must be a bug in PowerBI

Anonymous
Not applicable

^ hopefully someone will do something