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dkcheney
Regular Visitor

Problem with DAX Formula reading a string in previous column

Scenario:
Creating a new column using a DAX formula. The formula is not creating the output I need.

My Experience Level:
2 Years PowerBI
3 Months DAX

Locations Table
Site#        Name                                             Type
1              Test Site CBOC                               ???? (New Column) Derived from formula below
2              Test Site Clinic
3              Test Site Resource

Formula
SWITCH(
TRUE(),
CONTAINSSTRING(VALocations[Name]="CBOC"),"CBOC",
"TBD"
)

My current output

Site#              Name                              Type
1                    Test Site CBOC               TBD
2                    Test Site Clinic                TBD
3                    Test Site Resource          TBD

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az38
Super User II
Super User II

Hi @dkcheney 

pay attention to CONTAINSSTRING syntax: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/containsstring-function-dax

use comma

CONTAINSSTRING(VALocations[Name], "CBOC")

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az38
Super User II
Super User II

Hi @dkcheney 

pay attention to CONTAINSSTRING syntax: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/containsstring-function-dax

use comma

CONTAINSSTRING(VALocations[Name], "CBOC")

do not hesitate to give a kudo to useful posts and mark solutions as solution
LinkedIn

View solution in original post

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