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## Grand totals and the context of numbers

I have this equation:

calculate([sCnt],filter(all(Query1[dq]),Query1[dq]=max(Query1[iq])))

That I'm using in a pivot table where the filter context of Query1[iq] doesn't exist because it does not appear in the pivot table, instead, the filter context contains fields that are irrelevant to this equation.  I'm just using it because what I want, on a row by row basis, is to just sum the value when query1[dq] = query1[iq].  Can I just use this function(which I made for a different pivot table) in this table?  Or put another way, what is the context of the Query1[iq] when the filter context is nothing, is it the whole table?

I suspect it may be the latter.  If it is, do I need to do a sumx to sum all rows where Query1[iq] = Query1[dq]?  It's awfully tempting to just do sum(if(query1[iq]=query1[dq],amt,0)) like we would in sql or excel before sumif functions, but again, this is not a normal language.

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## Re: Grand totals and the context of numbers

It seems good with your formula in some way. The Filter() will iterate a row context. Maybe you need to remove Max(). Then the formula could be like this:

```CALCULATE (
[sCnt],
FILTER ( ALL ( Query1[dq] ), Query1[dq] = Query1[iq] )
)```

All the rows of table "Query1" where [dq] equal [iq] will return if there aren't any other filter context.

Could you please share the pbix file? DAX formula is dynamic and depends on many aspects like contexts, relationship and filters.

Best Regards!

Dale

Community Support Team _ Dale
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Microsoft

## Re: Grand totals and the context of numbers

It seems good with your formula in some way. The Filter() will iterate a row context. Maybe you need to remove Max(). Then the formula could be like this:

```CALCULATE (
[sCnt],
FILTER ( ALL ( Query1[dq] ), Query1[dq] = Query1[iq] )
)```

All the rows of table "Query1" where [dq] equal [iq] will return if there aren't any other filter context.

Could you please share the pbix file? DAX formula is dynamic and depends on many aspects like contexts, relationship and filters.

Best Regards!

Dale

Community Support Team _ Dale
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
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## Re: Grand totals and the context of numbers

What is the pbix formula.  I should mention that I'm doing this in excel

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## Re: Grand totals and the context of numbers

You still can try it in Excel. What's the problem if you try it in Excel?

Best Regards,

Dale

Community Support Team _ Dale
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Microsoft

## Re: Grand totals and the context of numbers

Could you please mark the proper answer as solution or share the solution if it's convenient for you? That will be a big help to the others.

Best Regards!
Dale

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

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