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Greg_Deckler
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Please vote for this idea to provide more options for measure totals

Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

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Today is day number 4,106 that table and matrix measure totals have been broken in Power BI.

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jak11
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Many times, I will use SUMX and SUMMARZE to sum the rows, An example:
Time_Avg_Sumx =
SUMX (
    SUMMARIZE (
        'vw_TR_Global_ApproveRecord',
        'vw_Date'[Year],
        'Approval mapping table'[Approval Node],
        'vw_TR_ApplyForm'[DevelopTypeDesc]
    ),
    [Time_Avg]
)

@jak11 I'm aware of the technique, I'm just tired of having to post my macro for the answer 3 or 4 times a day for the last 7 years or so.

 

Greg's macro for answering "wrong total" questions:

 

This looks like a measure totals problem. Very common. See my post about it here: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/DAX-Commands-and-Tips/Dealing-with-Measure-Totals/td-p/63376

Also, this Quick Measure, Measure Totals, The Final Word should get you what you need:
https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Quick-Measures-Gallery/Measure-Totals-The-Final-Word/m-p/547907


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