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RANKX Assigning Same Rank to Different Values

I've been struggling hard with RANKX for a few days now.  


We are connected to a data model, so we're limited to only measures.


I'm trying to create a stack rank that just looks at a revenue total and ranks the entire group highest to lowest.


However, it keeps giving folks with similar totals the same rank.  It also is skipping values, despite being set to use "Dense" when assigning rank.


I've tried troubleshooting it a few different ways, but nothing has worked.


Halp!  This is easy to do in Excel and I'm really frustrated that it's so difficult in PBI.


Here's my Code:


_Rank_All_MTD = 
IF( HASONEVALUE(DimBU[OwnerName]) ,RANKX( ALL(DimBU) ,CALCULATE([_GM_Total_MTD]) ,,,Dense ) )

Here's the Output:



Helper I
Helper I

Did you get the solution for this ?

Helper I
Helper I

I had the same problem. Including Dense at the end of the measure fixed it so it rank sequentially. I think it defaults to skip unless you specify. I'm a Power BI newb, but I hope this helps.

Station Factor Rank = RANKX(ALLSELECTED(StationList[STATION]),[Station Factor],,DESC,Dense)
I have an issue with RANKX giving the same rank to different values, for instance
Value Rank
1 - 4
1 - 3
2 - 3
3 - 2
4 - 1
Not sure how to fix this, but I have been trying to understand it for the last 5 hours. I wish it was easy as excel.

I found a resolution for RANKX assigning a different rank to the same value. I used Round for the [Station Factor] measure to ignore the decimals more than 2 places.

Frequent Visitor

Thanks for that, I was banging my head against the wall!

New Member

Hi there,


I have excatly the same issue

did you found something ?


I really need to fix this !


Thanks a lot ^^ 



Community Support
Community Support

hi, @cmichie 

If there are some filters you have done in the report? what is [_GM_Total_MTD] formula?

Just from a screenshot and rankx formula, we could not find the reason.

If possible share a sample pbix file for us to have a test, or use virtual data to create a sample pbix.


Best Regards,



Community Support Team _ Lin
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