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marisap
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Using FIND function

Hi I would like to use the MID & FIND Functions the same way as I would in Excel. However any time I use FIND I get errors. Can anyone suggest how I should go about doing this? 

 

Thanks!

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Moderator v-qiuyu-msft
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Re: Using FIND function

Hi @marisap,

 

In your scenario, I would suggest you check the syntax of the FIND( ) function and MID( ) function in DAX firstly.  

 

Also there is a sample for your reference. I have created calculated columns and specify expressions with FIND( ) and MID( ) functions like below:

 

FIND expression = FIND("Designer",'Table1'[Title],,BLANK())

 

Mid expression = MID('Table1'[Phone],5,8)

 

z1.PNG

 

 

If you have any question, please feel free to ask.

 

Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu

 

 

 

Community Support Team _ Qiuyun Yu
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Moderator v-qiuyu-msft
Moderator

Re: Using FIND function

Hi @marisap,

 

In your scenario, I would suggest you check the syntax of the FIND( ) function and MID( ) function in DAX firstly.  

 

Also there is a sample for your reference. I have created calculated columns and specify expressions with FIND( ) and MID( ) functions like below:

 

FIND expression = FIND("Designer",'Table1'[Title],,BLANK())

 

Mid expression = MID('Table1'[Phone],5,8)

 

z1.PNG

 

 

If you have any question, please feel free to ask.

 

Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu

 

 

 

Community Support Team _ Qiuyun Yu
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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jccote2536
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Re: Using FIND function

I'm using exactly that in PowerBI Desktop, in a PBIX file and getting: Expression.Error: The name 'FIND' wasn't recognized.  Make sure it's spelled correctly.

ThaoNguyen
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find in m query


@jccote2536 wrote:

I'm using exactly that in PowerBI Desktop, in a PBIX file and getting: Expression.Error: The name 'FIND' wasn't recognized.  Make sure it's spelled correctly.


you can look at it here



https://stackoverflow.com/questions/57713963/find-position-of-a-character-in-a-string-function-in-m-...

 

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