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RiceCake Regular Visitor
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error message when applying a summarize function

 

Hello, 

 

I've created below 'attempt' to create a new table. From what I've been able to find, I can't see what's incorrect about either the syntax or the content. any suggestions are appreciated.

 
"newvalue = summarize(T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast,T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast[Item Code],T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast[YYYYMM],"abcde",calculate(sum(T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast[Commercial Forecast])))"

 

Results in the following error message.

"The expression refers to multiple columns. Multiple columns cannot be converted to a scalar value."

 

thanks, 

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v-yulgu-msft Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: error message when applying a summarize function

Hi @RiceCake ,

 

Make sure you click the "New Table" button instead of "New Measure" to generate a calculated table. Also, the DAX formula could be simplified as:

newvalue =
SUMMARIZE (
    T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast,
    T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast[Item Code],
    T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast[YYYYMM],
    "abcde", 
        SUM ( T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast[Commercial Forecast] )
)

1.PNG

 

Best regards,

Yuliana Gu

Community Support Team _ Yuliana Gu
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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v-yulgu-msft Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: error message when applying a summarize function

Hi @RiceCake ,

 

Make sure you click the "New Table" button instead of "New Measure" to generate a calculated table. Also, the DAX formula could be simplified as:

newvalue =
SUMMARIZE (
    T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast,
    T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast[Item Code],
    T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast[YYYYMM],
    "abcde", 
        SUM ( T_Historic_Monthly_Commercial_Forecast[Commercial Forecast] )
)

1.PNG

 

Best regards,

Yuliana Gu

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

Re: error message when applying a summarize function

Thanks a lot @v-yulgu-msft 

 

next question is then if I can include / add conditions to this sum. I tried adding a filter, but ended up with error message, probably related to syntax. 

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