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Helper III
Helper III

DAX lookup = merge queries?

Hi guys, please help me and explain ? I created a calculated column in DAX:

 

Route = LOOKUPVALUE(Manual[Route_full], Manual[Route], Trains[Route])
So in Trains I get Route_full column with no blank values.
 
Now in Power Query when I merge Trains with Manual (left outer) through Route column I get null values.
 
Not sure why, any thoughts?
 
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@aleksandra_stan 

Merge Queries can achieve similar goals to lookupvalue. Maybe provide sample tables and expected output, see if we can help you to make it.

 

Paul Zheng _ Community Support Team

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Super User IV

@aleksandra_stan - Sample data would be good but I'm wondering about your setup here. Since you are using DAX for your Route column, that means it is a calculated column and that calculation occurs after Power Query does its work so I am wondering if the issue here is the order of operations? Would need sample data to recreate.


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