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SSAS - TABULAR EXERCISES
SSAS - tabular | Changing query context exercise | Use VALUES to compare data with/without South region
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If you haven't already done so, run the SQL script in the above folder in SQL Server Management Studio to generate a database (not for commercial use or copying) called MAM.
Again if you haven't already done so, create a new project called BaseModel, and import the following tables: tblAnimal, tblCentre, tblCentreType, tblPos, tblProduct, tblQuadrant, tblRegion, tblSpecies, tblStore, tblTown, tblTransaction. Delete any measures already created.
The aim of this exercise is to create the following pivot table, showing average transaction price by quadrant:
The pivot table divides spending into South region and other regions.
To do this, create two measures:
|Name||What it shows|
|NoSoutherners||Calculates the average price of transactions, but excluding the South region.|
|OnlySoutherners||Does the same thing, but only for the South region.|
You'll need to use the VALUES function, otherwise Excel will remove any constraint by quadrant, rather than modifying it.
If you want to keep a copy of what you've done, use DAX Editor to create a copy of your measures with extension .dax called Beautiful South, and save your workbook with the same file name.