DAX for Power BI videos | DAX for Power BI Part 7.3 - Single Calendar vs Multiple Calendars

Posted by Andrew Gould on 16 April 2022

In this video you'll see a couple of techniques for creating calendars to handle multiple date fields in the same data model. You'll learn how to use the Calendar function to create multiple calendars spanning sensible date ranges which is useful when your different date fields hold very different date ranges. You'll also learn how to use the CalendarAuto function which is useful when you want a single calendar to handle all the date fields in the model. If you're using a single calendar you'll also need to know how to create and manipulate multiple relationships to the same table, and how to use the UseRelationship function in measures to ensure that you're calculating the correct values!

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