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SSAS - TABULAR EXERCISES
Exercise: Use CALCULATE to show quadruped sales as a % of total sales
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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, tlbQuandrant, tblRegion, tblSpecies, tblStore, tblTown, tblTransaction.
Use the CALCULATE function to create the following measures:
|Name||What it shows|
|Total Qty||The total quantity of goods sold for the current filter context|
|QuadPercent||The percentage this constitutes of the total for quadrupeds|
You should now be able to show the following pivot table:
The pivot table shows the total quantity sold for each cell's filter context, together witih the percentage this constitutes of the total for four-legged animals.
Now create (and show in your pivot table) another measure which shows [total sales for the current filter context] as a percentage of [total sales for the current filter context, but for all leg types]:
Reassuringly, the total for any quadrant is 100%. Quadrupeds constitute just over half the total for each quadrant.
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 Four legs good, and save your workbook with the same file name.