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Microsoft Tabular Modeling Cookbook by Paul te Braak

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Creating model calculations

The sales model that has been developed in this chapter allows the user to interrogate data from the order list by products, customers, and dates. In doing so, the user can create an implicit measure so that the underlying data is aggregated according to the current filter context. The aggregation function of implicit measures is determined by the underlying data type of the column that is used for the measure. This method offers the user the ability to create and show simple calculations from the model data. However, it does not create a robust model because the calculations aren't readily selectable by the user and the calculation definition is not conformed within the model.

This recipe introduces calculations which ...

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