ISBLANK Function

ISBLANK Function (DAX)

 

Checks whether a value is blank, and returns TRUE or FALSE.

ISBLANK(<value>)  

Parameters

TermDefinition
valueThe value or expression you want to test.

A Boolean value of TRUE if the value is blank; otherwise FALSE.

This formula computes the increase or decrease ratio in sales compared to the previous year. The example uses the IF function to check the value for the previous year's sales in order to avoid a divide by zero error.

Row LabelsTotal SalesTotal Sales Previous YearSales to Previous Year Ratio
2005$10,209,985.08
2006$28,553,348.43$10,209,985.08179.66%
2007$39,248,847.52$28,553,348.4337.46%
2008$24,542,444.68$39,248,847.52-37.47%
Grand Total$102,554,625.71
//Sales to Previous Year Ratio  
  
=IF( ISBLANK('CalculatedMeasures'[PreviousYearTotalSales])  
   , BLANK()  
   , ( 'CalculatedMeasures'[Total Sales]-'CalculatedMeasures'[PreviousYearTotalSales] )  
      /'CalculatedMeasures'[PreviousYearTotalSales])  

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