Other Functions

These are special functions that cannot be classified in other categories.

Function Description
BITLSHIFT Returns a number shifted left by the specified number of bits.
BITRSHIFT Returns a number shifted right by the specified number of bits.
BLANK Returns a blank.
EARLIER Returns the value in the column prior to the specified number of table scans (default is 1).
EARLIEST Returns the value in the column for the very first point at which there was a row context.
ERROR Raises a user specified error.
HASH Compute hash over a variable number of input expressions and return a value.
KEYWORDMATCH Returns TRUE if there is a match between the MatchExpression and Text.

Last update: Feb 2, 2021   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo, John Keegan

2018-2023 © SQLBI. All rights are reserved. Information coming from Microsoft documentation is property of Microsoft Corp. » Contact us   » Privacy Policy & Cookies

Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.


Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.


This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.


A volatile function may return a different result every time you call it, even if you provide the same arguments. Click to read more.


This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

DirectQuery compatibility

Limitations are placed on DAX expressions allowed in measures and calculated columns.
The state below shows the DirectQuery compatibility of the DAX function.


Want to improve the content of BITRSHIFT? Did you find any issue?
Please, report it us! All submissions will be evaluated for possible updates of the content.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.