IGNORE DAX Function (Table manipulation)

Tags a measure expression specified in the call to SUMMARIZECOLUMNS function to be ignored when determining the non-blank rows.

Syntax

IGNORE ( <Measure_Expression> )
Parameter Attributes Description
Measure_Expression

The Expression which needs to be ignored for the purposes of determining non-blank rows.

Return values

This function does not return a value.

Remarks

The IGNORE() syntax can be used to modify the behavior of the SUMMARIZECOLUMNS function by omitting specific expressions from the BLANK/NULL evaluation. Rows for which all expressions not using IGNORE return BLANK/NULL will be excluded independent of whether the expressions which do use IGNORE evaluate to BLANK/NULL or not.

Related articles

Learn more about IGNORE in the following articles:

  • Introducing SUMMARIZECOLUMNS

    This article explains how to use SUMMARIZECOLUMNS, which is a replacement of SUMMARIZE and does not require the use of ADDCOLUMNS to obtain good performance. » Read more

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Dec 14, 2018   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/summarizecolumns-function-dax

DAX Conventions
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.

Iterator

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.

Deprecated

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

Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

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