Tags a measure expression specified in the call to SUMMARIZECOLUMNS function to be ignored when determining the non-blank rows.
The Expression which needs to be ignored for the purposes of determining non-blank rows.
This function does not return a value.
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.
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-- IGNORE tags a measure in SUMMARIZECOLUMNS to be ignored when -- determining the non-blank rows. EVALUATE SUMMARIZECOLUMNS ( 'Date'[Calendar Year], "Amount", [Sales Amount] ) EVALUATE SUMMARIZECOLUMNS ( 'Date'[Calendar Year], "Amount", IGNORE ( [Sales Amount] ) )
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Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo
Microsoft documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/summarizecolumns-function-dax