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.


IGNORE ( <Measure_Expression> )
Parameter Attributes Description

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

Return values

This function does not return a value.

Related articles

Learn more about IGNORE in the following articles:


    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: Oct 20, 2018   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/query-bi/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.

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.


This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.


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