ISEMPTY DAX Function (Information)

Returns true if the specified table or table-expression is Empty.

Syntax

ISEMPTY ( <Table> )
Parameter Attributes Description
Table

Table or table-expression.

Return values

Scalar A single boolean value.

TRUE if the table is empty (has no rows), if else, FALSE.

» 2 related articles

Examples

--  ISEMPTY checks that a table contains no rows
--
--  This example retrieves the products with sales in 2007 and 
--  no sales in 2008 by using ISEMPTY
EVALUATE
VAR ProductsSales =
    ADDCOLUMNS (
        TOPN ( 10, VALUES ( 'Product'[Product Name] ) ),
        "HasSalesIn2007",
            NOT ISEMPTY (
                CALCULATETABLE ( Sales, 'Date'[Calendar Year] = "CY 2007"  )
            ),
        "NoSalesIn2008",
            ISEMPTY (
                CALCULATETABLE ( Sales,  'Date'[Calendar Year] = "CY 2008" )
            )
    )
VAR Result =
    FILTER (
        ProductsSales,
        [NoSalesIn2008] = TRUE && [HasSalesIn2007] = TRUE
    )
RETURN
    Result

Related articles

Learn more about ISEMPTY in the following articles:

  • Check Empty Table Condition with DAX

    In DAX there are different ways to test whether a table is empty. This test can be used in complex DAX expressions and this short article briefly discuss what are the suggested approaches from a performance perspective. » Read more

  • Syncing slicers in Power BI

    The June 2019 update of Power BI includes the ability to filter slicer items based on a measure. This article explains why this is an important feature that should replace bidirectional filters used for the same purpose. » Read more

Last update: Jul 24, 2021   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

Microsoft documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/isempty-function-dax

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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.

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.

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