# ISO.CEILINGDAX Function (Math and Trig)

Rounds a number up, to the nearest integer or to the nearest multiple of significance.

## Syntax

ISO.CEILING ( <Number> [, <Significance>] )
Parameter Attributes Description
Number

The value you want to round.

Significance Optional

The multiple to which you want to round.

## Return values

Scalar A single value of one these types: currency, decimal, integer.

A number, of the same type as the number argument, rounded as specified.

## Remarks

There are two CEILING functions in DAX, with the following differences:

• The CEILING function emulates the behavior of the CEILING function in Excel.
• The ISO.CEILING function follows the ISO-defined behavior for determining the ceiling value.

The two functions return the same value for positive numbers, but different values for negative numbers. When using a positive multiple of significance, both CEILING and ISO.CEILING round negative numbers upward (toward positive infinity). When using a negative multiple of significance, CEILING rounds negative numbers downward (toward negative infinity), while ISO.CEILING rounds negative numbers upward (toward positive infinity).

## Examples

```= ISO.CEILING  ( 10.2, 1 )                   -- Returns 11     (Integer)
= ISO.CEILING  ( 10.7, 1 )                   -- Returns 11     (Integer)
= ISO.CEILING  ( 10.2, 0.5 )                 -- Returns 10.5   (Decimal)
= ISO.CEILING  ( 10.7, 0.5 )                 -- Returns 11     (Decimal)
= ISO.CEILING  ( 10.2, CURRENCY ( 0.5 ) )    -- Returns 10.5   (Currency)
= ISO.CEILING  ( 10.7, CURRENCY ( 0.5 ) )    -- Returns 11     (Currency)
= ISO.CEILING  ( -10.2, 1 )                  -- Returns -10    (Integer)
= ISO.CEILING  ( -10.2, -1 )                 -- Returns -10    (Integer)
= ISO.CEILING  ( -10.7, 1 )                  -- Returns -10    (Integer)
= ISO.CEILING  ( -10.7, -1 )                 -- Returns -10    (Integer)
= ISO.CEILING  ( -10.2, 0.5 )                -- Returns -10    (Decimal)
= ISO.CEILING  ( -10.7, 0.5 )                -- Returns -10.5  (Decimal)
= ISO.CEILING  ( -10.2, CURRENCY ( 0.5 ) )   -- Returns -10    (Currency)
= ISO.CEILING  ( -10.7, CURRENCY ( 0.5 ) )   -- Returns -10.5  (Currency)
```

## Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: May 24, 2020     » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

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

DAX Conventions
• Use [measure] and never use table[measure]
• Use table[column] and never use [column]
• Space before ‘(‘ and ‘)’ and any operand and operator
• Space before an in-line argument
• Definitions in the first row, including the assignment
• Use ‘=’ to define calculated columns / tables
• Use ‘:=’ to define measures
Context Transition

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Row Context

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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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