ISTEXT DAX Function (Information)

Checks whether a value is text, and returns TRUE or FALSE.

Syntax

ISTEXT ( <Value> )
Parameter Attributes Description
Value

The value you want to test.

Return values

Scalar A single boolean value.

TRUE if the value is text; otherwise FALSE.

Remarks

When applied to a column reference as expression, this functions tests the data type of the column, returning TRUE whether the column is a string data type and FALSE for any other data type.

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Dec 1, 2018   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

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