LASTNONBLANKVALUE DAX Function (Time Intelligence)  Context Transition

Returns the last non blank value of the expression that evaluated for the column.

Syntax

LASTNONBLANKVALUE ( <ColumnName>, <Expression> )
Parameter Attributes Description
ColumnName
Iterator

The source values.

Expression
Row Context

The expression to be evaluated for each value.

Return values

Scalar A single value of any type.

The last non-blank value evaluated by the Expression iterating ColumnName.

Remarks

The ColumnName argument can be any of the following:

  • A reference to a column. Only in this case a context transition applies because the column reference is replaced by
  • A table expression that returns a single column.
  • A Boolean expression that defines a single-column.

Even though this function is commonly used for dates, it can be applied to a column of any data type.

The syntax:

LASTNONBLANKVALUE ( 
    <ColumnName>, 
    <Expression> 
)

corresponds to:

CALCULATE (
    <Expression>, 
    LASTNONBLANK ( 
        <ColumnName>, 
        <Expression> 
    )
)

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Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Jul 8, 2020   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/lastnonblankvalue-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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