MAXA DAX Function (Aggregation)

Returns the largest value in a column. Does not ignore logical values and text.

Syntax

MAXA ( <ColumnName> )
Parameter Attributes Description
ColumnName

The column in which you want to find the largest value.

Return values

Scalar A single value of any type.

Largest value found in the column.

Remarks

The function MAXA corresponds to MAX used with a single column as an argument.
The MAXA function internally executes MAXX, without any performance difference.
The following MAXA call:

MAXA ( table[column] )

corresponds to the following MAXX call:

MAXX (
    table,
    table[column] 
)

The result is blank in case there are no rows in the table with a non-blank value.

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/maxa-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.

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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