OR DAX Function (Logical)

Returns TRUE if any of the arguments are TRUE, and returns FALSE if all arguments are FALSE.


OR ( <Logical1>, <Logical2> )
Parameter Attributes Description

The logical values you want to test.


The logical values you want to test.

Return values

Scalar A single boolean value.

The value is TRUE if any of the two arguments is TRUE; the value is FALSE if both the arguments are FALSE.


The OR function accepts only two arguments. Consider using the operator || to avoid multiple nested calls in case there are three or more conditions to evaluate in a logical OR.

Related articles

Learn more about OR in the following articles:

  • Using OR conditions between slicers in DAX

    This article describes how to implement in DAX a logical OR condition between the selection of two slicers of a Power BI report or of a PivotTable in Excel. By default, when relying on more than one slicer they are considered in an AND condition. » Read more

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Jan 23, 2021   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo, Kenneth Barber

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


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.


This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.


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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