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REPLACE DAX Function (Text)

Replaces part of a text string with a different text string.


REPLACE ( <OldText>, <StartPosition>, <NumberOfCharacters>, <NewText> )
Parameter Attributes Description

The string of text that contains the characters you want to replace.


The position of the character in old_text that you want to replace with new_text.


The number of characters that you want to replace.


The replacement text.

Return values

Scalar A single string value.

The resulting string after applying the replacements.


The StartPosition starts from 1 for the first character in the string.

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Oct 19, 2020   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation:

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.


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