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.

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--  REPLACE lets you replace part of a string with a new string
    VAR Val = "DAX is so cool !"
    VAR Replacement = "fantastic"
    ( "Original", Val ),
    ( "Replaced", REPLACE ( Val, 11, 4, Replacement ) )
Value1 Value2
Original DAX is so cool !
Replaced DAX is so fantastic !

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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.


A volatile function may return a different result every time you call it, even if you provide the same arguments. Click to read more.


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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