USERCULTURE DAX Function (Information) Volatile

Returns the culture code for the user, based on their operating system or browser settings.



This expression has no parameters.

Return values

Scalar A single string value.

The culture code as a string, such as “en-US”.

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You can use the following DAX switch statement to select the correct translated value in a dynamic visual title in Power BI:

  "de-DE", "Umsatz nach Produkt",
  "fr-FR", "Ventes par produit",
  "Sales by product"

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Last update: May 23, 2024   » Contribute   » Show contributors

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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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