It would be great if Grand Totals on a Matrix or Table would add up correctly to the sum of the rows when you include MEASURES in the visual. Currently the total on a measure consists of the measure function itself, instead of the sum of the rows above. PLEASE give us the option to toggle totals to be a simple aggregate of the rows above also.

Jeroen ter Heerdt (administrator) on 24 Oct 2022 18:59:09

Moving this idea to "under review" to mark that discussions are underway. For full transparency, we have started working on DAX calculations at the visual level. That feature will make changes that will serve as building blocks for other features, including but not limited to the one discussed in this idea: providing more flexibility for influencing what is shown on the total: the visual total, the "DAX" total, or another expression altogether.

Hence, the delivery of this Idea will be dependent on the DAX-calculations-on-a-visual feature.

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## RE: Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

We need the column subtotal along with The column grand total,the sub-total can be renamed ,not like Total

## RE: Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

there should at least be an option to have the total show the sum of the rows instead of having to do weird DAX-things. This is an annoyance and causes Power BI to be difficult to people who start using it.

I've worked with Qlik products before. No issue there. They have an option to choose between the calculation or sum (and even min, max and average) of the rows.

## RE: Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

Crazy that this is even an issue tbh!

## RE: Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

PLEASE FIX!

## RE: Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

Matrix Totals should always represent sum of row or columns values. No other reason why it should not. Should not have to program a workaround to obtain correct row and columns totals on a Matrix.

## RE: Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

'=IF(ISINSCOPE(table[child]),SUM(table[value]),AVERAGE(table[value])

OR

=AVERAGE(table[value])

## RE: Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

Please, fix this!

## RE: Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

Please please can this be resolved. I cannot think of a circumstance when it would be appropriate for the sum of a row to not equal the sum of a row. This is a bug, and is causing problems. Please can this be fixed.

## RE: Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

This is a BUG Power BI Team!!! There is no circumstance that I can think of where I'd want your default SUM total on the row values of a table or matrix to be anything other than the simple SUM of the ROW values. Why is that so hard? Having to try to workaround this with a DAX formula is an embarrassment to Power BI as a mature data analysis tool and embarrassing to me as I have no good answer for my clients.

## RE: Matrix/Table grand totals with Measures

This has to be fixed