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Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

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Will Thompson on 04 May 2017 01:32:23

In May 2017 Power BI Desktop started supporting creation of DAX measures when working in live connect mode to an external SSAS model: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-may-feature-summary/


Vote on this idea if you want support for calculated measures against multidimensional models too.

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Power BI Ideas Admin on 05 Jul 2020 23:20:58

RE: Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

How can an idea from an year ago, with 1087 votes and hasn't even been evaluated...
I know microsoft is trying to force companys for tabular model, but there are several companys that still use multidimensional models...

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DamienK on 05 Jul 2020 23:20:32

RE: Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

I was surprise to see that this feature was not implemeted yet ... I need this but I can't ... The problème is that I don't want to create all my measures in the SSAS cube !
I am waiting for an update soon ;)

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Shanoob on 05 Jul 2020 23:20:14

RE: Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

Yes please add this feature, it will be very useful.Also when we select a date hierarchy into a basic filter, the "relative" option is missing, this is due to data type set as text for the date field. IF this can be fixed on Power BI side, it would be great.

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GI on 05 Jul 2020 23:19:03

RE: Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

Yes please!!!!!!!!!!! It's working with tabular, surely you can get it working with multi dimensional models.

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Power BI Ideas Admin on 05 Jul 2020 23:18:52

RE: Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

Every other idea with more than 1000 votes has a reply from Microsoft against it but this one, and this is the single most important thing for Power BI adoption in the FTSE 100 company I work for.

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Trevor D Hill on 05 Jul 2020 23:17:58

RE: Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

Bizarre that this isn't available.

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Rene Imthorn on 05 Jul 2020 23:17:42

RE: Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

Our business needs it!

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Rene Imthorn on 05 Jul 2020 23:17:41

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Should give us a real ROI!

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Salonic on 05 Jul 2020 23:17:17

RE: Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

Could you please provide an update on this topic ?
Is it something that can not be implemented in power bi ?

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Craig Dionne on 05 Jul 2020 23:15:40

RE: Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

This would be a major benefit, looking for udpates as well.

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