Evaluation Context in DAX

How to understand Evaluation context in DAX?

Evaluation context is a very important concept one need to understand while writing the DAX
formulas.
It plays an important role while evaluating the formula. The result of the DAX formula
will be directly dependent on the evaluation context it is evaluated.
This means the result will be
different in different contexts even if the formula used is same.

Understanding Evaluation context will enable you to understand the various intricacies of
the formula.

So let’s go deeper in to it.

What exactly is evaluation context?

Evaluation context is simply the environment in which the formula is evaluated.

So let’s go deeper in to it.

What exactly is Evaluation context?

Evaluation context is simply the environment in which the formula is evaluated.

Types of Evaluation context:

  1. Filter Context
  2. Row Context

We have two kinds of Evaluation contexts in DAX which will be coming from different sources.

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