I previously explained in a blog post what thin reports are and why we should care about them. I also explained Report Level Measures in another blog post. In this post, I try to raise some real-world challenges we face when developing thin reports. I also provide a solution to those challenges.
Report Level Measure Related Challenges
Creating and using Report Level Measures is relatively easy, but there are some challenges that we face from time to time, such as:
- Distinguishing Report Level Measures from Dataset Level Measures
- Report Level Measure dependencies
Determining Report Level Measures from Dataset Level Measures
One of the challenges that Power BI Developers face is creating many report level measures. Unfortunately, Power BI Desktop currently uses the same iconography for both types of measures, making it hard to distinguish the actual measures created within the dataset from the report level measures. It gets even more