Top products within each category in DAX

If you want to have top products within each category you can solve this using a quite simple query.

Below is a query that lists each model. And for each model the top 2 products (if there are 2 or more products in that model).

DEFINE
MEASURE 'Product'[Sales] =
SUM ( 'Internet Sales'[Sales Amount] )
MEASURE 'Product'[Ranks] =
RANKX (
ALL ( 'Product'[Product Name] ),
SUMX ( RELATEDTABLE ( 'Internet Sales' ), [Sales Amount] )
)
EVALUATE
FILTER (
ADDCOLUMNS (
GENERATE (
VALUES ( 'Product'[Model Name] ),
TOPN (
2,
VALUES ( 'Product'[Product Name] ),
'Product'[Sales],
0
)
),
"Ranks", 'Product'[Ranks],
"SalesAmount", 'Product'[Sales]
),
[SalesAmount] <> 0
)
ORDER BY 'Product'[Model Name] ASC, 'Product'[Sales] DESC

Please note the filter that removes empty rows. If you remove the filter the query will return weird results.

Here is what the result will look like

Rank advanced

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How to use “RANKX”

If you want to rank your result in DAX you can use the RANKX function.

Below is a sample

DEFINE
MEASURE 'Internet Sales'[Rank] =
RANKX (
ALL ( 'Product'[Product Name] ),
SUMX (
RELATEDTABLE ( 'Internet Sales' ),
'Internet Sales'[Internet Total Sales]
)
)
EVALUATE
FILTER (
ADDCOLUMNS (
VALUES ( 'Product'[Product Name] ),
"Product Rank", 'Internet Sales'[Rank],
"Sales amount", 'Internet Sales'[Internet Total Sales]
),
[Sales amount] <> 0
)
ORDER BY 'Internet Sales'[Rank]

Please note the filter that removes the empty rows.

Here is the resultset

Rank