CEILING Function (DAX)

How does the CEILING function (DAX) work?

The CEILING function (DAX) rounds a number up, to the nearest integer or to the nearest multiple of significance.

CEILING Formula Syntax

     <number>, <significance>

How do you use the CEILING function?

There are two CEILING functions in dax:

CEILING − Same as the Excel CEILING function.

ISO.CEILING − Follows the ISO-defined behavior for determining the ceiling value.

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Considerations when using the CEILING function

Both DAX CEILING and ISO.CEILING functions return the same value for positive numbers. However, they return different values for negative numbers.

When using a positive multiple of significance, both CEILING and ISO.CEILING round negative numbers upward (toward positive infinity).

When using a negative multiple of significance, CEILING rounds negative numbers downward (toward negative infinity), while ISO.CEILING rounds negative numbers upward (toward positive infinity).

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Formula examples using the CEILING function



= CEILING(4.6,1) returns 5.

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