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DAX – RIGHT Function

RIGHT DAX Functions

Returns the specified number of characters from the end of a text string. It comes under Text function Dax category.


RIGHT(<Text> , <NumberOfCharacters> )


S no. Parameter Description
1 Text The text string containing the characters you want to extract.
2 NumberOfCharacters This is Optional, The number of characters you want to extract. If omitted, default is 1.

Let’s start with an example:

Step-1: Sample Dataset as below:

Sample Dataset for DAX String Functions

Sample Dataset for DAX String Functions

Step-2: Create a New column, right click on dataset & click on New column.

Create New Column

Create New Column

Step-3: Now, let’s write the RIGHT DAX function with one parameter. This function returns the rightmost character from the specified text, given the length of 1 character

Right_Default = RIGHT(Orders[Product Sub-Category])

Step-4:  Add another column and use the “RIGHT” DAX function with two parameters. This function will return the last 5 characters from the right side of the text.

Right_With_Position = RIGHT(Orders[Product Sub-Category],5)

Step-5:Drag both of the new columns to the table visual and observe the resulting output.

Right DAX Function Example

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