The following image outlines the main sections of the DAX Studio user interface
- Ribbon Control
- Metadata Panes
- Query Editor
- Output Panes
Current feature set
Dax Studio works as both an add-in for Excel 2010/2013 and as a standalone program and provides the following functionality:
Proposed future feature set
We are always on the look out for new feature ideas. These are kept on the project's
. You can vote for existing ideas/issues or add your own.
If you have issues running Dax Studio there are some
that can be enabled to help diagnose the issue.
There is also a small PowerShell
which will print out the versions of the .Net framework and the 2 Microsoft dependencies. The links to the 3 external dependencies which Dax Studio requires are listed on the
If you get the error "Not loaded. A runtime error occurred during the loading of the COM Add-in"
for the Excel add-in you can try enabling the environment variable as detailed in these instructions
to display a more detailed error message
Dax Studio is using the following open source libraries, without these it would not exist in it's current state: