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Anonymous
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Calculate dynamic %change based on date slicer

Hi All,

 

We having Total sales Column in the database and need to find a %change in sales on the period selected.

 

I solve this using the following calculation,

This year Sale = calculate(sum([total sale),filter(Item,Item[Timestamp].[Year]=2019))

Last Year Sale = CALCULATE(SUM([total sale]),SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR(Item[Timestamp].[Date]))

 

But I need to find the dynamic %change, which depends on Date slicers selection, we use Relative Date slicer in the report,

So if we select last 1 Week on date slicer -> %change if for this selected week with last week,

if we select last 1 Month on date slicer -> %change if for this selected Month with last Month, and so on.

 

 

Please Help,

 

Thanks in Advance.

 

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nhoward
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HI @Anonymous 

 

Are you using a Date table?  or just the date column of your item table. 

 

In this instance (and almost always) a master calendar table will make the process much easier. 

Anonymous
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Hi @nhoward,

 

Thank you for the quick response and your precious time,

 

Yes I am using the date column of the item table, and thanks for your suggestion to use separate date table, but can you please provide the measures used for to calculate %change for dates selected in Relate Date Slicer

 

Thanks

 

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