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cdawidow
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Helper III

Calculating sum of net sales for distinct column

Hi guys, I am having trouble caclulating the total sales amount filtered by a distinct column  DPBASE (a discount type reference.) My sales table and discount table are connected in a many to many relationship but would if make sense then to create a 1 to many relationship by creating a new table with only the distinct DPBASE's and filtering from there?  As you can see my sales figures do not add up I am just looking for some clarity.  Kind Regards

 

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amitchandak
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@cdawidow , try like

sumx(values(Table[DPBase]),[Total Sales])



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Greg_Deckler
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@cdawidow - This looks like a measure totals problem. Very common. See my post about it here: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/DAX-Commands-and-Tips/Dealing-with-Measure-Totals/td-p/63376

Also, this Quick Measure, Measure Totals, The Final Word should get you what you need:
https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Quick-Measures-Gallery/Measure-Totals-The-Final-Word/m-p/547907

 

If this does not help, please first check if your issue is a common issue listed here: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Community-Blog/Before-You-Post-Read-This/ba-p/1116882

Also, please see this post regarding How to Get Your Question Answered Quickly: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Community-Blog/How-to-Get-Your-Question-Answered-Quickly/ba-p/38490

The most important parts are:
1. Sample data as text, use the table tool in the editing bar
2. Expected output from sample data
3. Explanation in words of how to get from 1. to 2.


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