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Age Profile - Direct Query

It would be really great if someone could help me with this.

 

I'm querying my DB directly and I'm trying to group open transactions into an age range. I've created a calculated column which gives me the age in days, now I want to group the results:

 

0-5 Days

6-20 Days

21-50 Days

>50 Days

 

It would also be useful if I could order the results so it always shows in the order above.

 

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v-ljerr-msft Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: Age Profile - Direct Query

Hi @johnbradbury,

 

If I understand you correctly, you should be able to use the formula below to add another calculate column to group the ages into range.

Range =
SWITCH (
    TRUE (),
    'Table1'[Age] >= 0
        && 'Table1'[Age] <= 5, "0-5 Days",
    'Table1'[Age] >= 6
        && 'Table1'[Age] <= 20, "6-20 Days",
    'Table1'[Age] >= 21
        && 'Table1'[Age] <= 50, "21-50 Days",
    'Table1'[Age] > 50, ">50 Days",
    ""
)

It would also be useful if I could order the results so it always shows in the order above.

 


As you're using Direct Query mode, you may need to firstly add a new table called "Age Range" like below on your datasource side.

 

Range Index
0-5 Days 1
6-20 Days 2
21-50 Days 3
>50 Days 4

 

And sort the Range column by the Index column with Sort by Column option on Power BI Desktop.

 

sort.PNG

 

Then you should be able to create a relationship between "Age Range" table and your data table with the "Range" column, and show the Range column on your report(which should be ordered correctly).

 

Regards

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Re: Age Profile - Direct Query

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v-ljerr-msft Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: Age Profile - Direct Query

Hi @johnbradbury,

 

If I understand you correctly, you should be able to use the formula below to add another calculate column to group the ages into range.

Range =
SWITCH (
    TRUE (),
    'Table1'[Age] >= 0
        && 'Table1'[Age] <= 5, "0-5 Days",
    'Table1'[Age] >= 6
        && 'Table1'[Age] <= 20, "6-20 Days",
    'Table1'[Age] >= 21
        && 'Table1'[Age] <= 50, "21-50 Days",
    'Table1'[Age] > 50, ">50 Days",
    ""
)

It would also be useful if I could order the results so it always shows in the order above.

 


As you're using Direct Query mode, you may need to firstly add a new table called "Age Range" like below on your datasource side.

 

Range Index
0-5 Days 1
6-20 Days 2
21-50 Days 3
>50 Days 4

 

And sort the Range column by the Index column with Sort by Column option on Power BI Desktop.

 

sort.PNG

 

Then you should be able to create a relationship between "Age Range" table and your data table with the "Range" column, and show the Range column on your report(which should be ordered correctly).

 

Regards