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Break down cumulative


I'm trying to break down a table with daily cumulatives to totals per day, something like this:

[cumulative of today] - [cumulative of yesterday] = [total of today]


I'm using this json as source:


I'm rather new to Power BI Desktop and couldn't find the right resources to answer my question.

So some help would be appreciated.

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Hi  @Fred010  ,


Does that make sense? If so, kindly mark the proper reply as a solution to help others having the similar issue and close the case. If not, let me know and I'll try to help you further.


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Hi @Fred010 ,


You may create measure like DAX below.


total of today=CALCULATE(SUM(Table1[sale]),FILTER(ALLSELECTED(Table1), Table1[Date] =TODAY()))


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What's the expected output?

If you want to get total today, why not just calculate the total today directly?

totaltoday = CALCULATE(sum('COVID-19_aantallen_gemeente_cumulatief'[Total_reported]),FILTER('COVID-19_aantallen_gemeente_cumulatief',DATEVALUE('COVID-19_aantallen_gemeente_cumulatief'[Date_of_report])=today()))


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@Fred010 , with date table.


Way to get last day, continuous or noncontinuous - Measure

Last Day Non Continuous = CALCULATE([sales],filter(ALLSELECTED('Date'),'Date'[Date] =MAXX(FILTER(ALLSELECTED('Date'),'Date'[Date]<max('Date'[Date])),'Date'[Date])))
Day behind Sales = CALCULATE(SUM(Sales[Sales Amount]),dateadd('Date'[Date],-1,Day))

Diff COlumn = datediff(maxx(filter(Table,Table[Date]<earlier(Table[Date]) && Table[Numberf]= earlier(Table[Numberf])  ),Table[Date]) ,Table[Date],Day)

Last Day = CALCULATE(sum('order'[Qty]), FILTER(ALL('Date'),'Date'[Date]=max('Date'[Date])-1))
Last Day = CALCULATE(sum('order'[Qty]), previousday('Date'[Date]))


This Day = CALCULATE(sum('order'[Qty]), FILTER(ALL('Date'),'Date'[Date]=max('Date'[Date])))




Take a diff of the two


Column way

Last Sales Date = maxx(FILTER(Sales1,Sales1[Sales Date] =EARLIER(Sales1[Sales Date])-1),Sales1[Sales Date])
Last Non Cont Sales Date = var _max = maxx(FILTER(Sales1,Sales1[Sales Date] < EARLIER(Sales1[Sales Date])),Sales1[Sales Date])
return maxx(FILTER(Sales1,Sales1[Sales Date] =_max),Sales1[Qty])


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