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Create a last 7 days date filter button which updates date slicer

Hi, I'd like to implement a last 7 days date filter that would be represented as a button. At the same time, the user should have the option to select a custom date range with the slicer. For example if today is March 7th and the custom date slicer is set to show data from February 12 - February 17 but then the "Last 7 Days" button is pressed, dates from March 1 - March 7 should still be shown. In a way, the button should override the date filter selected in the slicers.

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Re: Create a last 7 days date filter button which updates date slicer

Hi @spenot09 ,

 

How about using a Bookmark?

 

1. Create a report page with default name of "Page 1".

page1.PNG

 

2. Insert a blank button with button text of "Last 7 days Filter" on "Page 1".

blank botton.jpg

button text.PNG

page1-button.PNG

 

3. Duplicate "Page 1" and rename it as "Bookmark of Last 7 days".

 

4. In Bookmark pane, add "Bookmark of Last 7 days" page as a bookmark and rename it as "Bookmark of Last 7 days".

BOOKMARK.PNG

 

5. Set action of "Last 7 days Filter" button on "Page 1".

action.PNG

 

6. Create a Measure.

Last 7 days filter Measure = 
VAR DateDiff_ =
    DATEDIFF ( MAX ( 'Table'[Date] ), TODAY (), DAY )
RETURN
    IF ( DateDiff_ <= 7, 1 )

 

7. Put "Last 7 days filter measure" on "Filters on this visual" of each visualyou want to filter on "Bookmark of Last 7 days" page, and apply filter of "is 1".

filter.PNG

 

8. Update bookmark.

update bookmark.jpg 

 

9. Inset a Back button on "Bookmark of Last 7 days" page.

button back.jpg

 

10. Test.

bookmark.gif

 

For more details, please check the attached PBIX file.

 

 

Best Regards,

Icey

 

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Re: Create a last 7 days date filter button which updates date slicer

I think you use some custom slicer. The relative will not allow date and the range base will not automatically select and another date.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/visuals/desktop-slicer-filter-date-range



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Re: Create a last 7 days date filter button which updates date slicer

@amitchandak exactly, only using a relative slicer does not integrate well with an already existing date slicer as you have to make sure the date slicer covers the relative slicers date range. Not a great solution.

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Re: Create a last 7 days date filter button which updates date slicer

Hi @spenot09 ,

 

How about using a Bookmark?

 

1. Create a report page with default name of "Page 1".

page1.PNG

 

2. Insert a blank button with button text of "Last 7 days Filter" on "Page 1".

blank botton.jpg

button text.PNG

page1-button.PNG

 

3. Duplicate "Page 1" and rename it as "Bookmark of Last 7 days".

 

4. In Bookmark pane, add "Bookmark of Last 7 days" page as a bookmark and rename it as "Bookmark of Last 7 days".

BOOKMARK.PNG

 

5. Set action of "Last 7 days Filter" button on "Page 1".

action.PNG

 

6. Create a Measure.

Last 7 days filter Measure = 
VAR DateDiff_ =
    DATEDIFF ( MAX ( 'Table'[Date] ), TODAY (), DAY )
RETURN
    IF ( DateDiff_ <= 7, 1 )

 

7. Put "Last 7 days filter measure" on "Filters on this visual" of each visualyou want to filter on "Bookmark of Last 7 days" page, and apply filter of "is 1".

filter.PNG

 

8. Update bookmark.

update bookmark.jpg 

 

9. Inset a Back button on "Bookmark of Last 7 days" page.

button back.jpg

 

10. Test.

bookmark.gif

 

For more details, please check the attached PBIX file.

 

 

Best Regards,

Icey

 

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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