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featleyd Helper III
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DAX expression

Hello everyone

 

I have a data table with amounts of money and a date, and I'm struggling to write measures to separate one years amount from another using DAX.

 

For example (dates are in UK type)

 

Date        Amount

1/8/18      £100

1/9/18      £100

1/10/18    £100

1/11/18    £100

1/12/18    £100

1/1/19      £200

1/2/19      £200

1/3/19      £200

1/4/19      £200

 

I've tried using CALCULATE(SUM(

but Power BI is refusing to accept the filter as the year.

 

Can anyone point me in the right direction as to the correct DAX please?

 

My expected result from above would be 2018 = £500 and 2019 = £800, which I could display in the card visual.

 

Thanks in advance

 

Daniel

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Super User III
Super User III

Re: DAX expression

Hi @featleyd 

You could use a calendar table and a slicer to select the year you want (probably the best option). Or you can just create measures

 

Measure =
VAR Year_ = 2018 // Change as required
RETURN
    CALCULATE (
        SUM ( Table1[Date] ),
        FILTER ( ALL ( Table1[Date] ), YEAR ( Table1[Date] ) = Year_ )
    )

Please mark the question solved when done and consider giving kudos if posts are helpful.

Cheers  Datanaut

  

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Super User I
Super User I

Re: DAX expression

@featleyd -

Something like:

2018 Results = 
CALCULATE (
    SUM ( TableName[Amount] ),
    YEAR ( TableName[Date] ) = 2018
)




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Super User IV
Super User IV

Re: DAX expression

Hello @featleyd 

Have you considered adding a date table to your model?  This will let you group your data by year / month / quarter etc.  You can create a date table by entering this DAX code in a "New table" measure.

Dates = 
VAR DateRange = CALENDARAUTO()

RETURN
ADDCOLUMNS(
    DateRange,
    "Year",YEAR ( [Date] ),
    "Month", FORMAT ( [Date], "mmmm" ),
    "MonthNum", MONTH ( [Date] ),
    "Month Year", FORMAT ( [Date], "mmm-yyyy"),
    "MonthYearNum", YEAR ( [Date] ) * 100 + MONTH ( [Date] ),
    "Quarter Year", "Q" & FORMAT ( [Date], "q-yyyy" ),
    "QtrYearNum", YEAR ( [Date] ) * 100 + VALUE ( FORMAT ( [Date], "q" ) )
)

Then you link the Date field from the Dates table to the Date field in your data table.  Once connected you can use all the fields in the date table as filters and groupings of your data.

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Super User III
Super User III

Re: DAX expression

Hi @featleyd 

You could use a calendar table and a slicer to select the year you want (probably the best option). Or you can just create measures

 

Measure =
VAR Year_ = 2018 // Change as required
RETURN
    CALCULATE (
        SUM ( Table1[Date] ),
        FILTER ( ALL ( Table1[Date] ), YEAR ( Table1[Date] ) = Year_ )
    )

Please mark the question solved when done and consider giving kudos if posts are helpful.

Cheers  Datanaut

  

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Super User I
Super User I

Re: DAX expression

@featleyd -

Something like:

2018 Results = 
CALCULATE (
    SUM ( TableName[Amount] ),
    YEAR ( TableName[Date] ) = 2018
)




Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution!

Proud to be a Super User!




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Super User IV
Super User IV

Re: DAX expression

Hello @featleyd 

Have you considered adding a date table to your model?  This will let you group your data by year / month / quarter etc.  You can create a date table by entering this DAX code in a "New table" measure.

Dates = 
VAR DateRange = CALENDARAUTO()

RETURN
ADDCOLUMNS(
    DateRange,
    "Year",YEAR ( [Date] ),
    "Month", FORMAT ( [Date], "mmmm" ),
    "MonthNum", MONTH ( [Date] ),
    "Month Year", FORMAT ( [Date], "mmm-yyyy"),
    "MonthYearNum", YEAR ( [Date] ) * 100 + MONTH ( [Date] ),
    "Quarter Year", "Q" & FORMAT ( [Date], "q-yyyy" ),
    "QtrYearNum", YEAR ( [Date] ) * 100 + VALUE ( FORMAT ( [Date], "q" ) )
)

Then you link the Date field from the Dates table to the Date field in your data table.  Once connected you can use all the fields in the date table as filters and groupings of your data.

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Community Support
Community Support

Re: DAX expression

Hi @featleyd 

 

If you've fixed the issue on your own please kindly share your solution. if the above posts help, please kindly mark it as a solution to help others find it more quickly.thanks!

 

 

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featleyd Helper III
Helper III

Re: DAX expression

Thanks everybody. All 3 solutions worked for me! 🙂

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