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DAX first day of current month

I want to do Month to date and year to date calculation without using MTD and YTD functions. I know Today() stands for Today's date. In the same lines can someone please tell me how do I get the first day of current month (example 1/1/2017 currently) and first day of current year? TIA.

 

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FirstDayofCurrentYear = DATE(YEAR(TODAY()),1,1)




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First Day of This Month = DATE(YEAR(TODAY()), MONTH(TODAY()), 1)





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FirstDayofCurrentYear = DATE(YEAR(TODAY()),1,1)




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Cool my dear friend ,

 

try this one.

 

FIRSTDATE(Dates)

 

It will give u the first date from the date.

 

If u choose month it will give u the start of month, if u select year it will give start of year.

 

let me know if any help.

This is a way to easily calculate MTD and YTD without the need to calculate the first days first:

[SalesYTD] := 
CALCULATE (
    [Sales], 
    FILTER (
        ALL ( 'Date' ), 
        'Date'[Year] = MAX ( 'Date'[Year] )
            && 'Date'[Date] <= MAX ( 'Date'[Date] )
    )
)

Taken from DAXPatterns here: http://www.daxpatterns.com/time-patterns/

 

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Thanks, this has given me help on another problem I was having.

How can I get the first day of month If I have "Year" as a parameter?

If year 2018 - I need May 1,2018

if Year 2017 - I need May 1, 2017 etc

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