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Failure to Retrieve Unique Values -- Relationship Model

I have two tables that each include expense types. I am trying to retrieve a target value and a budget for each expense type. All my Budgeted Items came in on 11/13. My Actual Items, which come in when a fraction of an expense type contract has been spent, have multiple posting dates. 


My Equation for Target Value is Pay Period % * Sum of Budgeted Amount. Because my Budget Items only have one date, they do not list correctly in my matrix. Is there anyway to get the Budgeted Amount and Target Items for these particular expense types without having proper dates? Below are screen shots demoing why some items are working correclty and why some are not. As you can see, the unique date for the Actual Items (bottom picture), allows for the correct spent amount to show at the correct date, while the other dates are showing the same value continously. Do need a way to create a date field for the budgeted Items to make a Relationship?


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v-danhe-msft Super Contributor
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Re: Failure to Retrieve Unique Values -- Relationship Model

Hi @bw70316,

What is your desired result? Could you please offer your sample data and post your desired result if possible?




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bw70316 Member

Re: Failure to Retrieve Unique Values -- Relationship Model

I am hoping to retrieve unique values from my vendors on the expense types. I have two tables: Budgeted and Actuals. Only Actuals has Vendor Names and Unique Posting Dates, while the Budget Table has only one Date (11/13/2018), and both have expense types. I want to be able to see the budgeted amount for each Vendor (which is inside expense type) to get an accurate remaining total. I feel like I need to make a direct connection between my budgets and actuals table?

Vendors.pngSame Date Budget.pngActual Date Expense.pngRelationships.png

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