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Filter based on date selected and MTD/YTD

Hello guys,

 

Here is the problem I am facing.
I have a table with dates and multiple transactions per day.
I need to create a report where the user can select a specific date and a period (either MTD ither YTD).

Based on these two parameters, I should filter all the dates included in this time period.
For instance, if the user selects 15/04/2020 and MTD, it should filter and keep all the values between 01/04/2020 and 15/04/2020 in all the visuals of the report.


How can I do this filter based on these user-selected parameters ?

 

Thanks a lot for your help ! I hope the definition of the problem is clear.

 

Cheers,

 

Jay 

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Re: Filter based on date selected and MTD/YTD

Hi @jejenial ,

 

Please refer to my .pbix file.

v-lionel-msft_0-1597312585957.png

 

Best regards,
Lionel Chen

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Re: Filter based on date selected and MTD/YTD

Hi @jejenial ,

 

Maybe my .pbix file can help you.

v-lionel-msft_0-1597053356889.png

 

Best regards,
Lionel Chen

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Re: Filter based on date selected and MTD/YTD

Hello @v-lionel-msft,

Thanks for your answer which helps already a lot.

The YTD works perfectly but the MTD does not and I don't know why.

 

Also, could you explain me the reason behind that line of code : 

FILTER( ALL('calendar'), 'calendar'[Date].[Year] = MAX('calendar'[Date].[Year]) ) 

 

Why do you use MAX ?

 

Thanks,

Jerome

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Re: Filter based on date selected and MTD/YTD

@v-lionel-msft The MTD is now working, I had to adapt it but it works.

 

What I need to correct now is that the YTD is actually based on the fiscal year, starting 1st of April and not 1st of Jan. How can I do that ?

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Re: Filter based on date selected and MTD/YTD

Hi @jejenial ,

 

Please refer to my .pbix file.

v-lionel-msft_0-1597312585957.png

 

Best regards,
Lionel Chen

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Re: Filter based on date selected and MTD/YTD

@v-lionel-msft Can you explain me the logic behind the calculation of _min_date_by_year ? 
I don't get it at atll.

 

Thanks a lot for your help !!

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Re: Filter based on selected date and MTD/YTD

Hi @jejenial,

v-lionel-msft_0-1597396762884.png

Condition 1:

I assume that your financial year starts in April, such as (4/1/2019~3/1/2020), (4/1/2020~3/1/2021), (4/1/2021~3/1/2022)... So I marked all the dates in April.

Condition 2:

Condition 2 is to ensure that the date obtained is the date of the current financial year.

v-lionel-msft_1-1597396947930.png

In addition, MAX() here is equivalent to EARLIER().

Can the solution solve your problem?

Best regards,
Lionel Chen

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Re: Filter based on selected date and MTD/YTD

Hi @jejenial ,

 

Has your problem been solved?

 

Best regards,
Lionel Chen

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