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Filtering by Ranked List

I am trying to find out customer volatility by subtracting lowest volume month from highest volume month. I would like to do this by using a variable to create a ranking, then

Calculate(counta(volume) , filter( table , [rankvar] = 1)) - Calculate(counta(volume) , filter( table , [rankvar] = max(monthnum))

But I cannot filter by a variable since there is no row context. What can I do?

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Re: Filtering by Ranked List

What I was trying to do, which was basically filter month by a measure that ranked months based on volume, was not possible. Instead I made a measure to calculate percent change month-over-month and then multiply this by the previous month's volume.

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Re: Filtering by Ranked List

Hi @CDJacks ,

I create a sample with the highest volume minus the lowest minus directly. You can have a try.

1. Create a calculated column to calculate the total values of each months.
`sum = CALCULATE(SUM('Table'[volume]),ALLEXCEPT('Table','Table'[Date].[Month]))`

1. Create a measure
```Measure =
var a = MAX('Table'[sum])
var b = MIN('Table'[sum])
return a-b```

Best Regards,

Xue Ding

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Re: Filtering by Ranked List

Hi @CDJacks ,

Could you tell me if your problem has been solved? If it is, kindly mark the helpful answer as a solution if you feel that makes sense. Welcome to share your own solution. More people will benefit from here.

Best Regards,

Xue Ding

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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Re: Filtering by Ranked List

What I was trying to do, which was basically filter month by a measure that ranked months based on volume, was not possible. Instead I made a measure to calculate percent change month-over-month and then multiply this by the previous month's volume.

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