Our Fiscal quarters are not similar to calendar quarters. Our quarters are: 1st Nov-Dec-Jan 2nd Feb-Mar-Apr etc.
Is there any way to drill down on a bar chart and use our fiscal quarters (and have Nov-Dec-Jan be the 1st quarter)?. Alternatively, even if we can't drill down, is there any way to just show quarters based on our Fiscal quarters in a graph?
In Power Query, you can create a column like the following in your date dimension, by adding a new custom column:
let Month = Date.Month( [Date] ) ,Quarter = if Month = 1 or Month > 10 then "Q1" else if 1 < Month and Month < 5 then "Q2" else if 4 < Month and Month < 8 then "Q3" else "Q4" in Quarter
Where [Date] should be replaced with the name of your date field in your date dimension.
Now you can put the new field onto any visualization or filter.
You can also create specific measure if you wanna calculate for example a YTD on a fiscal year based on jul-jun
On the other hand, you can create a custom date table :
and add some calculated columns to build your fiscal calendar
- via Power Pivot by adding calculated cols and playing with DAX Time function https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee634786.aspx
hi can we hide the original date column in the visualisation
What do you mean by this? We can suppress axis titles and labels in the visual 'Format' menu (paintbrush below 'Visual' pane). We can use alternate fields as the axis labels instead of a date field (just replace DimDate[Date] with another field in the 'Axis' field well).