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Get calculated measure for a particular dimension only

I have a dataset with a field called 'cr'. It is basically the following iterative product formula...

Today's CR = Yesterday's CR * (1 + rate)

The requirement is to graph the 'cr' value, but to restart it from '1' in the visual, even after the filters are changed. So I have two calculated measures...

1. first_cr, which is basically the first value in the filtered time range

```first_cr =
VAR list = SELECTEDVALUE('CMC Daily Return'[fk])
VAR min_updated = CALCULATE(MIN('CMC Daily Return'[last_updated]), 'CMC Daily Return'[fk] = list, ALLSELECTED('CMC Daily Return'))
RETURN
CALCULATE(
SELECTEDVALUE('CMC Daily Return'[cr]),
'CMC Daily Return'[last_updated] = min_updated,
ALLSELECTED('CMC Daily Return'[fk])
)```

2. The cumulative return formula starting from 1

`cumulative_return = IF([first_cr]>0, AVERAGE('CMC Daily Return'[cr])/[first_cr])`

Firstly, is my first_cr formula the most efficient formula possible to get the first 'cr' value within a filtered time range of the dataset?

Secondly, I now need to find the 'cumulative return' of a particular dimension to use it as a benchmark in other visualisations or formula. I tried using the above calculated measures in various methods, but either there were no values or the visualisation did not respect the date filter due to some reason.

Eventually, I was able to get the following formula working, which is essentially recalculating everything. Can the above and below formulas be simplified further?

```item1_return =
VAR min_updated = CALCULATE(MIN('CMC Daily Return'[last_updated]), ALLSELECTED('CMC Daily Return'))
var onDate = MAX('CMC Daily Return'[last_updated])
var item1_first_cr = CALCULATE(
[first_cr],
'CMC Daily Return'[last_updated] = min_updated,
'CMC Daily Return'[fk] = "item1",
ALLSELECTED('CMC Daily Return')
)
var item1_cr =     CALCULATE(
AVERAGE('CMC Daily Return'[cr]),
'CMC Daily Return'[last_updated] = onDate,
'CMC Daily Return'[fk] = "item1",
ALLSELECTED('CMC Daily Return')
)
RETURN
IF(item1_first_cr > 0, item1_cr / item1_first_cr)```

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Community Support Team

Re: Get calculated measure for a particular dimension only

The formula should get the same result as yours.

```item1_return =
var onDate = MAX('CMC Daily Return'[last_updated])
var item1_first_cr = CALCULATE(
[first_cr],
'CMC Daily Return'[fk] = "item1",
ALLSELECTED('CMC Daily Return')
)
var item1_cr =     CALCULATE(
AVERAGE('CMC Daily Return'[cr]),
'CMC Daily Return'[last_updated] = onDate,
'CMC Daily Return'[fk] = "item1",
ALLSELECTED('CMC Daily Return')
)
RETURN
IF(item1_first_cr > 0, item1_cr / item1_first_cr)```

Regards,

Frank

Community Support Team _ Frank
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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Community Support Team

Re: Get calculated measure for a particular dimension only

The formula should get the same result as yours.

```item1_return =
var onDate = MAX('CMC Daily Return'[last_updated])
var item1_first_cr = CALCULATE(
[first_cr],
'CMC Daily Return'[fk] = "item1",
ALLSELECTED('CMC Daily Return')
)
var item1_cr =     CALCULATE(
AVERAGE('CMC Daily Return'[cr]),
'CMC Daily Return'[last_updated] = onDate,
'CMC Daily Return'[fk] = "item1",
ALLSELECTED('CMC Daily Return')
)
RETURN
IF(item1_first_cr > 0, item1_cr / item1_first_cr)```

Regards,

Frank

Community Support Team _ Frank
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Regular Visitor

Re: Get calculated measure for a particular dimension only

@v-frfei-msft I guess I didn't need the additional min_updated.

I'd also appreciate a comment on whether my first_cr formula or the method I am using to calculate a metric as percent of the first/earliest metric value in a date range is the best that it can be, or is a more efficient formula possible.

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