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atinmai
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How to Summarise tables by month and name?

I have a table with 4 columns: Name, Hours spent, Date and Location. 

 

There can be multiple entries for the same name

 

I want to summarise the table by adding the amount of hours spent by a person in a given month and in a given year. How dothat? I have used the sumarise column to add it up by name but would need to display this information on a month and year basis.

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Jihwan_Kim
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Hi,

I am not sure if I understood your question correctly, but please check a below pictuure and the attached pbix file.

If you turn on the option - Auto Date/Time, the aggregation will be automatically done.

 

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jdbuchanan71
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You should create a dedicated calendar table in your model then hook that to your fact table.  Then you can use the month / year from the calendar table and the names from your fact table to do the summary you are looking for.  Take a look at this article about how to make a calendar table.

https://www.sqlbi.com/articles/creating-a-simple-date-table-in-dax/

 

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