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financelead
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How to find the variance between two parameters?

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Hi, Sorry if this has been asked before.. Please can some one help?

 

I have the below data in Power BI.. 

 

I want it to show the variance between any two periods when selected using two slicers for Period in Power BI.. thanks

 

PeriodForecast
P037000
P038000
P0215000
P0256000
RF12

1000

RF1225000

 

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danextian
Super User
Super User

Hi @financelead ,

 

For this use case, I'd create two extra tables that hold the periods - these tables are disconnected(no relationship with) from the fact table - and then a measure for the variance.

 

Period1 = 
DISTINCT ( Data[Period] )
Period2 = 
DISTINCT ( Data[Period] )
Variance = 
CALCULATE (
    SUM ( Data[Forecast] ),
    Data[Period] = SELECTEDVALUE ( Period1[Period] )
)
    - CALCULATE (
        SUM ( Data[Forecast] ),
        Data[Period] = SELECTEDVALUE ( Period2[Period] )
    )

sampel output -

danextian_0-1656248741619.png

 

sample pbix - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HaM63-KmwyXdkhGt89hhvKkMMuPHrGv0/view?usp=sharing 

 

 






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financelead
Regular Visitor

This is great, thank you so much.. you are a star!!

danextian
Super User
Super User

Hi @financelead ,

 

For this use case, I'd create two extra tables that hold the periods - these tables are disconnected(no relationship with) from the fact table - and then a measure for the variance.

 

Period1 = 
DISTINCT ( Data[Period] )
Period2 = 
DISTINCT ( Data[Period] )
Variance = 
CALCULATE (
    SUM ( Data[Forecast] ),
    Data[Period] = SELECTEDVALUE ( Period1[Period] )
)
    - CALCULATE (
        SUM ( Data[Forecast] ),
        Data[Period] = SELECTEDVALUE ( Period2[Period] )
    )

sampel output -

danextian_0-1656248741619.png

 

sample pbix - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HaM63-KmwyXdkhGt89hhvKkMMuPHrGv0/view?usp=sharing 

 

 






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