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## How to get absolute values on forecast and actual ?

Hi guys,

I have a scenarioa.  I have 2 tables Articles in one table & forecast , actual in another table (total 2 tables). I want to show the data by aricle level.

I want output is 30 as like above yellow marked .

I wrote the below measure but I got 80 is the ouput

=SUMX(VALUES(Article[Article]) ,CALCULATE(ABS(sum(Forecast)-sum(Actual))).

any one help me ? How do i write a measure to get the ouput is 30 ?

Thanks in advance.

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Break up the measure into two measures. This will make it work.

``````ABS = ABS(SUM(Forecasts[Forecast]) - SUM(Actuals[Actual]))

ABS Diff = SUMX(VALUES(Articles[Article]),[ABS])``````

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Jing
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Community Support

Break up the measure into two measures. This will make it work.

``````ABS = ABS(SUM(Forecasts[Forecast]) - SUM(Actuals[Actual]))

ABS Diff = SUMX(VALUES(Articles[Article]),[ABS])``````

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Jing
If this post helps, please Accept it as Solution to help other members find it.

Helper I

Hi @

v-jingzhang
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Thank you for giving your solution.

The below query worked
=SUMX(VALUES(Article[Article]) ,CALCULATE(ABS(sum(Forecast)-sum(Actual))).

and your solution also works.

once again thank you I really appriciate you.

Helper I

Any one Help me to write a measure.

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