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Merging multiple fields into a single line on a chart

I am looking for a way to take 3 columns, each from different tables and show them as a single line on a single chart. For example the values would be.


Past Inventory Levels 

Current Inventory Levels

Projected Inventory Levels


So idealy there would be a single line chart with Date on the X axis ranging from past into future, and Dollar ammount on the Y axis. I have played with append and merge with no success so far, perhaps a dax cusom measurment would work for this? Any insight is appreiciated.

Resolver I
Resolver I

Not sure we understand the question -  Are you looking for a line chart  with 3 lines representing the the 3 measures from separate tables?   I would guess,  these 3 tables all have dates  (past, present and future).  If so, create a day table and relate all the 3 tables and then create a line chart  using date from day table and the 3 measures  from the separate tables.




Frequent Visitor

Thanks for your insight. We were able to achieve this with the append function after all. What we were looking for was 3 sources of data coming together to form a single line. One table has past dates, one is a snapshot of today and one has future dates. We were able to create a key consisting of a combination of material number and plant to form the relationship. A date formatting error threw us off at first but it is working now.


Thanks everyone.

Super User
Super User

Can you provide any insight into what your relationships are between those 3 tables? Is there something that relates then to one another? If your relationships are configured correctly, you should be able to do exactly what you are talking about. If they are not related to one another, you are going to have issues.

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