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08-06-2017 06:05 AM

**Hello,**

I want create report in which will be sum of sales and percent from sum on group. I know in Power BI exists Quick measures, but they calculate percent from grand total, i need calculate percent from the above group.

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08-06-2017 09:11 AM - edited 08-07-2017 02:25 AM

Hi @ghetus,

This is first time I'm facing with % total of multiple levels, so I separate it into 3 measures and use a trick with If condition to showing 3 measures for 3 levels.

- Create % for the smallest level (items)

% level 3 = DIVIDE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),CALCULATE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),ALLSELECTED('Sales Data'[Item]) ) )

- The Second level

% level 2 = DIVIDE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),CALCULATE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),ALLSELECTED('Sales Data'[Category]) ) )

- And the first level (markets)

% level 1 = DIVIDE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),CALCULATE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),ALLSELECTED('Sales Data'[Market]) ) )

As my observation, when showng 1 level in matrix, the parent will be 100% or 1, so I will use IF condition to replace this value to its percentage in the previous level

- Create measure for Level 2:

Level 2 = if([% level 3]=1 , [% level 2],[% level 3])

- Finally, create measure for level 1 with name % group:

% group = if([Level 2]= 1,[% level 1] ,[Level 2])

For more details, please kindly check my sample file and data for your case.

**It's late in Vietnam so i'm going to bed now, hope you take a look with some testing to ensure this is correct for all cases.**

If this works for you please accept it as solution and also like to give KUDOS.

Best regards

Tri Nguyen

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08-06-2017 08:03 AM

You can create a hierarchical measure like described here: http://www.sqlbi.com/articles/clever-hierarchy-handling-in-dax/

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08-06-2017 09:11 AM - edited 08-07-2017 02:25 AM

Hi @ghetus,

This is first time I'm facing with % total of multiple levels, so I separate it into 3 measures and use a trick with If condition to showing 3 measures for 3 levels.

- Create % for the smallest level (items)

% level 3 = DIVIDE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),CALCULATE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),ALLSELECTED('Sales Data'[Item]) ) )

- The Second level

% level 2 = DIVIDE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),CALCULATE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),ALLSELECTED('Sales Data'[Category]) ) )

- And the first level (markets)

% level 1 = DIVIDE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),CALCULATE(sum('Sales Data'[Sales]),ALLSELECTED('Sales Data'[Market]) ) )

As my observation, when showng 1 level in matrix, the parent will be 100% or 1, so I will use IF condition to replace this value to its percentage in the previous level

- Create measure for Level 2:

Level 2 = if([% level 3]=1 , [% level 2],[% level 3])

- Finally, create measure for level 1 with name % group:

% group = if([Level 2]= 1,[% level 1] ,[Level 2])

For more details, please kindly check my sample file and data for your case.

**It's late in Vietnam so i'm going to bed now, hope you take a look with some testing to ensure this is correct for all cases.**

If this works for you please accept it as solution and also like to give KUDOS.

Best regards

Tri Nguyen

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02-27-2018 06:02 PM

Hello Tri,

I am creating my first Power BI dashboard and I am having trouble with getting a percent formula working. We have data for manufacturing orders for several years, and we need to create an Labor Efficiency rate. The basic calculation is Cost put into WIP Labor/Cost Consumed Labor. I am using the this formula:

Efficiency Percent = DIVIDE(SlbMoStatus[Cost Put into WIP Labor],SlbMoStatus[Costs Consumed Labor])

I have set filters to select only year 2017 and for closed orders but my Efficiency rate results are way off.

What am I doing wrong?

Best Regards from USA,

Dinora

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02-27-2018 07:40 PM

Hi,

There is no mistake in your formula. Show some data and your expected result.

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02-28-2018 12:11 PM

That is the result for my formual. The correct total for January 2017 for only closed manufacturing orders should be 104%

I am attaching some sample date for you.

Manufacturing Order | MO Status | Outsourced | Costs Consumed Labor | Cost Put into WIP Labor | Change Date | Total Costs Consumed | Total Cost Put into WIP |

1604629 | Closed | Yes | 1,272.54000 | 1,601.92000 | 1/18/2017 | 3,697.38000 | 4,467.02000 |

1604969 | Closed | Yes | 1,747.83000 | 1,662.19000 | 1/18/2017 | 6,207.81000 | 6,032.54800 |

1605069 | Closed | Yes | 1,533.40000 | 1,344.00000 | 1/18/2017 | 3,932.61000 | 3,556.84188 |

1605070 | Closed | Yes | 1,385.80000 | 1,232.86000 | 1/18/2017 | 3,554.07000 | 3,276.73688 |

1605240 | Closed | Yes | 1,108.71000 | 1,585.83000 | 1/18/2017 | 0.00000 | 4,120.27800 |

1605240 | Closed | Yes | 1,108.71000 | 1,585.83000 | 1/18/2017 | 3,099.15000 | 4,120.27800 |

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Dinora

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02-28-2018 03:42 PM

Hi,

You have created Efficiency Percent as a calculated column formula. You should delete it from there and create it as a Measure.

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02-28-2018 06:42 PM

Ashish,

A million times 100, thanks for your reply. It works now.

Appreciate your kidness very much.

Dinora

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02-28-2018 07:18 PM

You are most welcome. Please mark my reply as Answer.

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09-27-2018 12:24 PM

This solution works except for when the lowest subgroup has a single value. Do you have any idea how to make it work in that case? Currently, the percent is of the total of that subgroup calculated over all of the level 2's, rather than that specific level 2.