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ovonel
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Precedence filter or SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR?

I see in a .pbix  the next filter page:   IsCurrentFY is 1

 

And… I also have the next measure for Last Year:   CALCULATE( xyz, SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR( 'Date'[Date] ) )

 

The visualization displays correctly; comparing xyz this year vs last year… I am wondering…

 

Why  IsCurrentFY is 1  doesn’t take precedence? Is it that SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR overrides any filter?

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amitchandak
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@ovonel , I not sure I clear with your question, but this calculation means

CALCULATE( xyz, SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR( 'Date'[Date] ) )

 

CALCULATE( xyz, filter(all('Date') , Date[Date] in <all last year date> ) )

 

refer

http://dataap.org/blog/2019/04/22/difference-between-calculate-with-and-without-filter-expression/

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Yes, correct. My question is, what happens when you have a filter that wants to only display this year's data and a function like SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR explicitly trying to fetch last year's data...

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