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Wresen Frequent Visitor
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Retrive slicer value to add in formula. (Column)

Hi all

I am a pretty new user to Power BI and i have encounter a problem with the Slicer that i do not understand.

 

I want created a new column in a table with the condition:

(Month1 > month2 && month1 = (the Slicer value) ;"YES";"NO")

 

I have been able to create (Month1>Month2 && Month ="201905" ;"YES";NO") 

Is it possible to do this (get the slicer value a variable for my column formula)

 

Thanks so much for all the help i can recive.

 

 

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v-yulgu-msft Super Contributor
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Re: Retrive slicer value to add in formula. (Column)

Hi @Wresen ,

 

You cannot do this in a calculated column, as calculated column always returns static value once it has been initilized. However, you can achieve that via a measure.

Measure =
IF (
    SELECTEDVALUE ( TableName[Month1] ) > SELECTEDVALUE ( TableName[Month2] )
        && SELECTEDVALUE ( TableName[Month1] )
            SELECTEDVALUE ( SlicerTable[SlicerColumn] ),
    "YES",
    "NO"
)

 

Best regards,

Yuliana Gu

Community Support Team _ Yuliana Gu
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
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v-yulgu-msft Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: Retrive slicer value to add in formula. (Column)

Hi @Wresen ,

 

You cannot do this in a calculated column, as calculated column always returns static value once it has been initilized. However, you can achieve that via a measure.

Measure =
IF (
    SELECTEDVALUE ( TableName[Month1] ) > SELECTEDVALUE ( TableName[Month2] )
        && SELECTEDVALUE ( TableName[Month1] )
            SELECTEDVALUE ( SlicerTable[SlicerColumn] ),
    "YES",
    "NO"
)

 

Best regards,

Yuliana Gu

Community Support Team _ Yuliana Gu
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Wresen Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor

Re: Retrive slicer value to add in formula. (Column)

Thanks so much for the help.

Now i understand how to retrive the value from the slicer

 

I belivive i need to rethink how i should do my report now with this new.

 

Thanks again.

 

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