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Helper III

SELECTEDVALUE does not work

Hi everyone. 

I've got a calendar table with a hierarchy of dates and a slicer withe the years in the report. 

I created a measure that should return the selected year, using


selected year = SELECTEDVALUE(Calendar[Date].[Year], 123)
but I always get the alternative result (123), even if the year is selected. Do you know what the problem could be? Thank you.
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @mtrevisiol 


Did you select multiple year values in the slicer? The SELECTEDVALUE only returns a single value. When multiple values are selected or none value is selected, it will return the alternative value. When you select a single year value, it works well.


I created a sample file, see if there is any difference from yours.


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Hope you have a Year column in the Calendar table?

Try this: 
selected year = SELECTEDVALUE(Calendar[Year], 123)


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