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Show average for same period last year

Hi all,

I wanted to see if there was a way to show what the average of last year was on a line graph.  So say the average for this graph below is the average of week 34 of 2018, is there any way i can show the average of week 34 for 2017 either through a line or a tooltip

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Community Support Team

Re: Show average for same period last year

Hi @thenovice,

1. Create a date table and create relationship between fact table and it.

`Table = CALENDARAUTO()`

2. Create the measures as below.

`sumsa = CALCULATE(SUM(Table1[sales]),SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR(Table1[date]))`
`avesamp = SUMX(ALLSELECTED(Table1),[sumsa])/CALCULATE(COUNTROWS(Table1),FILTER(ALLSELECTED(Table1),SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR(Table1[date])))`

For more details, please check the pbix as attached.

Regards,

Frank

Community Support Team _ Frank
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Re: Show average for same period last year

Should be able to use a measure in your tooltip. See if my Time Intelligence the Hard Way provides a way of accomplishing what you are going for.

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Quick-Measures-Gallery/Time-Intelligence-quot-The-Hard-Way-quot-TIT...

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Frequent Visitor

Re: Show average for same period last year

Currently trying this, thank you very much by the way. What would i put at the end of the measure where it say "[Value]"

Community Support Team

Re: Show average for same period last year

Hi @thenovice,

1. Create a date table and create relationship between fact table and it.

`Table = CALENDARAUTO()`

2. Create the measures as below.

`sumsa = CALCULATE(SUM(Table1[sales]),SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR(Table1[date]))`
`avesamp = SUMX(ALLSELECTED(Table1),[sumsa])/CALCULATE(COUNTROWS(Table1),FILTER(ALLSELECTED(Table1),SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR(Table1[date])))`

For more details, please check the pbix as attached.

Regards,

Frank

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

Re: Show average for same period last year

Thank you so much! Will this work if i add it in as a tool tip, because i have a line graph already.

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Community Support Team

Hi @thenovice,