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Working Days between two periods

Hello  -  This formula works for counting positive days between two periods  (weekdays only).     Meaning...this assumes the Delivery Date comes after the Order Date.  

 

I am actually using this formula for tracking on-time shipments....so some early shipments actually ship before the due date.    In this case, this formula just shows a blank result.    I need it to somehow also count the number of weekdays even if the actual ship date comes before the due date.      For example:      Due Date:   Feb 17    Actual Ship Date:   Feb 12      Even if it shows the result with a negative....like   - 3 Days   this is fine.   

 

Any ideas?

 

Sales DeliveryWorking Days =
CALCULATE(
    COUNTROWS ( DateTable),
    DATESBETWEEN ( DateTable[Date],  'Flu Shipped'[Due Date], 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped] -0 ),
    DateTable[DateIsWorkingDay] = TRUE,
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped' )
)

 

 

 
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Super User III
Super User III

Re: Working Days between two periods

Yes, like I mentioned - you have to add your workday-filter.

It should work like you did before.

As I had to build the sample data from scratch, I've allowed myself to skip that additional column.

 

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Imke Feldmann

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texmexdragon Post Partisan
Post Partisan

Re: Working Days between two periods

Thank you Imke!!     Here is the final formula for anyone else that may need this.    Again, this counts the number of workdays between one period and the next   (in this...between Due Dates  and  Ship Dates).     And also accounts for if the ship date comes earlier than the due date.  

 

WDC =
If( 'Flu Shipped'[Due Date] < 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped],
CALCULATE(
COUNTROWS( DateTable ),
DATESBETWEEN ( DateTable[Date],  'Flu Shipped'[Due Date], 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped]),DateTable[DateIsWorkingDay]= True,
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped' )
),

CALCULATE(
COUNTROWS( DateTable ),
DATESBETWEEN ( DateTable[Date], 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped], 'Flu Shipped'[Due Date]), DateTable[DateIsWorkingDay]=True,
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped' )
) * -1)

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Super User III
Super User III

Re: Working Days between two periods

Hi @texmexdragon 

how about this?

 

WD = if ( 

'Flu Shipped'[Due Date] < 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped],
CALCULATE(
    COUNTROWS ( DateTable),
    DATESBETWEEN ( DateTable[Date],  'Flu Shipped'[Due Date], 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped] -0 ),
    DateTable[DateIsWorkingDay] = TRUE,
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped' ),

CALCULATE(
    COUNTROWS ( DateTable),
    DATESBETWEEN ( DateTable[Date], 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped] -0,  'Flu Shipped'[Due Date],  ) * -1,
    DateTable[DateIsWorkingDay] = TRUE,
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped'
) )

 

If you liked my solution, please give it a thumbs up. And if I did answer your question, please mark my post as a solution. Thanks!

Imke Feldmann

How to integrate M-code into your solution -- How to get your questions answered quickly -- How to provide sample data -- Check out more PBI- learning resources here -- Performance Tipps for M-queries

 
texmexdragon Post Partisan
Post Partisan

Re: Working Days between two periods

I tried it.   I am getting the error: 

 

A function "Calculate" has been used in a True/False expression that is used as a Table filter expression.   This is not allowed.  

Super User III
Super User III

Re: Working Days between two periods

 Oh yes, sorry - the *-1 has to be moved:

 

WD = if ( 

'Flu Shipped'[Due Date] < 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped],

CALCULATE(
    COUNTROWS ( DateTable),
    DATESBETWEEN ( DateTable[Date],  'Flu Shipped'[Due Date], 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped] -0 ),
    DateTable[DateIsWorkingDay] = TRUE,
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped' ),

CALCULATE(
    COUNTROWS ( DateTable),
    DATESBETWEEN ( DateTable[Date], 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped] -0,  'Flu Shipped'[Due Date],  ) ,
    DateTable[DateIsWorkingDay] = TRUE,
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped' 
) * -1 )

 

If you liked my solution, please give it a thumbs up. And if I did answer your question, please mark my post as a solution. Thanks!

Imke Feldmann

How to integrate M-code into your solution -- How to get your questions answered quickly -- How to provide sample data -- Check out more PBI- learning resources here -- Performance Tipps for M-queries

 
texmexdragon Post Partisan
Post Partisan

Re: Working Days between two periods

Hi Imke  -  I'm still getting the same message.   

 

I think maybe it has something to do with the IF statement and the Calculate Statments?   

Super User III
Super User III

Re: Working Days between two periods

Hi working for me, but there might be typos in my post. Please compare with screenshot:

image.png

 

 

WDC = 
If( 'Flu Shipped'[Due Date] < 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped],
CALCULATE(
COUNTROWS( 'Calendar' ),
DATESBETWEEN ( Calendar[Date],  'Flu Shipped'[Due Date], 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped]),
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped' )
),

CALCULATE(
COUNTROWS( 'Calendar' ),
DATESBETWEEN ( Calendar[Date],   'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped], 'Flu Shipped'[Due Date]) ,
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped' )
) * -1)

.. just be aware that the holiday-filter is missing in my sample..

 

 

If you liked my solution, please give it a thumbs up. And if I did answer your question, please mark my post as a solution. Thanks!

Imke Feldmann

How to integrate M-code into your solution -- How to get your questions answered quickly -- How to provide sample data -- Check out more PBI- learning resources here -- Performance Tipps for M-queries

 
Super User IV
Super User IV

Re: Working Days between two periods

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Quick-Measures-Gallery/Net-Work-Days/m-p/367362#M109


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texmexdragon Post Partisan
Post Partisan

Re: Working Days between two periods

Hi Imke   -   Your formula seems to be counting total days.    I am just looking for week days.     For example, to use your numbers below there are not 32 "work days" between January 1 and Feb 1.   

Super User III
Super User III

Re: Working Days between two periods

Yes, like I mentioned - you have to add your workday-filter.

It should work like you did before.

As I had to build the sample data from scratch, I've allowed myself to skip that additional column.

 

If you liked my solution, please give it a thumbs up. And if I did answer your question, please mark my post as a solution. Thanks!

Imke Feldmann

How to integrate M-code into your solution -- How to get your questions answered quickly -- How to provide sample data -- Check out more PBI- learning resources here -- Performance Tipps for M-queries

 

View solution in original post

texmexdragon Post Partisan
Post Partisan

Re: Working Days between two periods

Thank you Imke!!     Here is the final formula for anyone else that may need this.    Again, this counts the number of workdays between one period and the next   (in this...between Due Dates  and  Ship Dates).     And also accounts for if the ship date comes earlier than the due date.  

 

WDC =
If( 'Flu Shipped'[Due Date] < 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped],
CALCULATE(
COUNTROWS( DateTable ),
DATESBETWEEN ( DateTable[Date],  'Flu Shipped'[Due Date], 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped]),DateTable[DateIsWorkingDay]= True,
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped' )
),

CALCULATE(
COUNTROWS( DateTable ),
DATESBETWEEN ( DateTable[Date], 'Flu Shipped'[Date Shipped], 'Flu Shipped'[Due Date]), DateTable[DateIsWorkingDay]=True,
    ALL ( 'Flu Shipped' )
) * -1)

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