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vishyM Regular Visitor
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calculating sum based on two columns having same data

Hi All,

 

I am finding it difficult to handle a scenario which is as follows - 

 

Table 1 is as below, I would like to calculate the sum(tax) based on the values in region 1 and region 2 column i.e. 

 

Measure = sum(tax) where region 1 = 'region1' or region 2 = ' region 2'. So the output should be Example : Mum = 70

Table 1.PNG

 

Dim table  =

 

dim table.PNG

 

Kindly request you alll to provide your suggestions

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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: calculating sum based on two columns having same data

Hi @vishyM,

 

To achieve your desired output, you could follow the steps.

 

1. Fo to Query editor, duplicate your table and unpivot the column region 1 and region 2, remove the Attribute column and rename the Value to Region, then Apply and Close.

 

2. Create the relationship between the duplicated table and Dim table with the column Region, and then create the measure with the formula below.

 

Measure =
VAR _table =
    SUMMARIZE (
        'Table1 (2)',
        'Table1 (2)'[ID],
        'Table1 (2)'[Value],
        "_tax", AVERAGE ( 'Table1 (2)'[Tax] )
    )
RETURN
    SUMX ( _table, [_tax] )

3. Here is the output.

 

result.PNG

 

You also could have a reference of the attachment below.

 

Best Regards,

Cherry

Community Support Team _ Cherry Gao
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Super User
Super User

Re: calculating sum based on two columns having same data

Hi @vishyM

 

Try this:

 

1. Place a matrix visual on your report

2. Set Region from your fact table in the rows of the matrix

3. Set this measure in values

 

Measure =
SUMX ( Table1,
       IF ( FIND ( SELECTEDVALUE ( DimTable[Region] ),
                   Table['region 1'] & Table1['region 2'],
                   1,
                   0
                  ) > 0,
            Table1[Tax],
            0
        )
      )

 

 

vishyM Regular Visitor
Regular Visitor

Re: calculating sum based on two columns having same data

Thanks @AlB - Would also  like to know how it would work if i need to include another condition of department 1 and department 2 as well.

Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: calculating sum based on two columns having same data

Hi @vishyM,

 

To achieve your desired output, you could follow the steps.

 

1. Fo to Query editor, duplicate your table and unpivot the column region 1 and region 2, remove the Attribute column and rename the Value to Region, then Apply and Close.

 

2. Create the relationship between the duplicated table and Dim table with the column Region, and then create the measure with the formula below.

 

Measure =
VAR _table =
    SUMMARIZE (
        'Table1 (2)',
        'Table1 (2)'[ID],
        'Table1 (2)'[Value],
        "_tax", AVERAGE ( 'Table1 (2)'[Tax] )
    )
RETURN
    SUMX ( _table, [_tax] )

3. Here is the output.

 

result.PNG

 

You also could have a reference of the attachment below.

 

Best Regards,

Cherry

Community Support Team _ Cherry Gao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Super User
Super User

Re: calculating sum based on two columns having same data

@vishyM

 

What condition exactly?

You could just add it to the logical test in the IF (first argument).

 

vishyM Regular Visitor
Regular Visitor

Re: calculating sum based on two columns having same data

@AlB - Had one question with your measure mentioned the total comes to be 125 which seems to be weird?

Super User
Super User

Re: calculating sum based on two columns having same data

Hi,

 

It is ideal to have just one column for Region.  In the Query Editor, select the first and last column, right click and then select "Unpivot other columns".  Rename value column to Region.  Create a relationship from the Region column of this table to the Dim Table.  Create a Table visual and drag the column from the Dim Table.  Write this measure

 

=SUM(Data[Tax])

vishyM Regular Visitor
Regular Visitor

Re: calculating sum based on two columns having same data

@Ashish_Mathur - Thanks for the response but the steps mentioned by you gives me mum = 75, whereas it should be 70 only however i did try the solution provided by @v-piga-msft  and it does work correctly.

vishyM Regular Visitor
Regular Visitor

Re: calculating sum based on two columns having same data

@v-piga-msft - If i have another column similar to region 1 and region 2 i.e. department 1 and department 2 , i believe it works as expected , correct ? . Also yesterday i tried something similar but in query editor see the below screen shot screenshot.PNG

 

And it worked as expected, let me know whether this is also a corerct approach