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How to compare 4 previous fiscal year cost with current Fiscal year cost in line chart

How to compare previous Fiscal years cost with current fiscal year in a line chart? Fiscal year starts from Feb 01 and ends in jan 31. I have added 4 colums for this but it is taking long time to load as its direct query from bigquery and table is 600GB. I wanted to know optimized solution. also i chart without scroll bar. all years without days but with day level datapoints. like shown in 2nd chart. but with separate line for each Fiscal year and month starting from feb and ending in jan


chart 2




Helper I
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Hi @Greg_Deckler 
Request you to please assist.

Helper I
Helper I

Hi @Greg_Deckler Sorry, for confusing you. I am attaching sample dataset and pbx file describing what I am looking to acheive. basicaly I want the graph day by day interval and starting point Feb for all years. In below chart 1, data is plotted accurately day by day. but without Year in x-axis And  more optimized solution. so that Chart loads faster. Also, I should be able to filter on all FY years. Currently filter is not working for me.

Chart 1




Chart 2 


Problem with Chart 2 is I am not able to see complete Fiscal year (all month starting from Feb to jan) in single view. I don't want to scroll to see the comparision.

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@ganes Hard to know exactly what you want. The linked video may help. Sorry, having trouble following, can you post sample data as text and expected output?
Not really enough information to go on, please first check if your issue is a common issue listed here:

Also, please see this post regarding How to Get Your Question Answered Quickly:

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1. Sample data as text, use the table tool in the editing bar
2. Expected output from sample data
3. Explanation in words of how to get from 1. to 2.


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Also, see if my Time Intelligence the Hard Way provides a different way of accomplishing what you are going for.


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