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DAX Compare N number of days across Months

I have a date slicer that generally is used for MTD.  For example my slicer shows March 1st - March 20th and a have a single bar on a bar graph that shows the number of widgets sold for that time period.  What I need to add is the number of widgets sold Feb. 1st - Feb 20th as a bar, Jan1st- Jan20th as a bar and so on for the 12 previous months.


I would need this to change based on the selection of the slicer, so if I change it to Mar 1st - Mar 25th the other data points would adjust for 1st-25th in their respective months.


How would I go about accomplishing this???  Any and all suggestions are welcome.

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I have solved my problem using the below video by @parry2k :


This solution worked perfectly for my need.

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I have solved my problem using the below video by @parry2k :


This solution worked perfectly for my need.

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MTD = VAR _year=2008 VAR _month=3 VAR _day=31 RETURN CALCULATE(TOTALMTD([Sales Amount],'Date'[Date]),FILTER('Date','Date'[Month Number]<=_month&&DAY('Date'[Date])<=_day&&'Date'[Calendar Year Number]=_year))

Thank you @wdx223_Daniel !  Could you help me understand what it is this formula does?  Variables for Year, Month and Day I wouldn't think would be hardcoded with values and I don't see any mentions of getting the prior months data.


When I adapt this to my data the result is empty.

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