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## Projection Based off Calculated Field

I am doing five year projections my 2023 data is based off data that already exists to where my formula is the following:

2023 Estimate: =
CALCULATE( SUM('GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Personnel")*-2 +
CALCULATE( SUM('GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Contractual")*-2 +
CALCULATE( SUM('GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Commodities")*-2+
CALCULATE( SUM('GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Capital Outlay")*-2 +
CALCULATE( SUM('GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Debt")*.5

For 2024 I cannot do this because I am using 2023 which is not in the form of a table.  How could I write this to where I can use mynewly calculated 2023 numbers but have each category multiplied by a different assumption.
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Super User

That's why I put the Xxx2023 variables inside the measure and then referenced them from the Xxx2024 variables. Change the -3s I had to -1s and it should be close to what you're after.

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Solution Sage

Hi:

Can you just use the same measure for 2024 as 2023 but add and extra * _ at the end. If no change just multiply the 2023 forumla by 1. If 5% lower multiply by .95?

Super User

You'll probably have an easier time if you break things into variables.

``````2024 Estimate =
VAR Personnel2022 =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( 'GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),
'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,
'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Personnel"
)
VAR Contractual2022 =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( 'GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),
'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,
'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Contractual"
)
VAR Commodities2022 =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( 'GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),
'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,
'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Commodities"
)
VAR CapitalOutlay2022 =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( 'GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),
'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,
'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Capital Outlay"
)
VAR Debt2022 =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( 'GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),
'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,
'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Debt"
)
VAR Personnel2023     = -2 * Personnel2022
VAR Contractual2023   = -2 * Contractual2022
VAR Commodities2023   = -2 * Commodities2022
VAR CapitalOutlay2023 = -2 * CapitalOutlay2022
VAR Debt2023          = .5 * Debt2022
VAR Personnel2024     = -3 * Personnel2023
VAR Contractual2024   = -3 * Contractual2023
VAR Commodities2024   = -3 * Commodities2023
VAR CapitalOutlay2024 = -3 * CapitalOutlay2023
VAR Debt2024          = .4 * Debt2023
RETURN
Personnel2024 + Contractual2024 + Commodities2024 + CapitalOutlay2024 + Debt2024``````

Anonymous
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Ah I see.  Yes thank you.  I also did figured out another way kind of like the previous user stated by using a short one to have multiply by yearly assumption ie. 2024 would be 2022 numbers *1 = 2023 numbers*1 = 2024 numbers: below is what it is for personnel

2024 test =
VAR Personnel2022 =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( 'GL298A'[BUDGET-DTL] ),
'GL298A'[FISCAL-YEAR] = 2022,
'Accounts'[Object Category] = "Personnel"
)
VAR Personnel2023 = Personnel2022 * 1 * 1
RETURN
Personnel2023
Anonymous
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Okay this makes sense and it is much cleaner and easier, but I need one more step.  Based off using your formula above I need another calculation on the sidebar.  For example I would use:

2024 Estimate =
VAR Personnel2024 = -1 * 'Yearly Budget'[2023 Estimate:]
VAR Contractual2024 = -1 * 'Yearly Budget'[2023 Estimate:]
VAR Commodities2024 = -1 * 'Yearly Budget'[2023 Estimate:]
VAR CapitalOutlay2024 = -1 * 'Yearly Budget'[2023 Estimate:]
VAR Debt2024 = -1 * 'Yearly Budget'[2023 Estimate:] VAR OtherPayments2024 = -1 * 'Yearly Budget'[2023 Estimate:]
RETURN
Personnel2024 + Contractual2024 + Commodities2024 + CapitalOutlay2024 + Debt2024 +OtherPayments2024 (and so on for following years)

However, when I do this the "yearly budget[2023 Estimate:] is not filtering off the codes such as debt contractual, etc.  Is it possible to write the second DAX with filtering by those expense types???
Super User

That's why I put the Xxx2023 variables inside the measure and then referenced them from the Xxx2024 variables. Change the -3s I had to -1s and it should be close to what you're after.

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