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YTD Calculation



Im having some toruble getting a YTD Calculation.

This is what I am trying to recreate. 




When I recreate in Power BI using Year-to-Date quick measure, it is not giving me the same numbers:





ridership_kpi YTD =
    ISFILTERED('agency_daily_ridership'[Merged FC]),
    ERROR("Time intelligence quick measures can only be grouped or filtered by the Power BI-provided date hierarchy or primary date column."),
        'agency_daily_ridership'[Merged FC].[Date]


Not applicable



Power BI asked you to create a Date Table. Without this you can not use the YTD functions

So create a date table, declare it as date and link it with your table and it will work.

Hope it helps

Hi @Anonymous , 


I do believe i have date table named "merged FC".


I think what is happening in my year to date is that it is adding every month until the end of the year. But what I need is all the sum from that month last year to the month next year.

For example sum of all ridership from August 2022 -August 2023. 


Not July + August.

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