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## help with formula to calculate time

Hi

i am having issues with trying to get hours counted, i want it to return Substantive Filled total hours

 Month Status Hours Oct Substantive Filled 01:00:00 Oct Filled 01:00:00 Oct Filled 01:01:00 Oct Substantive Filled 02:00:00

my hourscolumn is formatted as below

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION
Super User

HI @Dougers1 ,

create the  measure below. Replace"TimeCalc" with your table name.

``````total time (hours and mins) =
IF(SELECTEDVALUE(TimeCalc[Status]) ="Substantive Filled",
FORMAT( SUM(TimeCalc[Hours]),"HH:MM"),
blank()
)``````

If this doesn't resolve the issue, please provide a sample output.

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Kind Regards,
Avinash
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Community Support

Hi @Dougers1,

You can create a measure as follows.

``total hours = CALCULATE(SUM('Table'[Hours]),FILTER('Table', 'Table'[Status] = "Substantive Filled"))``

Is this the result you expect?

Best Regards,

Yuliax

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Frequent Visitor

bringing back wrong sum ?

Super User

HI @Dougers1 ,

create the  measure below. Replace"TimeCalc" with your table name.

``````total time (hours and mins) =
IF(SELECTEDVALUE(TimeCalc[Status]) ="Substantive Filled",
FORMAT( SUM(TimeCalc[Hours]),"HH:MM"),
blank()
)``````

If this doesn't resolve the issue, please provide a sample output.

Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution, this will help others!
If my response(s) assisted you in any way, don't forget to drop me a Kudos 🙂
Kind Regards,
Avinash
Frequent Visitor

this is bringing me back wrong sum - its saying person A has worked 6hr 35 mins  for oct   - thats not correct answer should be 116hrs:15 mins

Frequent Visitor

i added this   but it not adding them up correct sometimes it is but  other times it saying 32 hrs when it only 8

Duration Hour Minute =
//Find hour of time
VAR _Hour = HOUR( SELECTEDVALUE( Interpreting[Hours] ) )
//Find minute as proportion of hour
VAR _Minute = DIVIDE(MINUTE( SELECTEDVALUE( Interpreting[Hours] ) ), 60, 0 )
VAR _Result = _Hour + _Minute

RETURN
_Result

then

Duration Sum v2 = SUMX( Interpreting, Interpreting[Duration Hour Minute] )
but it bringing back differnt sums??

Super User

The VAR result is adding hour and minutes as integer value, not a time value to which works display it in hh:mm format

Would you be able to share the pbix/raw data masking sensitive information?

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If my response(s) assisted you in any way, don't forget to drop me a Kudos 🙂
Kind Regards,
Avinash

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