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Helper V

## Aggregate Running Total Monthly

Hi,

I have the following measure on my line chart which shows a cumulative view by date. When my x-axis has day/month/quarter/year the lines increases cumulatively.

My legend is Prod[type]

Run_total=

Calculate(sum(prod[amt],

Filter( Allselected (prod),

Prod[date] <= max prod[date])))

However, when I amend the date hierarchy to just show month, I just get the values, not cumulative.

Any idea what I need to do to get the total by month so the x-axis shows Jan to December with the cumulative value?

2 ACCEPTED SOLUTIONS
Super User

Use the date from your calendar dimension table, not the prod fact table.

Community Support

Hi, @M_SBS_6

To achieve a cumulative total by month, you can modify the measure to ensure that it matches the monthly context.
You might want to try the DAX expression below:

``````Run_total_Monthly =
CALCULATE(
SUM(prod[amt]),
FILTER(
ALLSELECTED(prod[date].[Month]),
prod[date] <= MAX(prod[date])
)
)``````

If it does not help, please provide more details with your desired output and pbix file without privacy information (or some sample data)

Best Regards

Yongkang Hua

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Community Support

Hi, @M_SBS_6

To achieve a cumulative total by month, you can modify the measure to ensure that it matches the monthly context.
You might want to try the DAX expression below:

``````Run_total_Monthly =
CALCULATE(
SUM(prod[amt]),
FILTER(
ALLSELECTED(prod[date].[Month]),
prod[date] <= MAX(prod[date])
)
)``````

If it does not help, please provide more details with your desired output and pbix file without privacy information (or some sample data)

Best Regards

Yongkang Hua

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Super User

Use the date from your calendar dimension table, not the prod fact table.

Super User

Hi @M_SBS_6

I would like to help but I'm a little unclear about your requirements.

Can you provide the following?

1)  Please provide sample data that covers your issue or question completely.
https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Community-Blog/How-to-provide-sample-data-in-the-Power-BI-Forum/ba-...

2) Please show the expected outcome based on the sample data you provided.

3) Please explain how you would expect to get from step 1 to 2.

A .pbix file with sample data would be best.

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