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Helper III
Helper III

Calculate the difference between two columns in a matrix when each row is a measure.



I'm working on a matrix in Power BI that compares transaction types ACTUAL vs FORECAST.  Each row is it's own calculated measure.  Is there any possible way to create a difference column? 


Any help would be greatly appreciated.



Helper III
Helper III

Due to the fact that the measures used different figures in their calculations (volumes, revenue, etc.), I determined that it was not possible to achieve what I needed to via a matrix.  I had to resort using cards with visual level filters for each field.  It worked, but it took a long time to construct.

Microsoft Employee
Microsoft Employee

Hi @Trudgeon,


Here are some similar threads for your reference:

Difference between two columns in matrix visualisation

Difference between two columns or rows


Besides, for more advice, please post some dummy data of source dataset table.


Best regards,

Yuliana Gu

Community Support Team _ Yuliana Gu
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Super User
Super User



I am not sure if that is possible.  I depends upon the data layout.  If you could share your PBI file, i can take a look.

Ashish Mathur

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