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sentsara
Helper II
Helper II

Calculated column [CY_LY_Flag ] -Help needed

Existing Dataset

DimTable

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FactSales 

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Based on FactSales.LatestMonth='Y', we need to Flag the calculated column CY_LY_Flag ="Yes" or "No" for the below two condition.

 

Get the LatestMonth='Y' and mark that as "Yes" 

same time Last year also needs to be flagged as "Yes"

remaining records should be "No"

 

Expected output: for CY_LY_Flag through Calculated Column

 

FactSales

BatchDate      CY_LY_Flag

03/01/2021    Yes

02/01/2021    No

02/01/2021    No

02/01/2019    No

12/01/2019    No

11/01/2019    No

03/01/2020    Yes

 

 

 

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Hi @sentsara ,

You can create a calculated column as below:

CY_LY_Flag = 
VAR _maxdate =
    CALCULATE ( MAX ( 'FactSales'[BatchDate] ), ALLSELECTED ( 'FactSales' ) )
RETURN
    IF (
        YEAR ( 'FactSales'[BatchDate] )
            IN { YEAR ( _maxdate ), YEAR ( _maxdate ) - 1 }
                && MONTH ( 'FactSales'[BatchDate] ) = MONTH ( _maxdate ),
        "Yes",
        "No"
    )

yingyinr_1-1620715617353.png

Best Regards

Community Support Team _ Rena
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daxer-almighty
Solution Sage
Solution Sage

@sentsara 

 

Please do yourself a favour and do not create unnecessary columns in fact tables. The column you're after should belong to DimTable, not your to fact table. Also, latestmonth should be moved to DimTable.

sayaliredij
Super User
Super User

Hi @sentsara 

 

You can try following DAX for a calculated column

 

CY_LY_Flag = 

var years = {YEAR(TODAY()), YEAR(TODAY())-1 }

RETURN

IF(MONTH(FactSales[BathDate]) = MONTH(TODAY()) && YEAR(FactSales[BatchDate]) IN years,"Yes","No")

 

Regards,

Sayali

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Thanks for your quick reply on this.
we need to consider based on the LatestMonth value 'Y' or 'N' as well.

Hi @sentsara ,

You can create a calculated column as below:

CY_LY_Flag = 
VAR _maxdate =
    CALCULATE ( MAX ( 'FactSales'[BatchDate] ), ALLSELECTED ( 'FactSales' ) )
RETURN
    IF (
        YEAR ( 'FactSales'[BatchDate] )
            IN { YEAR ( _maxdate ), YEAR ( _maxdate ) - 1 }
                && MONTH ( 'FactSales'[BatchDate] ) = MONTH ( _maxdate ),
        "Yes",
        "No"
    )

yingyinr_1-1620715617353.png

Best Regards

Community Support Team _ Rena
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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