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Sean-OReilly
Helper IV
Helper IV

Cant get Today to work with Datesinperiod

Hi

I can't get Today () to work when I use a DatesinPeriod measure.

It just returns a blank value.

What am i doing wrong?

Here is the measure I created.

Costs last 2 months = calculate ( sum(MK_Job_LedgerEntries[Total_Cost_LCY]), DATESINPERIOD(MK_Job_LedgerEntries[Posting_Date], today(), -2, MONTH ))
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Hi @amitchandak 

Thanks again for your help.

 

I got it to work - i was missing the .[date] after chosing the datesinperiod date 

SeanOReilly_0-1688486631678.png

 

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Sean-OReilly
Helper IV
Helper IV

I aslo get blank result when i try this 

Costs last 2 months v3 = calculate ( SUM(MK_Job_LedgerEntries[Total_Cost_LCY]), DATESINPERIOD(MK_Job_LedgerEntries[Posting_Date], DATE(2023,07,04),-1, year ))
 
amitchandak
Super User
Super User

@Sean-OReilly , Hope you have data for last 2 month, Also prefer to use a date table joined with date of your table

 

Rolling 2 = CALCULATE( sum(MK_Job_LedgerEntries[Total_Cost_LCY]) ,DATESINPERIOD('Date'[Date],today() ,-2,MONTH))

 

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https://amitchandak.medium.com/power-bi-5-key-points-to-make-time-intelligence-successful-bd52912a5b...
To get the best of the time intelligence function. Make sure you have a date calendar and it has been marked as the date in model view. Also, join it with the date column of your fact/s. Refer :radacad sqlbi My Video Series Appreciate your Kudos.

HI @amitchandak 

Thanks for the prompt reply, its very much appreciated.

I definitely have costs in lasty 2 months and i have extended this out to 6 months and 1 year and still blank.

I can't seem to get Datesinperiod working at all for me.

I tried to create a new Calender Table and the only thing in it is Date and then when i use the below I get the following error?

SeanOReilly_0-1688482055109.png

 

Hi @amitchandak 

Thanks again for your help.

 

I got it to work - i was missing the .[date] after chosing the datesinperiod date 

SeanOReilly_0-1688486631678.png

 

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