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powerbiwork
Helper I
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Custom Column Query

Hi, 

I am having issues for the following. Basically Im trying to pull a live currency rate but the currency is only pulled to todays date. In close I have future dates. I want to have a custom column that if the close date is future date then just use todays date. 

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Thanks so much in advance

 

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v-stephen-msft
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Hi @powerbiwork ,

 

You can try to create your custom column as

if [Date]<=Date.From( DateTime.LocalNow())
then [Date] else Date.From( DateTime.LocalNow())

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Creating a calculated column is easier.

Column = IF([Date]<=TODAY(),[Date],TODAY())

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You can check more details from here.

 

 

Best Regards,

Stephen Tao

 

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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v-stephen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @powerbiwork ,

Could you tell me if your problem has been solved?
If it is, kindly Accept it as the solution. More people will benefit from it.
Or you are still confused about it, please provide me with more details about your table and your problem or share me with your pbix file from your Onedrive for Business.


Best Regards,
Stephen Tao

v-stephen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @powerbiwork ,

 

You can try to create your custom column as

if [Date]<=Date.From( DateTime.LocalNow())
then [Date] else Date.From( DateTime.LocalNow())

Screenshot 2021-02-04 143839.png

 

 

Creating a calculated column is easier.

Column = IF([Date]<=TODAY(),[Date],TODAY())

Screenshot 2021-02-04 142834.png 

 

You can check more details from here.

 

 

Best Regards,

Stephen Tao

 

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

 

 

lkalawski
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Hi @powerbiwork ,

I noticed that you forget to add brackets before "else". Please try to add it. 

 

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Ah, got it thank you. But now I seem to have another error 😞 

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@powerbiwork 

Before you add custom column, please check the format of CloseDate - should be "Date".

 

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I've checked that it is date

@powerbiwork 

Please share sample of data then I can help you.

 

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