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Hover showing two years as visual


Hi all,


I really need your help please.

I have a table visual which has data in columns from 3 data sets, which is connected to year slicer.


I have been asked to add a hover with bar chart visual showing 2 years. I was able to create a bar chart with current year but I am unable to do one with previous year.


Could you please help, I've added my files to the below link. Would greatly appreacite your help. Thanks.

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Both the solutions provided by Allison and WangBT are brilliant and I have learned interesting DAX measures. Thank you both very much. I'd like to accept both your responses as solutions. 

Resolver II
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@PXJ99 , I may provide another solution, not sure whether it is what you want. 😀


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Thank you very much.

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Super User



This is much easier with a proper date table. I have converted your Month and Year columns into a start of month column. Would rather do this in data source or Power Query, but used DAX so I didn't need to connect to your excel files.


I then added my date table: 


Finally, created a measure for Prior Year:





Actuals Prior Year =
CALCULATE(SUM(Actuals[Actuals]), DATEADD(Dates_DIM[Date], -1, YEAR))
Other option is to turn off the 'Keep all filters' on your tooltip page and then you can still access all the years. I put 'Year' in the 'small multiples' for Tooltip 2 page:






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