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How to change date display format of Month/Year on Chart X-Axis

I have chart that I want to change the Y-Axis format that is currently reading as "2019 - January" to "01/19" How would I do that? It's coming from my date table.



Super User
Super User

In your date table you can create a new column


Month year = format([Date],"MM-YY")

But this will not sort correctly

So, create sort Column

Month year sort= format([Date],"YYMM") and mark this as sort column of the first one an then use the first one.


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Resolver II
Resolver II

Honestly your best bet is to use a proper Date Table that has a MonthNum column and something like ShortYear as well.


If you're unable to do that, you can create three calculated columns to get a very close approximation of what you want.

MonthNum = MONTH( 'Table'[Date])

YearShort = RIGHT(YEAR(Table[Date]),2)

Month Year = Sales[Month] & "/" & Sales[YearShort]

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