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o59393
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How to create a dynamic measure that sums month's results based on date

Hi all

 

How can I have a dynamic measure that sums month's results based on date you select.

 

Let me do an example:

 

If you choose March 2020, the measure should sum January result + February result + March result

 

If you chosse June 2020,  

the measure should sum January result + February result + March result + April result + May result + June result

 

I have done it like this but it's not an elegant way because it's fixed:

 

March.JPG  How can I get this in one single measure as you select the month on the date slicer

 

Pbix https://1drv.ms/u/s!ApgeWwGTKtFdhzn31uwUJsSK0da4?e=NsXu7e

 

Thanks!

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CNENFRNL
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Community Champion

Hello, @o59393, you may want to try

KPI YTD = SUMX ( DATESYTD ( Sheet1[Reporting period] ), [Crash Rate] )

Thanks to the great efforts by MS engineers to simplify syntax of DAX! Most beginners are SUCCESSFULLY MISLED to think that they could easily master DAX; but it turns out that the intricacy of the most frequently used RANKX() is still way beyond their comprehension!

DAX is simple, but NOT EASY!

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