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I am looking to return the next working day as tomorrow in a Power BI column.

I am looking to return the next working day as tomorrow in a Power BI column. I have the formula that works for Monday to Thursday, however, on a Friday it returns Saturday. Instead i would like Monday to be labelled as 'next working day'.

Below is the formula:

Return day = IF(DateKey[Date]=TODAY()-1,"yesterday",IF(DateKey[Date]=TODAY()+1,"next work day",IF(DateKey[Date]=TODAY(),"today",("notapplicable"))))

I am using this to filter my figures on today, next work day and also last work day.

2 ACCEPTED SOLUTIONS
Anonymous
Not applicable

Believe someone else must have a smart way to go.

Basically, the following nest IF means to identify if Today is Friday or Saturday, if not, go use the common +1 logic to mark Next Working day; if it is Firday, +3 as the Next Working day, if it is Saturday, + 2 as the Next Workding day.

```ReturnDay =
IF (
FORMAT ( TODAY (), "DDDD" ) <> "Friday"
&& FORMAT ( TODAY (), "DDDD" ) <> "Saturday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date]
= TODAY () - 1,
"Yesterday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY (),
"Today",
IF ( 'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY () + 1, "Next Work Day", "Notapplicable" )
)
),
IF (
FORMAT ( TODAY (), "DDDD" ) = "Friday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date]
= TODAY () - 1,
"Yesterday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY (),
"Today",
IF ( 'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY () + 3, "Next Work Day", "Notapplicable" )
)
),
IF (
FORMAT ( TODAY (), "DDDD" ) = "Saturday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date]
= TODAY () - 1,
"Yesterday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY (),
"Today",
IF ( 'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY () + 2, "Next Work Day", "Notapplicable" )
)
)
)
)
)```

Super User

Hi there

Here is the way I would do it with Variables and the SWITCH Statement

```T/Y/Tom =
VAR TodaysDate =
TODAY ()
VAR YesterdayDate =
TODAY () - 1
VAR NextMondaysDate =
SWITCH(TRUE(),
'Date'[Date] - WEEKDAY('DateKey'[Date],2)+1 >= TodaysDate, 'DateKey'[Date] - WEEKDAY('DateKey'[Date],2)+1,
TODAY()-9
)
VAR NextWorkingDay =
SWITCH (
TRUE (),
'DateKey'[Date] = TodaysDate, "Today",
'DateKey'[Date] = YesterdayDate, "Yesterday",
'DateKey'[Date] = NextMondaysDate, "Next Working Day",
"Not Applicable"
)
RETURN
NextWorkingDay```

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7 REPLIES 7
Microsoft Employee

Hi @Shem,

Best Regards,

Dale

Community Support Team _ Dale
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
Anonymous
Not applicable

Believe someone else must have a smart way to go.

Basically, the following nest IF means to identify if Today is Friday or Saturday, if not, go use the common +1 logic to mark Next Working day; if it is Firday, +3 as the Next Working day, if it is Saturday, + 2 as the Next Workding day.

```ReturnDay =
IF (
FORMAT ( TODAY (), "DDDD" ) <> "Friday"
&& FORMAT ( TODAY (), "DDDD" ) <> "Saturday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date]
= TODAY () - 1,
"Yesterday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY (),
"Today",
IF ( 'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY () + 1, "Next Work Day", "Notapplicable" )
)
),
IF (
FORMAT ( TODAY (), "DDDD" ) = "Friday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date]
= TODAY () - 1,
"Yesterday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY (),
"Today",
IF ( 'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY () + 3, "Next Work Day", "Notapplicable" )
)
),
IF (
FORMAT ( TODAY (), "DDDD" ) = "Saturday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date]
= TODAY () - 1,
"Yesterday",
IF (
'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY (),
"Today",
IF ( 'DateKey'[Date] = TODAY () + 2, "Next Work Day", "Notapplicable" )
)
)
)
)
)```

Frequent Visitor

Thank you sooo much for your reply. The query worked perfectly! Is there any chance you could indicate how i would alter this query so that Friday gave me the next 3 days instead of just the third day.

Sorry, a change in requirements from the powers above.

Thanks,

Shem

Frequent Visitor

For goe this i think i got my required formula using 'OR'

Super User

Hi there

Here is the way I would do it with Variables and the SWITCH Statement

```T/Y/Tom =
VAR TodaysDate =
TODAY ()
VAR YesterdayDate =
TODAY () - 1
VAR NextMondaysDate =
SWITCH(TRUE(),
'Date'[Date] - WEEKDAY('DateKey'[Date],2)+1 >= TodaysDate, 'DateKey'[Date] - WEEKDAY('DateKey'[Date],2)+1,
TODAY()-9
)
VAR NextWorkingDay =
SWITCH (
TRUE (),
'DateKey'[Date] = TodaysDate, "Today",
'DateKey'[Date] = YesterdayDate, "Yesterday",
'DateKey'[Date] = NextMondaysDate, "Next Working Day",
"Not Applicable"
)
RETURN
NextWorkingDay```

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Frequent Visitor

Great, thanks this seemed to work as well as the formula above.

Anonymous
Not applicable

Add another nested IF in next working day logic:

IF(TODAY()="Friday","Monday","next work day"

The above snippet will come after the underlined part.

Return day = IF(DateKey[Date]=TODAY()-1,"yesterday",IF(DateKey[Date]=TODAY()+1,"next work day",IF(DateKey[Date]=TODAY(),"today",("notapplicable"))))

Thanks

Raj