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## Last Month and Last Year Same Month for both Fiscal and Calendar Month

Hi All,

Could you please help in below report , where a Last month and Last Year Same Month measure has to work for both Normal and Fiscal Calendar.

Is there any way to add month format "YYYY-MM" in date dimension hierarchy??

Ashok kumar M

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION
Super User

Hi @AshokkumarM,

The best way is to create your own hierachy dimension:

Just right click on the columns you want and choose New Hierarchy then just add all your columns in that hierarchy and add it to your visuals.

Regards,

MFelix

Regards

Miguel Félix

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Super User

Hi,

1. Generate a date column from the Fiscal Month column using this formula (format this column as Date)

=1*(DATE(LEFT(Data[Fiscal Month],4),RIGHT(Data[Fiscal Month],2),1))

1. Create a calendar table which has dates from the first date in the new column to the last date in the new column
2. Create a relatioship from the new column of the Data Table to the Date column of the Calendar Table
3. In the calendar table, write simple YEAR() and MONTH() functions to extract Month and Year
4. Drag Year and Month from the calendar table to the visual
5. Enter these formulas

=CALCULATE(SUM(Data[Sales]),PREVIOUSMONTH(Calendar[Date]))

=CALCULATE(SUM(Data[Sales]),SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR(Calendar[Date]))

Hope this helps.

Regards,
Ashish Mathur
http://www.ashishmathur.com
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My data is at date level only. I have used the PREVIOUSMONTH ,But when I use month code(YYYY-MM) derived from date the measure is not working
Super User

Hi,

Regards,
Ashish Mathur
http://www.ashishmathur.com
Frequent Visitor
Thanks! I got three Solution
Super User

Hi @AshokkumarM,

The best way is to create your own hierachy dimension:

Just right click on the columns you want and choose New Hierarchy then just add all your columns in that hierarchy and add it to your visuals.

Regards,

MFelix

Regards

Miguel Félix

Proud to be a Super User!

Check out my blog: Power BI em Português