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Anonymous
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Measure to calculate time difference between the previous and current time

Hi Team,

 

Newbie here,

 

I am using below measure to calculate the difference between 2 date/time stamp per employee ID. 

 

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Result:

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This works well, however, I wanted to get the datediff of the current task after the next task. So in above image, START should have the value of 142 seconds because it measures the duration of the START task till the user stamps the next TASK which is BREAK.

 

So in above example I wanted to have a result like this:

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Kudos and Thank you so much for the help ! I will greatly appreciate it.

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AlB
Super User
Super User

Hi @Anonymous 

Is this a measure or a calculated column?

 

Instead of  _PreviousTaskTime , create 

VAR _NextTaskTime =
CALCULATE (
    MIN ( RealTimeData[Date] ),
    ALLEXCEPT ( RealTimeData, RealTimeData[EmpName] ),
    RealTimeData[Date] > _CurrentTaskTime
)

and the use the differfence:

_NextTaskTime - _CurrentTaskTime

Please mark the question solved when done and consider giving kudos if posts are helpful.

 Cheers 

SU18_powerbi_badge

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AlB
Super User
Super User

Hi @Anonymous 

Is this a measure or a calculated column?

 

Instead of  _PreviousTaskTime , create 

VAR _NextTaskTime =
CALCULATE (
    MIN ( RealTimeData[Date] ),
    ALLEXCEPT ( RealTimeData, RealTimeData[EmpName] ),
    RealTimeData[Date] > _CurrentTaskTime
)

and the use the differfence:

_NextTaskTime - _CurrentTaskTime

Please mark the question solved when done and consider giving kudos if posts are helpful.

 Cheers 

SU18_powerbi_badge

Anonymous
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Hi @AlB ,

 

Whoaa ! That's pretty fast. Thanks for the solution. I just retweaked my variable _PreviousTaskTime to change from MAX to MIN and then the correct output shows up.

 

Thank you so much!

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