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## Measure to return value between two dates (start date and end date)

Hi,

I want to create a measure that returns the number of units between 2 dates. I have went through so many different types of codes I may be over complicating this for myself. I have a table with the following type of data :

 Contract ID Units Start Date End Date 123 11 01/01/2000 30/06/2018 123 10 01/07/2018 01/04/2021 123 12 02/04/2021

I want the measure to return the number of units. I have a chart with year as the axis but for some reason it doesnt seem to want to plot correctly to show how the number of unit changes over a given period of time.

For example a chart to show when the number of units changed from 10 to 12 etc between two dates. I am able to produce the below manually by using a chart but I need it as a measure to add to another chart:

Thanks

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It would be like the below. I just wish to have a measure that will show how the number of units has changed over the years:

THIS CODE WORKED:

Units =
CALCULATE(
VALUES(Contract[Units]),
FILTER(
Contract,
Contract[EffectiveDate] <= MAX('Date'[Date])
&& Contract[EndDate] >= MIN('Date'[Date])

but to no avail.
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@Matthew77

The data you have provided and the explanation are not sufficient to understand your problem.
Please share sample data and the expected results.

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Hi I have added the example output

Super User

@Matthew77 , can you share the expected output?

I have two blogs they can offer some help

How to divide/distribute values between start date or end date or count days across months/days: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Community-Blog/How-to-divide-distribute-values-between-start-date-o...

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Community-Blog/HR-Analytics-Active-Employee-Hire-and-Termination-tr...

Frequent Visitor

It would be like the below. I just wish to have a measure that will show how the number of units has changed over the years:

THIS CODE WORKED:

Units =
CALCULATE(
VALUES(Contract[Units]),
FILTER(
Contract,
Contract[EffectiveDate] <= MAX('Date'[Date])
&& Contract[EndDate] >= MIN('Date'[Date])

but to no avail.
Frequent Visitor