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Anonymous
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Most recent record from another table

Hi - I have two tabels with a many to relationship by ID. In Table 1 I have Note entries and there are multiple per ID. In table 2 I want to bring in the most recent date for each ID as well as the most recent note. In my sample date you can see that I only pull in the most recent date and note into table 2. How do I code these two fields in DAX?

 

Table 1:

IDDateNote
1235/10/2020Note 1
1235/15/2020Note 2
1236/5/2020Note 3
1236/15/2020Note 4
4566/18/2020Note 1
4566/24/2020Note 2

 

Table 2:

IDDateNote
1236/15/2020Note 4
4566/24/2020Note 2
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az38
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Community Champion

Hi @Anonymous 

try  a table

Table 2 = SUMMARIZECOLUMNS('Table 1'[ID], 
"Date", MAX('Table 1'[Date]),
"Note", CALCULATE(MAX('Table 1'[Note]), FILTER('Table 1', 'Table 1'[Date]=[Date] && 'Table 1'[ID]=[ID])
))

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mahoneypat
Employee
Employee

Here are two expressions for your calculated columns

 

Latest Date = CALCULATE(MAX(Table1[Date]))

 

Latest Note = CALCULATE(MAX(Table1[Note]), Table1[Date] = Table2[Latest Date])

 

The 2nd one uses the result of the first one.

 

If this works for you, please mark it as the solution.  Kudos are appreciated too.  Please let me know if not.

Regards,

Pat





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amitchandak
Super User
Super User

@Anonymous , I have done it using lastnonblankvalue , released in March 2020.

Check: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hkzx1lrnif38y1v/Last%20non%20blank%20loop.pbix?dl=0

mahoneypat
Employee
Employee

Here are two expressions for your calculated columns

 

Latest Date = CALCULATE(MAX(Table1[Date]))

 

Latest Note = CALCULATE(MAX(Table1[Note]), Table1[Date] = Table2[Latest Date])

 

The 2nd one uses the result of the first one.

 

If this works for you, please mark it as the solution.  Kudos are appreciated too.  Please let me know if not.

Regards,

Pat





Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution! Kudos are also appreciated!

To learn more about Power BI, follow me on Twitter or subscribe on YouTube.


@mahoneypa HoosierBI on YouTube


az38
Community Champion
Community Champion

Hi @Anonymous 

try  a table

Table 2 = SUMMARIZECOLUMNS('Table 1'[ID], 
"Date", MAX('Table 1'[Date]),
"Note", CALCULATE(MAX('Table 1'[Note]), FILTER('Table 1', 'Table 1'[Date]=[Date] && 'Table 1'[ID]=[ID])
))

do not hesitate to give a kudo to useful posts and mark solutions as solution
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Anonymous
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Thanks, but I'd rather not have to have another table just for this. Table 2 already exists and has more columns in it than just my sample data. I just want to pull in the most recent note from Table 1.

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