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Anonymous
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Need help with Cumulative Total at the Date Grain where date is missing

Hi All,

                I am trying to add a cumulative total measure for my corresponding Sum Measure.

While it is working in standard situation where months/dates are involved its not working in the date grain of my dataset.

 

For some reason it is introducing Blanks and i need to eliminate them to show the cumulative sum.

Unlike the traditional datasets, this data is not available for all dates but need help in addressing the problem.

 

Measure I Used :

Cumulative Total = CALCULATE([xxMeasureXX],
                          FILTER(ALLSELECTED(DIM_Date[Date]),DIM_Date[Date]<=MAX(DIM_Date[Date])))

 

Karthigeyan_S_0-1708009358653.png

 

Without the Cumulative Sum the normal measure returns data for the available dates :

Karthigeyan_S_1-1708009451200.png

 

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Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

@Anonymous Try something like this:

Better RT = 
  VAR __Date = MAX('DIM_Date'[Date])
  VAR __Table = FILTER(ALL('Table'), [Date] <= __Date)
  VAR __Result = SUMX( __Table, [Column])
RETURN
  __Result


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Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

@Anonymous Try something like this:

Better RT = 
  VAR __Date = MAX('DIM_Date'[Date])
  VAR __Table = FILTER(ALL('Table'), [Date] <= __Date)
  VAR __Result = SUMX( __Table, [Column])
RETURN
  __Result


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Anonymous
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For my issue, the soluion worked with ALLSELECTED rather than ALL 

Better RT = 
  VAR __Date = MAX('DIM_Date'[Date])
  VAR __Table = FILTER(ALLSELECTED('Table'), [Date] <= __Date)
  VAR __Result = SUMX( __Table, [Column])
RETURN
  __Result
amitchandak
Super User
Super User

@Anonymous , Because cumulative will give data for the dates not having any data

 

Add additional filter and try

Cumulative Total = CALCULATE([xxMeasureXX],
FILTER(ALLSELECTED(DIM_Date[Date]),DIM_Date[Date]<=MAX(DIM_Date[Date])) , not(isblank( Table[Date] )) )

Anonymous
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Thanks for your support. For my data set the other solution with SUMX was able to get the desired result.

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