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johankent30
Helper I
Helper I

Number of days between dates in M

How can I calculate the number of days between a date column formatted as "Date" and the current date in the query editor? For example, if my column has 8/5/2019 and the current date is 8/9/2019 then the custom column would read "4". Any thoughts? Thanks!

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jdbuchanan71
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Super User

Hello @johankent30 

In PowerQuery you can add a custom column and use this formula

Duration.Days (DateTime.Date(DateTime.LocalNow()) - [Your Date Column] )

In DAX you can add a calculated column and use this formula

DATEDIFF([Your Date Column],TODAY(),DAY)

 

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jdbuchanan71
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Super User

Hello @johankent30 

In PowerQuery you can add a custom column and use this formula

Duration.Days (DateTime.Date(DateTime.LocalNow()) - [Your Date Column] )

In DAX you can add a calculated column and use this formula

DATEDIFF([Your Date Column],TODAY(),DAY)

 

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