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Helper I

## Power BI desktop query - bar chart

I want to add an average line in a bar chart visual which looks like below -

Legends - Year (2023 and 2024)

condition is it should only diplay the average value for year 2023 and it should display both years data as well.

is ther any way we can achieve this?

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Community Support

Hi @Alice08 ,

1. Create a measure, write an expression, and calculate the desired average. The following expression calculates the average monthly sales in 2013.

``````Measure =
VAR _sum = CALCULATE(SUM(financials[Sales]),FILTER(ALL('financials'),'financials'[Year] = "2013"))
VAR _num = CALCULATE(DISTINCTCOUNT('financials'[Month Number]),FILTER(ALL('financials'),'financials'[Year] = "2013"))
RETURN
DIVIDE(_sum,_num)``````

2. Click the magnifying glass in the visualizations pane->constant line->add line.
line -> value -> fx, put the created measure value.

3. The final result is shown in the figure below.

Best Regards,

Clara Gong

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Community Support

Hi @Alice08 ,

1. Create a measure, write an expression, and calculate the desired average. The following expression calculates the average monthly sales in 2013.

``````Measure =
VAR _sum = CALCULATE(SUM(financials[Sales]),FILTER(ALL('financials'),'financials'[Year] = "2013"))
VAR _num = CALCULATE(DISTINCTCOUNT('financials'[Month Number]),FILTER(ALL('financials'),'financials'[Year] = "2013"))
RETURN
DIVIDE(_sum,_num)``````

2. Click the magnifying glass in the visualizations pane->constant line->add line.
line -> value -> fx, put the created measure value.

3. The final result is shown in the figure below.

Best Regards,

Clara Gong

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Super User

Use the "Line and Clustered Column Chart" and provide your own measure for the 2023 average (as the line)

Helper I

Super User

Please provide sample data that covers your issue or question completely, in a usable format (not as a screenshot).

Do not include sensitive information or anything not related to the issue or question.

If you are unsure how to upload data please refer to https://community.fabric.microsoft.com/t5/Community-Blog/How-to-provide-sample-data-in-the-Power-BI-...

Please show the expected outcome based on the sample data you provided.

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