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U156531
Helper II
Helper II

Problem with union (selectcolumns

Tablemeasure = Union(
selectcolumns(Table A,"Opening_Date", Table A[Opening_Date]), 
selectcolumns(Table B,"Business_Date", Table B[Business_Date]), 
)

I created a measure using this format above but when I try to put it into a visual I get the error below. Anyone have an idea of what I might be doing wrong?

U156531_0-1709066110752.png

 

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AmiraBedh
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If you need a list of dates for a visual, create a calculated table instead of a measure :

CombinedDatesTable = UNION(
    SELECTCOLUMNS(TableA, "Date", TableA[Opening_Date]),
    SELECTCOLUMNS(TableB, "Date", TableB[Business_Date])
)

then for the measure : 

UniqueDateCount = DISTINCTCOUNT(UNION(SELECTCOLUMNS(TableA, "Date", TableA[Opening_Date]), SELECTCOLUMNS(TableB, "Date", TableB[Business_Date])))

 


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AmiraBedh
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If you need a list of dates for a visual, create a calculated table instead of a measure :

CombinedDatesTable = UNION(
    SELECTCOLUMNS(TableA, "Date", TableA[Opening_Date]),
    SELECTCOLUMNS(TableB, "Date", TableB[Business_Date])
)

then for the measure : 

UniqueDateCount = DISTINCTCOUNT(UNION(SELECTCOLUMNS(TableA, "Date", TableA[Opening_Date]), SELECTCOLUMNS(TableB, "Date", TableB[Business_Date])))

 


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This is what I created but I'm only getting the Material column in the resulting table?

TableUnion = union(selectcolumns('material class',"Material", [Material Class]),selectcolumns('merge1',"Quantity", [Quantity Received for Current Year]), selectcolumns('material_class' ,"Material", [MATERIAL CLASS]  ) ,  selectcolumns('RFID/Barcode Defective Material Submittals' ,"Quantity", [quantity]  ) )

 

Can you please share your pbix file ?


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Your solution worked, I just had to tweek it a bit for my situation. I accepted your solution.

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