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## Return Earliest Year

HI Experts,

I am trying to have powerBI return the third column below:

It has to filter Project column, find all projects with the same name, and then return a yes for the earliest year.

 Project Delivery Year Earliest Year X 2018 Yes Y 2019 No Y 2018 Yes A 2016 Yes B 2020 Yes C 2018 No C 2017 Yes C 2019 No X 2019 No

Thank you

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Community Support

Hi @PowerBI87  ,

You can also try using the allexcept function to calculate the minimum year for each project and compare it with the year of the current line.Try this measure:

``````Measure =
VAR min_year =
CALCULATE (
MIN ( 'Table'[Delivery Year] ),
ALLEXCEPT ( 'Table', 'Table'[Project] )
)
RETURN
IF ( MAX ( 'Table'[Delivery Year] ) = min_year, "Yes", "No" )``````

Best Regards,
Liang
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Super User

Hi,

Try this calculated column formula

=IF(Data[Delivery Year]=CALCULATE(Min(Data[Delivery Year]),Filter(Data,Data[Project]=Earlier(Data[Project]))),"Yes","No")

Hope this helps.

Regards,
Ashish Mathur
http://www.ashishmathur.com
Frequent Visitor

Is there an if statement that can display a "yes" in the specific row that is the first year?

Community Support

Hi @PowerBI87  ,

You can also try using the allexcept function to calculate the minimum year for each project and compare it with the year of the current line.Try this measure:

``````Measure =
VAR min_year =
CALCULATE (
MIN ( 'Table'[Delivery Year] ),
ALLEXCEPT ( 'Table', 'Table'[Project] )
)
RETURN
IF ( MAX ( 'Table'[Delivery Year] ) = min_year, "Yes", "No" )``````

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

Frequent Visitor

Thank you Liang, this works.

Super User

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Quick-Measures-Gallery/Lookup-Min-Max/m-p/985814#M434

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Thanks for your reply. I am looking to return the minumum year, not the project with that has the minum year.

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