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JimJim
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Helper V

Show selected month and same month previous year

Hi Guys,

I have a simple report quotes.pbix, what I am trying to do is allow a user to select a month from a slicer and then display that month and the same month from the previous year on a chart. If a user selects 2022-Jan, the chart should display 2022-Jan and 2021-Jan, I am struggling with this. My date table isn't standard and is based on financial months

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amitchandak
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@JimJim , if you have date and date table, time intelligence should be able to help

 

example measures

MTD Sales = CALCULATE(SUM(Sales[Sales Amount]),DATESMTD('Date'[Date]))
last year MTD Sales = CALCULATE(SUM(Sales[Sales Amount]),DATESMTD(dateadd('Date'[Date],-12,MONTH)))
Previous year Month Sales = CALCULATE(SUM(Sales[Sales Amount]),previousmonth(dateadd('Date'[Date],-11,MONTH)))
last year MTD (complete) Sales = CALCULATE(SUM(Sales[Sales Amount]),DATESMTD(ENDOFMONTH(dateadd('Date'[Date],-12,MONTH))))

 

or training measures

 

Month behind Sales = CALCULATE(SUM(Sales[Sales Amount]),dateadd('Date'[Date],-1,Month))
Year behind Sales = CALCULATE(SUM(Sales[Sales Amount]),dateadd('Date'[Date],-1,Year))

 

Time Intelligence, Part of learn Power BI https://youtu.be/cN8AO3_vmlY?t=27510
Time Intelligence, DATESMTD, DATESQTD, DATESYTD, Week On Week, Week Till Date, Custom Period on Period,
Custom Period till date: https://youtu.be/aU2aKbnHuWs&t=145s

 

Hi @amitchandak , I was able to write separate measures that will show me both current month values and same month previous year values separately, the issue I have is that I can't drop separate measures onto my chart, it only allows one measure

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