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## Zoom Slider with Date Hierarchy

Hello,

I have a stacked bar chart with the date field on the x axis and the payment amount on the y axis. Given the time period being shown on the chart, I need to do the following:

1. Add a zoom slider on the x axis.

2. Show/Bin the time as Month-Year.

When I use add the date as a date heirarchy on the x axis, the x-axis zoom slider is not available. I can only see it if I add the date field as the date field - which plots the visual by the actual date in the column and I need it combined/grouped by month.

Does anyone know how I could add the zoom slider and also group the data by month?

Thank you!

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Community Support

Hi , @newpbiuser01

The Zoom Slicer visual requires a numeric field to work properly.

For your need i  think we can create a calendar Date table as a dimension, and we can create a calculated column like this:

``Column 2 = EOMONTH([Date],-1)+1``

Then we put this column as the X-axis:

Thank you for your time and sharing, and thank you for your support and understanding of PowerBI!

Best Regards,

Aniya Zhang

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Community Support

Hi , @newpbiuser01

The Zoom Slicer visual requires a numeric field to work properly.

For your need i  think we can create a calendar Date table as a dimension, and we can create a calculated column like this:

``Column 2 = EOMONTH([Date],-1)+1``

Then we put this column as the X-axis:

Thank you for your time and sharing, and thank you for your support and understanding of PowerBI!

Best Regards,

Aniya Zhang

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

New Member

Hi!

I have a similar problem but on x-axis instead of just date I have datetime, how can i get a zoom slider for x-axis in this case?

Thanks!