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denis163
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Can't get the latest date - evaluation cancelled

Hi all!

 

Is there any options how can I get the latest date in the date column without "latest date" function? Because it doesn't work in with my table in power query and after 10 minutes loading just gives me "Evaluation was cancelled".

 

I have a pretty big table with millions rows from the middle of the 2021 year and I only need the latest date in the column Source.Name. I tried to make it shorter by keeping only 1000 bottom rows, but the result is the same - "Evaluation was cancelled".

I also tried different data filters - "in the previous ...", "after ..." and it loads forever again.

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Is there any other option in power query, that can help effectively filter this column only by the latest date?

 

Thanks!

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v-cgao-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @denis163 ,

Please add a step like:

= Table.SelectRows(PreviousStepName, each [Source.Date] = List.Max(PreviousStepName[Source.Date]))

vcgaomsft_0-1682301447161.png

 

Best Regards,
Gao

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If there is any post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution  to help the other members find it more quickly. If I misunderstand your needs or you still have problems on it, please feel free to let us know. Thanks a lot!

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v-cgao-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @denis163 ,

Please add a step like:

= Table.SelectRows(PreviousStepName, each [Source.Date] = List.Max(PreviousStepName[Source.Date]))

vcgaomsft_0-1682301447161.png

 

Best Regards,
Gao

Community Support Team

 

If there is any post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution  to help the other members find it more quickly. If I misunderstand your needs or you still have problems on it, please feel free to let us know. Thanks a lot!

How to get your questions answered quickly --  How to provide sample data in the Power BI Forum

Syndicate_Admin
Administrator
Administrator

Hi @Syndicate_Admin 

 

Try this formula:   

Measure = MAX(TableName[DateColumnName])
Let me know if it solves your problem.

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