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Helper II
Helper II

Column total - not the sum i'm after

Hi all!


I am working on a production total based on work day (column 1) and production target (tons/day) (column 2)

so as shown below,

Jan would be 18 days x 273t/day = 4900t/day (column 3)


Each row in column 3 is calculated correctly, but I am wanting the column total to be the sum of each row of column 3 (total = 69900t).




Thanks heaps!



Super User
Super User

@ssze First, please vote for this idea:

This looks like a measure totals problem. Very common. See my post about it here:

Also, this Quick Measure, Measure Totals, The Final Word should get you what you need:


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Thanks heaps @Greg_Deckler  - I think I can see the concept! I had a bit of a play but still struggle to get it to work because my workday column is a sum from a powerBI calendar function plus an extra calculated column (i.e. from a separate table). I am struggling to get the 2 to link... do you have some examples of working this through 2 separate but related tables?

(also, as per your suggestion, voted for the idea - hope that goes through)

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