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## Comparing Values with Previous not based on Dates

Hi,

Relative noobie here.  I have checked many existing posts and videos but I am not getting how to approach the problem.

And this is what I would like to see in a Matrix or Table:

I realize I need to do something at the Query level (new column or some DAX expression) but I don't understand how I can add a column to my Holdings table that says something like:

And then calculating the Chg would be easy enough (Calculated column).

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Super User

Previous period value.pbix

 Expertise = List.Accumulate(        {Days as from Today},        {Skills and Knowledge},        (Current, Everyday) => Current & Day.LeanAndPractise(Everyday))

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Super User

Previous period value.pbix

 Expertise = List.Accumulate(        {Days as from Today},        {Skills and Knowledge},        (Current, Everyday) => Current & Day.LeanAndPractise(Everyday))

New Member

Even though all solutions posted work, I like this one because I don't have to create the Load table and entries - even though I didn't ask for this.

Thanks all for helping me out.

Super User

``````Total = SUM(HOLDINGS[value])
Super User

Hi @dbiduk ,

With the given data, create two calculated columns

``````Previous Load by holding =
CALCULATE (
FILTER (
ALLEXCEPT ( 'Table', 'Table'[Holding] ),
)
)
``````
``````Previous value by holding =
CALCULATE (
SUM ( 'Table'[Value] ),
FILTER (
ALLEXCEPT ( 'Table', 'Table'[Holding] ),
)
)
``````

Use the second column to create a % change measure.

Note: the look you want  for your matrix is not currently achievable out of the box ( will require advanced DAX)

Please see attached pbix for reference.

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New Member

Actually, this one doesn't need the LOAD table either.  I kinda prefer this one becuase it adds the new data as calculated columns, not measures.  But, again, I am new so what do I know :-).

Thanks!!

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