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Hyuna_8000
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Is it possible to manually add a row via power query for a non-manually created table?

Hi,

 

I have a table in my PowerBI report that that I want to manually add a row via power query. The table is queried from a SQL server DB, I don't want to directly insert a record in the SQL server DB table in this case, and I was wondering if it is possible to manually add a row in PowerBI table without touching the upstream SQL server DB table?

 

The reason behind this is because, I have a cluster column chart for "Mean time to recover" that is calculated from outage table- when there is no outage lets say for April, there will be no data presented in the chart for April, stakeholders are asking a zero value for the month that if is no outage. I don't think it is possible to do it from the visualisation side, so I was thinking to manually add an outage record, and the period of time is 0, so that it shows a zero value for the month.

Please refer to the following column chart, as you can see, there is no value for Apr 2023, Jan 2023 in the last 6 calendar months because there was no outage at all for these months. Is there a way to manually add a blank record in the table with outage time=0? Or are there any other better ways to hack it?

 

Current graph:

Hyuna_8000_0-1685665919873.png

 

What I want to achieve (I manually created it in excel):

 

Hyuna_8000_1-1685666582167.png

 

 

Thank you for any tips or suggestions.

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BA_Pete
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Hi @Hyuna_8000 ,

 

Add a 'plus zero' to the end of your measure, like this:

Mean Time to Recover =
CALCULATE(
    SomeStuff,
    SomeConditions
) + 0

 

Pete



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