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DAX query with date parameter

Using Report Builder, I created a dataset that contains a date parameter. I need to add an order by to the DAX Query but am unsure of the correct syntax. Example is below. I need to order by 'Task'[ActivityDate] DESC


DEFINE VAR vFromTaskActivityDateHierarchy1 = IF(PATHLENGTH(@FromTaskActivityDateHierarchy) = 1, IF(@FromTaskActivityDateHierarchy <> "", @FromTaskActivityDateHierarchy, BLANK()), IF(PATHITEM(@FromTaskActivityDateHierarchy, 2) <> "", PATHITEM(@FromTaskActivityDateHierarchy, 2), BLANK()))
VAR vFromTaskActivityDateHierarchy1ALL = PATHLENGTH(@FromTaskActivityDateHierarchy) > 1 && PATHITEM(@FromTaskActivityDateHierarchy, 1, 1) < 1
VAR vToTaskActivityDateHierarchy1 = IF(PATHLENGTH(@ToTaskActivityDateHierarchy) = 1, IF(@ToTaskActivityDateHierarchy <> "", @ToTaskActivityDateHierarchy, BLANK()), IF(PATHITEM(@ToTaskActivityDateHierarchy, 2) <> "", PATHITEM(@ToTaskActivityDateHierarchy, 2), BLANK()))
VAR vToTaskActivityDateHierarchy1ALL = PATHLENGTH(@ToTaskActivityDateHierarchy) > 1 && PATHITEM(@ToTaskActivityDateHierarchy, 1, 1) < 1
EVALUATE SUMMARIZECOLUMNS('Task'[WhatId], 'Task'[Status], 'Task'[Description], 'Task'[ActivityDate], FILTER(VALUES('Task'[ActivityDate]), (vFromTaskActivityDateHierarchy1ALL || 'Task'[ActivityDate] >= DATEVALUE(vFromTaskActivityDateHierarchy1) + TIMEVALUE(vFromTaskActivityDateHierarchy1)) && (vToTaskActivityDateHierarchy1ALL || 'Task'[ActivityDate] <= DATEVALUE(vToTaskActivityDateHierarchy1) + TIMEVALUE(vToTaskActivityDateHierarchy1))))


Any assistance is appreciated. 

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Hi @M_K_T ,

Have you solved the current problem?

Best Regards,

Xianda Tang

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Hi @M_K_T ,

To do this. you can use the clause ORDER BYORDER BY in a DAX query. which allows you to specify the columns to be sorted and the direction of the sort

        (vFromTaskActivityDateHierarchy1ALL || 'Task'[ActivityDate] >= DATEVALUE(vFromTaskActivityDateHierarchy1) + TIMEVALUE(vFromTaskActivityDateHierarchy1)) && 
        (vToTaskActivityDateHierarchy1ALL || 'Task'[ActivityDate] <= DATEVALUE(vToTaskActivityDateHierarchy1) + TIMEVALUE(vToTaskActivityDateHierarchy1))
ORDER BY 'Task'[ActivityDate] DESC

Best Regards,

Xianda Tang

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

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