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Slicer that accounts with blank dates

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Slicer that accounts with blank dates

Hello!

I have a cases table which has a 'close date'. I then created a date table like that:

CloseDateTable =
CALENDAR(MIN('cases'[dateClosed]), MAX('cases'[dateClosed]))

I did the relationship (1:M) and put the date table as a slicer. It works fine, but it ignores the blank values. The rows on the cases table that have a blank value on closed date means the case is still open and I'd like to show them.

I tried:
-'show items with no data' on the slicer, it doesn't work
- adding a blank row to the CloseDateTable, but then it doesn't allow me to do a relationship with the cases table - even though is only one row it says it has duplicate values

I'm stuck, any alternatives on how I can achieve this?

Thank you so much!

Grazi

RE: Slicer that accounts with blank dates

I hope the link works with a file sample of the issue. Thank you!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZZLNEWK6kFfbq9Y3hhCaafB3W3C4uCcU/view?usp=drivesdk

RE: Slicer that accounts with blank dates

Hi Grazi,

Thank you for the forum question.

The reason for you cannot see cases without a Closed date is because the data has been removed in the connection.

In your Query Editor you have a step "Filtered Rows", where you tell Power BI you don't want the records where dateClosed is blank.

#"Filtered Rows" = Table.SelectRows(#"Sorted Rows", each ([dateClosed] <> null))




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Edited on Wed 5 Jun 2024, 12:56

RE: Slicer that accounts with blank dates

I can't reply the last thread as I get an internal error 500 - just to let you know that the solution worked :-) Thank you!

Hi Jens,

Thanks for taking the time to look at it. Sorry, I left that filter there while I was testing. If you remove the filter it's still wrong and not counting it.

For example:
Non binary, closed date between 01/04/23 and 31/03/24 should be 3 - 2 with dates and one with blank closed date. But only 2 shows on the count (client ID 38563 is not showing). I've re-uploaded it without the filter, same link.

Thank you so much, Grazi

RE: Slicer that accounts with blank dates

Hi Grazi,

Please create a measure in your report. Copy below and past the DAX below in the formula bar.





count cases = countax('Cases',([CaseDate]>=FIRSTDATE('Cases'[CaseDate]))&&[CaseDate]<=LASTDATE('Cases'[CaseDate]))+CALCULATE( COUNTBLANK('Cases'[dateClosed]),all(CloseDateTable[Date]))-CALCULATE( COUNTBLANK('Cases'[dateClosed]),all('Cases'[CaseDate]),filter('Cases','Cases'[CaseDate]<>BLANK()))



Kind regards

Jens Bonde
Microsoft Office Specialist Trainer

Tel: 0207 987 3777
STL - https://www.stl-training.co.uk
98%+ recommend us

London's leader with UK wide delivery in Microsoft Office training and management training to global brands, FTSE 100, SME's and the public sector

Thu 30 May 2024: Automatically marked as resolved.

 

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