DAX Time Intelligence - DATESMTD function


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Description

Returns a table that contains a column of the dates for the month to date, in the current context.

Syntax

DATESMTD (<dates>) 

Parameters

Sr.No. Parameter & Description
1

dates

A column that contains dates.

Return Value

A table containing a single column of date values.

Remarks

The dates parameter can be any of the following −

  • A reference to a date/time column.

  • A table expression that returns a single column of date/time values.

  • A Boolean expression that defines a single-column table of date/time values.

Constraints on Boolean expressions −

  • The expression cannot reference a calculated field.

  • The expression cannot use CALCULATE function.

  • The expression cannot use any function that scans a table or returns a table, including aggregation functions.

However, a Boolean expression can use any function that looks up a single value, or that calculates a scalar value.

The year_end_date parameter is a string literal of a date, in the locale where the workbook was created. The year portion of the date is ignored.

Example

= CALCULATE ( 
   SUM (Sales [Sales Amount]), DATESMTD (Sales [Date])
) 
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