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DATESMTD Function (DAX)

Owen Duncan|Last Updated: 5/22/2018

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

Syntax

DATESMTD(<dates>)  

Parameters

TermDefinition
datesA column that contains dates.

Property Value/Return Value

A table containing a single column of date values.

Remarks

The dates argument 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.

Note

Constraints on Boolean expressions are described in the topic, CALCULATE Function (DAX).

This DAX function is not supported for use in DirectQuery mode. For more information about limitations in DirectQuery models, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=219172.

Example

The following sample formula creates a measure that calculates the 'Month To Date Total' for the Internet sales.

To see how this works, create a PivotTable and add the fields, CalendarYear, MonthNumberOfYear and DayNumberOfMonth, to the Row Labels area of the PivotTable. Then add a measure, named Month To Date Total, using the formula defined in the code section, to the Values area of the PivotTable.

=CALCULATE(SUM(InternetSales_USD[SalesAmount_USD]), DATESMTD(DateTime[DateKey]))  

See Also

Time Intelligence Functions (DAX)
Date and Time Functions (DAX)
DATESYTD Function (DAX)
DATESQTD Function (DAX)
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