How does the DATESBETWEEN function (DAX) work?
The DATESBETWEEN function (DAX) returns a table that contains a column of dates that begins with the start_date and continues until the end_date.
DATESBETWEEN Formula Syntax
How do you use the DATESBETWEEN function?
The DATESBETWEEN function is provided for working with custom date ranges.
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Considerations when using the DATESBETWEEN function
If start_date is a blank date value, then start_date will be the earliest value in the dates column.
If end_date is a blank date value, then end_date will be the latest value in the dates column.
The dates used as the start_date and end_date are inclusive: that is, if the sales occurred on September 1 and you use September 1 as the start date, sales on September 1 are counted.
If you are working with common date intervals such as months, quarters, and years, we recommend that you use the appropriate function, such as DATESINPERIOD.
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Formula examples using the DATESBETWEEN function
=CALCULATE(SUM(InternetSales_USD[SalesAmount_USD]), DATESBETWEEN(DateTime[DateKey], DATE(2007,6,1), DATE(2007,8,31) ))
= CALCULATE(SUM(FactSales[Net_Sales]), DATESBETWEEN(tbl_Calendar[Date_Id], DATE(2016,10,1), DATE(2016,12,31) ))
= CALCULATE ( SUM (Sales[Sales Amount]), DATESBETWEEN (Sales[Date], DATE (2015,1,1), DATE (2015,3,31))
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