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nelson
2014-06-01, 10:08 AM
Hi, I am new to powerpivot and battling to come to grip with relationships in DAX measures. I am currently working on a problem that I am sure is easily fixed with the correct DAX formula.

I have 5 tables: FinancialData, Shipment, VA, Container & Voyage. I am trying to create a pivot from these tables that shows:



Voyage
Vessel
Amount
Containers
Weight(T)
Amount/Ton


1N
Fred
1000
16
80
12.50


1S
Fred
1100
20
120
9.17


2N
Joe
600
9
40
15.00


2S
Joe
600
36
80
7.50


3N
Mary
200
13
60
3.33


3S
Mary
200
24
60
3.33


4N
Paul
200
18
60
3.33


4S
Paul
300
8
20
15.00



There are two types of jobs that and each have their own table i.e. Prefix V jobs are in the VA table as well as the Financial Data table while Prefix J jobs are in the Shipment table and the Financial Data table. Container numbers and weight are related to the Shipment table jobs only (prefix J jobs).

While I can get a pivot to show amounts by vessel & voyage and another pivot to show containers and weight by vessel & voyage, I canít show all in a pivot table or use amount and weight in the same measure. Can anyone help.

Bob Phillips
2014-06-01, 11:36 PM
I think you will need to append the VA and Shipment tables, either in Excel, or maybe Power Query.

nelson
2014-06-02, 03:07 PM
Thanks for you input Bob. Yes I thought of doing that but unfortunately the VA and Shipment table data columns in the live version are much more complicated and hence they not compatible, so doing an append in this situation would not work.