DATESQTD DAX Function (Time Intelligence)  Context Transition

Returns a set of dates in the quarter up to current date.

Syntax

DATESQTD ( <Dates> )
Parameter Attributes Description
Dates

The name of a column containing dates or a one column table containing dates.

Return values

Table A table with a single column.

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. Only in this case a context transition applies because the column reference is replaced by
  • 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.

The result table includes only dates that exist in the dates column.

The syntax:

DATESQTD ( <Dates> ) 

corresponds to:

DATESBETWEEN ( 
    <Dates>, 
    STARTOFQUARTER ( LASTDATE ( <Dates> ) ),
    LASTDATE ( <Dates> ) 
)

Related articles

Learn more about DATESQTD in the following articles:

  • Time Intelligence in Power BI Desktop

    In Power BI Desktop (as of February 2016) you have to use DAX to apply calculations over dates (such as year-to-date, year-over-year, and others), but you do not have the Mark as Date Table feature. This article describes which scenarios are impacted and the possible workarounds. » Read more

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Oct 13, 2018   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/query-bi/dax/datesqtd-function-dax

DAX Conventions
Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.

Deprecated

This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.

Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

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