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Alternative to Top N in Filter on All Pages in Power BI

I have a requirement to apply a filter that filters on all pages in a report. The report, whenever it is refreshed should pick the new MAX/Earliest date from the Delivery column and use that to filter all pages. I am used to doing this if I was to apply it to a particular visual. There is the top N option to apply that works fine on the filter on this visual. I created a measure but measures don’t work with Filters on all Pages.

In this example, the current date for Delivery date is the 13th of June. I want that this date filters on all pages and to automatically pick up a new MAX/Earliest date when new data becomes available in the model, filtering all pages. Is there any way this is possible without having to manually change the date?
Thank you.

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@upwardD ,

You will need to add a calculated column to the Product Data table, since Power BI does not let you do report-level filtering on a measure. The DAX below should give you the date you need, and then you can just drop this column into a report-level filter.

I hope this is helpful.

  • Brian

Hi @BrianJ,
Thanks for the reply.
The calculated column did not work as I needed it to be able to filter on all pages. This also seems to return every data in the table.

My requirement is to apply a filter that filters on all pages, returning only data for the current date in the model.
Thank you

@upwardD ,

Try this. I added a calculated column called Max Deliv to the dates table, using the DAX I specified above. Then created the following calculated column (measure won’t work for other than visual level filter), and dropped that into a report wide filter, set equal to 1.

Is Max Deliv =
IF( ‘Date’[Date] = ‘Date’[Max Deliv], 1, 0 )

I think this provides what you’re looking for, if not please provide a mockup of the result you are seeking.

I hope this is helpful. Full solution file attached below.


Thank you @BrianJ
I appreciate you kindly

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