# Labor Hours summed by date of square footage

I have 2 fact tables

1. Labor hours by date
2. Square Footage by date

If there are labor hrs but no sqft for the same date the labor hrs need to be added to the 1st date after that has sqft. Here is an example of the 2 fact tables and the desired results.

date labor hrs date Sqft date Sqft labor hrs
10/28/2020 17.00 10/28/2020 10/28/2020
10/29/2020 33.50 10/29/2020 10/29/2020
10/30/2020 40.25 10/30/2020 4,364.00 10/30/2020 4,364.00 90.75
10/31/2020 14.25 10/31/2020 10/31/2020
11/1/2020 52.50 11/1/2020 11/1/2020
11/2/2020 46.00 11/2/2020 3,415.00 11/2/2020 3,415.00 112.75

Just talking out loud, This one sounds like something I would explore the “dates between” where your start date and end date would need to be a parameter that finds when these situations start and stop

Hi BernM,

Happy New Year!
If the example below seems to meet your expectations, why don’t you try the attached solution?

``````Labor Hours =
VAR NextDate = CALCULATE(
MAX( 'Date'[Date] ),
FILTER(
ALLSELECTED( 'Date'[Date] ),
'Date'[Date] < SELECTEDVALUE( 'Date'[Date] )
),
FactTable_2 [Sqft] > 0
)
VAR MaxDateWithSqft = MAXX(
FILTER(
SUMMARIZE( 'Date','Date'[Date], FactTable_2 [Sqft] ),
FactTable_2 [Sqft] > 0
),
[Date]
)
VAR PrevDate = CALCULATE(
FIRSTNONBLANK(
'Date'[Date],
[SumOfSqft] + [SumOfLabourHours]
),
FILTER(
ALL( 'Date' ),
'Date'[Date] <= SELECTEDVALUE( 'Date'[Date] )
)
)
VAR Result1 = CALCULATE(
[SumOfLabourHours],
FILTER(
ALLSELECTED( 'Date'[Date] ),
'Date'[Date] > NextDate &&
'Date'[Date] <= SELECTEDVALUE( 'Date'[Date] )
)
)
VAR Result2 = CALCULATE(
[SumOfLabourHours],
'Date'[Date] <= MaxDateWithSqft
)

RETURN
IF(
ISINSCOPE( 'Date'[Date] ),
IF( [SumOfSqft] > 0, Result1 ),
Result2
)
``````
``````SumOfLabourHours =
SUM( FactTable_1 [Labor Hrs] )
``````
``````SumOfSqft =
SUM( FactTable_2 [Sqft] )
``````

File attached: LabourHours_001_20210103.pbix (69.0 KB)

Take care.
Mariusz

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I’m so close using your calculations but I’m getting an error on the LH2 calc. It says "The column ‘Sqft’ specified in the ‘SUMMARIZE’ function was not found in the input table. I’m also getting the same error in the Labor Hours calculation. I have no idea why it isn’t working.

Hi @BernM,

Have you resolved this?

The provided sample PBIX seems to be working without issue. Check your data model because both these measures call a column from your model that seems to be missing OR has a different name: FactTable_2[Sqft]

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Thank you Melissa for helping out as I was away

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I got it to work!!! thank you so much for your help! I really appreciate it

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