Mixed date formats on visualisations

Good morning,

I have built a matrix and chart using almost identical data. The data are median prices for houses and units (flats/apartments) in various localities. The data points are quarterly and I have used the last day of each quarter for the date.

The problem, as can be seen in the attached image ,is that dates are displaying correctly on the matrix (in dd/mm/yy format) , but are displaying in a month year fomat, and the wrong month at that, in the chart. Further, the dates are showing correctly in the tooltips on the chart. I expect that the dats and format on the chart would be identical with the matrix.

Could someone please explain what is happening and provide a fix.

The file is attached (I hope)

Median Prices.pbix (770.5 KB)

Thank you

Michael Gordon

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Hello @MIchaelGordon,

Thank You for posting your query onto the Forum.

Well the date you’re seeing in the Line Chart is as per the “Continuous” type. Below is the screenshot provided for the reference -

But you can change the X-axis of the Line chart from Continuous to “Categorical”. Below is the screenshot provided for the reference -

Now, you’ll observe that Line Chart has the same date format as shown in the Matrix. Below is the screenshot provided for the reference -

Lastly, I don’t see or observe any discrepancies in the “Month Order” as you’d mentioned it as follows in your post above that they’re displaying “Wrong Month”. In the given screenshot they show correct numbers.

I’m also attaching the PBIX file of the working for the reference.

Hoping you find this useful and meets your requirements that you’ve been looking for. :slightly_smiling_face:

Thanks and Warm Regards,

Median Prices.pbix (770.8 KB)


Thank you very much - always seesm to be something simple.

Have a great weekend MG

Hello @MIchaelGordon,

You’re Welcome. :slightly_smiling_face:

I’m glad that I was able to help you.

Happy weekend to you too!!!

Thanks and Warm Regards,