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## Year-to-Date issue: format

Hi,

Can anyone advise on this issue?

I'm new to qlikview so I'm surely overlooking something here. :-)

`Cloture_PL:LOAD      Periode,     Scenario_2,      Scenario_3,      Montant,      [Project Code],     [Type PMO],      text([Demand ID])&'BE' as [Accounting_ID]FROM\$(vQvdFolder)Cloture_PL.qvd(qvd);`

The format in the inputfile for field Periode is 201101;201102;201103;... referring to the Year and Month.

I want to include a year to date calculation of sum(Montant) in a pivot with set analysis.

I guess the problem is that 'Periode' is not interpreted by QV as a date.

When trying functions like Date(), Makedate(), right(Periode,4) as Year, left(Periode,2) as Month I can't get out a usable date format.

And the YTD calculation results in 0...

Any help would be great!

Thanks and regards,
David

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## Year-to-Date issue: format

Hi Walters,

Check out this tutorial on YTD calculation using Set Analysis

http://community.qlik.com/qlikviews/1062

Rgrds,

Abhinava

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## Year-to-Date issue: format

Hello David,

what do you get if you use Left(Periode,4) as Year and Right( Periode,2) as Month?

Regards

sravan

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## Re: Year-to-Date issue: format

Hi Walters,

What you can do is create an Year and Month field along with a period, like in the following code and then use it for your calculation.

`Cloture_PL:LOAD      Periode,     left(Periode,4) as Year,     right(Periode,2) as Month,     Scenario_2,      Scenario_3,      Montant,      [Project Code],     [Type PMO],      text([Demand ID])&'BE' as [Accounting_ID]FROM\$(vQvdFolder)Cloture_PL.qvd (qvd);`

Rgrds,

Abhinava

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## Re: Year-to-Date issue: format

date(date#(Periode, 'YYYYMM'), 'YYYYMM') as Periode

-Rob

http://robwunderlich.com

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## Year-to-Date issue: format

Hi all,

Thanks a lot for your help!

Cloture_PL:

date(date#(Periode, 'YYYYMM'), 'YYYYMM') as Periode,

left(Periode,4) as PL.Year,

right(Periode,2) as PL.Month,

Scenario_2,

Scenario_3,

[Libellé compte],

Montant,

[Project Code],

[Type PMO],

text([Demand ID])&'BE' as [Accounting_ID]

FROM

\$(vQvdFolder)Cloture_PL.qvd

(qvd);

I'm not able to do the year to date calculation with set analysis though.

Below formula provides me with the sum per month, but not the year-to-date:

=num(Sum ({\$<PL.Year = {\$(=only(PL.Year))},PL.Month={"<=\$(=max(PL.Month))"}>}Montant))

Any ideas?

Thanks and best regards,

David

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## Re: Year-to-Date issue: format

Hi all,

Thanks a lot for your help!

`Cloture_PL:LOAD      date(date#(Periode, 'YYYYMM'), 'YYYYMM') as Periode,     left(Periode,4) as PL.Year,     right(Periode,2) as PL.Month,     Scenario_2,      Scenario_3,      [Libellé compte],      Montant,      [Project Code],     [Type PMO],      text([Demand ID])&'BE' as [Accounting_ID]FROM\$(vQvdFolder)Cloture_PL.qvd(qvd);`

I'm not able to do the year to date calculation with set analysis though.

Below formula provides me with the sum per month, but not the year-to-date:

`=num(Sum ({\$<PL.Year = {\$(=only(PL.Year))},PL.Month={"<=\$(=max(PL.Month))"}>}Montant))`

Any ideas?

Thanks and best regards,

David

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## Re: Year-to-Date issue: format

Hi Walters,

for year to date you just need to omit the month expression in the set analysis expression.

try the following code.

`=num(Sum ({\$<PL.Year = { ">=\$(=only(PL.Year))", "<=\$(MaxYear)"} >} Montant))`

where MaxYear=max(PL.Year), the maximum year value in PL.Year

PS. Remember Year to date is always calculated for the current year.

Regrds,

Abhinava

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## Re: Year-to-Date issue: format

HI David,

I see that you did not define the Variable

Let vMaxYear = max(PL.Year) in the script.

You can define in script or in the Settings-> Document Properties-> Variables

PS: I still find that that is not the only Problem.. Let me further see where the problem is.

Regards

Sravan

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## Year-to-Date issue: format

Hi Walters,

Check out this tutorial on YTD calculation using Set Analysis

http://community.qlik.com/qlikviews/1062

Rgrds,

Abhinava

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## Re: Year-to-Date issue: format

Hello everyone,

Thank you all for your help on this issue!

The issue is resolved by defining the same calendar and date variables as in above set analysis tutorial.

Then I linked the information in both PL_Cloture and Calendar with below function:

`date(date#(Periode, 'YYYYMM'), 'YYYYMM') as Periode`

Best regards,

David