CALENDAR

Returns a table with a single column named "Date" that contains a contiguous set of dates. The range of dates is from the specified start date to the specified end date, inclusive of those two dates.

Syntax

CALENDAR(<start_date>, <end_date>)  

Parameters

Term Definition
start_date Any DAX expression that returns a datetime value.
end_date Any DAX expression that returns a datetime value.

Return value

Returns a table with a single column named "Date" containing a contiguous set of dates. The range of dates is from the specified start date to the specified end date, inclusive of those two dates.

Remarks

  • An error is returned if start_date is greater than end_date.

  • This function is not supported for use in DirectQuery mode when used in calculated columns or row-level security (RLS) rules.

Examples

The following formula returns a table with dates between January 1st, 2005 and December 31st, 2015.

= CALENDAR (DATE (2005, 1, 1), DATE (2015, 12, 31))

For a data model which includes actual sales data and future sales forecasts. The following expression returns the date table covering the range of dates in these two tables.

= CALENDAR (MINX (Sales, [Date]), MAXX (Forecast, [Date]))