# DATESQTD Function (DAX)

Returns a table that contains a column of the dates for the quarter to date, in the current context.

## Syntax

```
DATESQTD(<dates>)
```

## Parameters

Term |
Definition |

dates |
A column that contains dates. |

## Property Value/Return Value

A table containing a single column of date values.

## Remarks

Note

To understand more about how context affects the results of formulas, see Context in DAX Formulas.

The dates argument can be any of the following:

A reference to a date/time column.

A table expression that returns a single column of date/time values.

A Boolean expression that defines a single-column table of date/time values.

Note

Constraints on Boolean expressions are described in the topic, CALCULATE Function (DAX).

## Example

The following sample formula creates a measure that calculates the 'Quarterly Running Total' of the internet sales.

To see how this works, create a PivotTable and add the fields, CalendarYear, CalendarQuarter and MonthNumberOfYear to the **Row Labels** area of the PivotTable. Then add a measure, named Quarterly Running Total, using the formula defined in the code section, to the **Values** area of the PivotTable.

```
=CALCULATE(SUM(InternetSales_USD[SalesAmount_USD]), DATESQTD(DateTime[DateKey]))
```

## See Also