Power BI: show the amount of a specific value when selected in a column chart

To show the amount of a specific selected value, I have different options. Based on what I want to do, I will use one of them. This DAX formula shows only the value of the specific selected object, it will not show the total or if I select more than one:


To see the result, first I will create a measure by clicking on “home -> new measure” and put the formula. Secondly, I will create a “card” in the visualization and in the “fields”, I put the “measure”.

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This one will display the same result, the difference is that there is a variable that I can define for a particular object if I want:

var qrtsel=SELECTEDVALUE('table'[argument1])
return CALCULATE(SUM('table'[argument2]),FILTER('table','table'[argument1]=qrtsel))

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In this example, I only show 1 chart but imagine that I have 2 charts, one with “axis = quarter” ('trend'[Quarter]) and the other one with “axis = month” ('trend'[Month]). If I select something in the month chart, it will not interfere with the quarter one.

This DAX formula will show the value no matter what I will select or not:


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