DateCompare

EAZYBI Returns -1 if first date is less than second date, 1 if first date is greater than second date, and 0 if dates are equal..

Syntax

DateCompare(date, date_to_compare)

Arguments

date
MDX expression that returns date
date_to_compare
MDX expression that returns date

You can use also a string expression, that can be parsed with DateParse, as any date argument.

Examples

DateCompare([Issue].CurrentMember.get('Due date'), "Today")

The formula will return -1 if due date of the issue is before Today, 0 if an issue is due Today, and 1 if an issue due date is after Today. See example report Issues due and overdue in our demo account. The calculated measure Issues due in time uses the formula above to check if issue is not due yet and a similar comparison with resolution date for resolved issues before due date.

See also