DateTime.IsInPreviousMinute is a Power Query M function that indicates whether the provided date(time) value occurs during the previous minute. The function returns true if the value occurs in the previous minute, otherwise false.

Compatible with: Power BI Service Power BI Desktop Excel Microsoft 365


DateTime.IsInPreviousMinute( dateTime as any ) as nullable logical


Indicates whether the given datetime value dateTime occurs during the previous minute, as determined by the current date and time on the system. Note that this function will return false when passed a value that occurs within the current minute.

  • dateTime: A datetime, or datetimezone value to be evaluated.


Determine if the minute before the current system time is in the previous minute.

// Output: true
DateTime.IsInPreviousMinute( DateTime.FixedLocalNow() - #duration( 0, 0, 1, 0 ) )

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