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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


DateTime.IsInPreviousMinute indicates whether the given dateTime argument (which can be of type datetime or datetimezone) occurs during the previous minute, as determined by the current date and time on the system. This function will return false for a value within the current minute.


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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