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POWER BI DESKTOP EXERCISES
Exercise: Create a stacked column chart and use drill-down on it
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Create a new Power BI Desktop file.
If you haven't already done so, run the SQL script in the above folder to create a database of Make-a-Mammal data. From this load the following tables:
Regular readers might experience a bit of deja vu at this point ...
Create a chart showing sales by region and family:
A chart showing total quantity sold by region, for each family. Feel free to download your own image for the background!
Now set drill-down so that when you click on a particular data point (such as the one shown in the previous diagram), you see sales data for that region's towns, and then for that particular town's shopping centres:
|Drill-down to town level||Drill-down to centre level|
Create a gauge, KPI and card to show the quantity of sales:
Set the trend axis for the KPI to be the purchase date year.
Remove drill-down, and change your settings so that clicking on a data point filters the gauge and KPI, but leaves the card unaffected:
Clicking on the bar for South-East Reptile sales updates the gauge and card, but has no effect on the centre visualisation (the card).
Save this as Beginning to love PBD, then close down this instance of Power BI Desktop.