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Posted by Andy Brown on 04 January 2018
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Creating a chart based upon the transformed data
This blog assumes that you know how to use Power BI Desktop, and just gives the summary steps to follow to create our chart. First choose the stacked column visual:
Choose this visual.
Choose fields to show in your chart:
Either drag the fields into the field well, or select them in the list.
You should now be looking at a chart like this:
A basic stacked column chart.
I then changed the Legend and Title properties, among others:
|Legend properties||Title properties|
I've also added a Y axis title and a border to the visual to get the final chart:
The final chart, in all its glory!
A final thought: if you could only get your IT people to provide the data in its raw form, you wouldn't have to unpivot it!