WISE OWL EXERCISES
POWER BI EXERCISES
DAX | The VALUES function exercise | Allow a user to choose the units when displaying film finances
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Open the Power BI file in the above folder - you should see this table:
Average box office takings, budget and profit by film certificate.
Use the following menu option to import the Units worksheet from the above folder:
Choose to import data from Excel.
Create a slicer allowing you to choose which unit you want to use:
A basic slicer - feel free to pimp yours, should you so wish.
Use the HASONEVALUE function (among others!) to create 3 measures showing the average box office takings, budget and profit for the unit chosen:
Here we've chosen $m as our unit, so all of the figures are divided by 1000000. If you don't choose a unit in your slicer your measures should all return blank, since you don't know what divisor to use.
Still got time? Add a measure called Title (and a card to display it) to show different titles according to whether or not you have chosen a unit:
|Unit chosen||No unit chosen|
Save this file as Whew, then close it down.