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Power BI | Basic reports exercise | Creating a Matrix within Power Bi Desktop
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Using the Age specific Genres.xlsx file in the above folder create a matrix showing the Count of films by Certificate rating and Genre:
Your matrix will have all the certificates listed.
Notice how the certificates are in alphabetical order? CertificateID is in a more sensible order; use this to reorder the Certificate column:
Sometimes the only way to get the order you want is to create a calculated column or separate table with a numbering system!
You now have a more familiar order:
Apparently the Action genre is too scary for young kids?
Lastly, to make the report a little more interesting add the images found in the above folder to the page like this:
Feel free to use a more interesting background colour.
Optionally save this report as Still a better matrix than reloaded.pbix and close it down.