Power BI | Bookmarks exercise | Dynamic chart using bookmarks and drill-down

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You can learn how to do this exercise on the relevant Wise Owl classroom training course (sadly for the moment only in the UK).

Software ==> Power BI  (92 exercises)
Version ==> Latest update
Topic ==> Bookmarks  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
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The aim of this exercise is to use the Excel file in the above folder to create a single chart which can represent multiple different columns on the X axis. Here are some examples you could do - don't do them all!

Power BI Bookmarks Drilldown

Sadly this doesn't work for the Y axis; a separate chart would be required for that.

See below for some hints on how you can create bookmarks to get this working.

The trick is to change the drill-down applied and have all the columns under the Category in the field well. Then create a series of bookmarks, one for each level:

Bookmarks drilldown power bi

Use the two down arrows to switch between the Category columns, ignoring the other levels completely.

Make sure to have Data ticked when you create the bookmark to save the drill-down.

Optionally save this as Dynamic chart bookmarks, then close it down.

You can unzip this file to see the answers to this exercise, although please remember this is for your personal use only.
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