Power BI | Bookmarks exercise | Bookmark pop ups

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Software ==> Power BI  (88 exercises)
Version ==> Latest update
Topic ==> Bookmarks  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Courses ==> Fast track Power BI/DAX  /  Advanced Power BI
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Open the pbix file in the above folder. This file contains some calculations and a slicer:

Power BI Bookmarks

The aim of this exercise is to add a pop-up to explain how to use the slicer.

The easiest way to do this would be using a bookmark, saving the visibility of a textbox, shape and image:

Bookmarks Selected visuals

Attach this to a suitable button positioned on the slicer. The help button is good for adding instructions, while the little x is a blank button.

Setting up the hidden side is a bit trickier (and is impossible without using the Selection Pane, which can be turned on via the View tab):

Pop-up bookmarks

You can use the Selection Pane to turn the visibility of visuals on or off: just click the eye symbol next to each. You can rename a visual by changing its title.

Attach this bookmark to the x button on the pop-up. Repeat the process to add information buttons next to the columns in the table:

Bookmark pops ups

This isn't limited to text boxes. It is possible to have buttons switching chart types, playing music, visiting hyperlinks and loads more!

Optionally save this as Pop up and say hi and close it down.

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