Power BI | Charts exercise | Create a tree map as a slicer, and a column chart of films

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Software ==> Power BI  (88 exercises)
Version ==> Latest update
Topic ==> Charts  (10 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
Courses ==> Introduction to Power BI  /  Fast track Power BI/DAX
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Open the Power BI report in the above folder.  It contains three tables, giving films, their directors and their genres.

Create a tree map visual based on the table of genres:

Tree map

The trick to getting the rectangles the same size is shown below.

The field well for the tree map should look like this:

Field well for tree map

By adding the Genre field to the Group and Values sections you ensure that each tree map rectangle is the same size.

 

Add a column chart showing the length of each film, and get this to be filtered when you click on a genre.  Here's what you should see, for example, when you click on the Sports genre in the tree map visual:

Column chart

To keep you busy, you'll need to set conditional formatting and axis titles, and make sure that the sorting is correct.

Save this report as Treemendous, then close it down.

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