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Power BI Desktop | Drill-through and bookmarks exercise | A Game of Bookmarks
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Try and create a report which allows the user to see different Game of Thrones characters based on how long they appeared in the film:
Choosing an importance level and clicking yes will ...
The categories are completely arbitrary and in no way reflect the current state of a character. So no spoilers ahead!
... take users to a hidden page, showing characters of that importance.
In the folder above is a csv file called Game of Screen time. When creating the bookmark for Screen time make sure to un-tick Data:
If you leave Data ticked then Power BI Desktop will save the current data state of the page. Leaving it unticked means slicers can carry over.
Attach the bookmark to the YES image found in the folder above. Now create a synced slicer which is hidden on the Screen time page but visible on the Home page.
If you left Data ticked then your synced slicer won't have any affect on the bookmark!
Now for the NO button. We will present a disapproving message! Create a bookmark that brings up the Scary Image on the Home page when a user clicks NO:
Choose Selected visuals and only highlight the Scary Image icon when creating the bookmark.
Attach the new bookmark to the NO button. Create a final bookmark for the Home Page where the Scary image is hidden.
This time choose All visuals as we want to save the state of the entire page. Link this bookmark to Scary Image.
Now when you click YES we see the hidden page filtered by the Importance slicer. Clicking NO gives a blood curdling image:
Thankfully clicking on the image will return use to the Home page and to (relative) safety.
Create a back button on the Screen time page to come full circle. Optionally save this file as Game of Screen time, then close it down.