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Power BI | Filtering data exercise | Import sightings of whales, and create a slicer and chart
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Create a new Power BI Desktop file, and load into it sightings of whales and porpoises from the Whale and Dolphin Trust. You can use the link on this page.
if you haven't got an Internet connection, or want to ensure you see exactly the results in this exercise, load data from the CSV file in the above folder instead.
Create a slicer based on the data allowing you to choose the species sighted:
This slicer has horizontal orientation (although you can probably see that yourself).
Now add a chart comparing sightings by month, but restrict this by choosing the slicer species shown:
Apply a filter to your visualisation so that it omits any sightings by people called Jan.
Save this workbook as Sense of porpoise, then close down the Power BI instance containing it.