Power BI | Filtering data exercise | Import 2015-2016 crime data and set up linked slicers

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Software ==> Power BI  (111 exercises)
Version ==> Latest update
Topic ==> Filtering data  (9 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
Subject ==> Power BI training
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Create a new Power BI Desktop file, and import into it the 2015/16 crime statistics in the Excel workbook in the above folder (you can see where the data came from at this page, although there are a lot of datasets to choose from there!).

Delete columns in Query Editor so that you're left with these ones:

Crime data

The only columns you'll need for this exercise.

Now create a text box, 3 slicers and a chart to compare the number of crimes for any type of offence across the police forces of England and Wales:

Offence group chart

You'll need to make sure child slicers don't affect parent ones, as well as applying colour saturation.

Save this as Set fire to the brain, and close down your current instance of Power BI Desktop.

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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