Power BI | Filtering data exercise | Filter a list of popular websites and apply a slicer

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Software ==> Power BI  (111 exercises)
Version ==> Latest update
Topic ==> Filtering data  (9 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Subject ==> Power BI training
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Open the Power BI report in the above folder - it contains a list of the most popular websites in the world as of the start of 2019 (ish).

Apply a filter to your matrix so that it misses out any categories containing the text porn (this is a family-oriented course, after all).

Number of sites

The number of sites should fall from 69 (the number shown in the default Wikipedia dataset) to 63.


Create a slicer allowing someone to choose a continent:

Continent slicer

What you should see if you choose Europe.

Curious to know which those 8 Internet services and products sites are for Europe?  Right-click on the number 8 to find out:

Showing underlying table

You may be disappointed by the Europeanness of the sites when you see the underlying data ...


Save this report as Filtered list, then close it down.

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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