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Power BI | Quick measures exercise | Changing and unchanging totals
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Use the above file to create a table holding the total RuntTimeMinutes for each Certificate:
The total at the bottom is the grand total for all Certificates without any filtering. Future comparisons need to be made against that value.
As soon as a slicer or filter is added that total will be modified. To prevent that from happening create a quick measure:
This measure will come in handy when comparing sales to total sales.
Now create a second measure dividing the RunTimeMinutes by the new total measure that was created. Add both to the table visual:
Make sure the column names are explicit - you don't want report consumers to make false assumptions!
Repeat this process for Total for category (filters applied) and then apply a filter excluding certificate U:
Together quick measures and filters allow a huge range of calculations.
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