Power BI | Quick measures exercise | Dynamic header cards

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Software ==> Power BI  (88 exercises)
Version ==> Latest update
Topic ==> Quick measures  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Course ==> Advanced Power BI
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Using the Excel file in the above folder create a chart, a slicer and apply a page filter. The results should look something like this:

Quick measure

Wouldn't it be nice to have a message box saying which filters have been applied?

From the Home tab choose Quick Measure, then from the bottom of the list choose Concatenated list of values:

Power BI Dynamic header

All the values in the Field column will be concatenated.  The Number of values before truncation box indicates how many are listed before returning etc.

Repeat this for all the columns you have used for filtering, and then insert the newly created measures into cards:

Power BI Dynamic Headers

What would be slightly nicer is having them in one card together, but there isn't a quick measure to do this.

From the Home tab choose New measure and concatenate the two previously created measures together:

Power BI Measure

The UNICHAR(10) returns a line break, so the filters will be listed on two lines.

Put this in to a card to create your new dynamic title:

Power BI Dynamic Title

Try using this technique with Parameters and also with Drill through to make truly intuitive titles.

Optionally save this as Helpful headlines and close it down.

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