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Power BI | Quick measures exercise | Quick measure filter columns
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Using the Excel file in the above folder create a table listing appointments by eye colour:
Since blue-eyed people contribute the most to my sales, I want to calculate what percentage each eye colour contributes compared to blue.
This can't be achieved with slicers (since a slicer would filter the entire table, not just one column). Instead create a quick measure filtering the data to show only figures for blue eyes:
Sadly only one filter can be applied to the column ... or can it?
This gives the No of Appointments for only blue eyes. To work out the % the other colours make up of blue, create a second measure:
Remember to change the measure type to % on the Modeling tab.
At this point we can see what the first and second measures created are producing within the table:
The best thing is being able to use a slicer (try using a hair colour slicer and looking at the results).
For fun try and create a measure which shows only blond and blue eyes.
Optionally save this as Redheads actually have more fun and close it down.