PowerPivot | Power View exercise | Create a map of transactions by town/region, with drill-down

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Software ==> PowerPivot  (75 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2013 and later
Topic ==> Power View  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Power BI training
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If you haven't already done so, run the SQL script in the above folder (copying and commercial use prohibited) to generate a database called MAM.  Also if you haven't already done so, run the spCreateCalendarTable stored procedure to create a calendar table.

Create a new workbook, and within this import the following tables:

Tables needed

The tables needed for our data model.

In these tables, create two new columns as shown called Region and Town, to give region and town names with a UK suffix.

Now use these two new columns to create the following map (in Power View, not Power Map), showing the number of transactions by town and region:

Transactions by town and region

The Region field is the vertical multiple, and we've applied a filter to show only towns having 5 or more stores.

Add the Town field to the Locations column so that you can double-click on a slice:

Reading transactions

Here we're showing all transactions for Reading.


This will then drill-down to show all of the transactions for this town:

Transactions for Reading - drill-down

You can undo this to return to the previous map.

Save this workbook as Did it crash though, and close it down. 

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