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PowerPivot | Power View exercise | Create a map of transactions by town/region, with drill-down
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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:
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:
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:
Here we're showing all transactions for Reading.
This will then drill-down to show all of the transactions for this town:
You can undo this to return to the previous map.
Save this workbook as Did it crash though, and close it down.