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POWER BI EXERCISES
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- Using other data sources (1)
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- The CALCULATE function (15)
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- Date functions (10)
- Hierarchies (2)
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- Power View (4)
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PowerPivot | Power View exercise | Create a map of transactions by town, and play it over time
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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.
Use Power Map (not Power View maps) to create a map showing the number of transactions per town, applying a filter to show only towns starting with D):
The towns whose names start with D.
Now add the calendar date field to the TIME section of the map, and set the video options as shown below:
Each chart will stay where it is until the next day's data replaces it.
Run this video: the effect should be pleasing, if somewhat pointless!
Save this workbook as Town planning, then close it down.