ALL SOFTWARE EXERCISES
- EXERCISES HOME PAGE (893)
- Access 2010 (66)
- Access VBA Macros (17)
- Advanced VBA (29)
- DAX (0)
- Excel (0)
- Excel 2010 (83)
- Excel 2013 (10)
- Excel 2016 (0)
- Excel VBA Macros (37)
- Power BI - Excel 2013 (25)
- Power BI - Excel 2016 (24)
- Power BI Desktop (26)
- PowerPivot 2010 (26)
- Report Builder (42)
- SQL (192)
- SSAS - multidimensional (21)
- SSAS - tabular (29)
- SSIS Integration Services (40)
- SSRS 2012 (53)
- SSRS 2016 (43)
- Visual Basic (45)
- Visual C Sharp (65)
- WPF - Visual C# (20)
POWERPIVOT 2010 EXERCISES
Exercise: Rank total sales using the RANKX function
This exercise is provided to allow potential course delegates to choose the correct Wise Owl Microsoft training course, and may not be reproduced in whole or in part in any format without the prior written consent of Wise Owl.
The answer to the exercise will be included and explained if you attend the course listed below!
You need a minimum screen resolution of about 700 pixels width to see our exercises. This is because they contain diagrams and tables which would not be viewable easily on a mobile phone or small laptop. Please use a larger tablet, notebook or desktop computer, or change your screen resolution settings.
If you've just created a workbook called Four legs good, open this up; otherwise, you'll need to create a new data model. You may first need to run the script in the above folder to generate the MAM database (not for commercial use or copying).
The aim of this exercise is to create the following pivot table:
This diagram, for example, shows that the species with the most sales in East Anglia was Mammal.
To do this, first add a new measure to the transactions table giving the total quantity of goods sold:
What you should have so far ...
Now add another measure to get the required ranking.
Don't forget to rank over all(Species), so that PowerPivot will compare the total sales for each filter context to the set of totals for all species.
Save this workbook as Two stats better, and close it down.