Dynamically change the format of values in Power BI

Can you change the format of a measure or a value in Power BI dynamically? Is it possible to set a value to be a percentage sometimes, and sometimes to be a currency? can you change the currency format? The answer to all these questions is yes. In this short blog, I am going to Read more about Dynamically change the format of values in Power BI[…]

Ranking Chart in power BI Desktop Using Charticulator

Regarding using Charticulator for creating custom visuals, I come across one of the visuals in the Charticulator gallery and I decided to follow it up to see how it created. So I manage to create a dataset that has ranking, name and amount. https://charticulator.com/gallery/co2_emission_ranking.html In this example, I am using Carbon dioxide emission data for Read more about Ranking Chart in power BI Desktop Using Charticulator[…]

Stop DAX Cumulative Total Calculation in Power BI

Did it happen to you that you have calculated a cumulative total (such as running total, or year to date, etc) either using the quick measures or by writing the DAX expression yourself, and then realizing that the calculation happens even for the periods without any real data? For example, you want to stop that Read more about Stop DAX Cumulative Total Calculation in Power BI[…]

DAX Measure in the Axis of the Power BI Report

If you even need to show your DAX measures in a chart without a dimension to slice and dice it, you won’t get a great experience in the visual. In this blog post, I’ll share a trick that you can use to have a nice visualization like what you see in the above screenshot. How Read more about DAX Measure in the Axis of the Power BI Report[…]

Generating Row Number in Power BI Visualization Using DAX

I have previously explained how to generate a row-number using Power Query. That method is good for pre-calculating row-numbers in the table. However, sometimes, you want to calculate the row number in a visual, based on something dynamic. That is where DAX comes handy. Let’s see how this is possible. Sample model I have a Read more about Generating Row Number in Power BI Visualization Using DAX[…]

Q&A Visual – Define an Adjective for a Column

In the last post, I have explained how to work with Q&A visual . There is a way to define terms for the Q&N visual. There are two main terms Adjective Define an explanation for a column using a Measure. We able to define a measure as adjective for each columns of data. Columns Define Read more about Q&A Visual – Define an Adjective for a Column[…]

Relative Date Slicer in Power BI; Simple, yet Powerful

If you are using a date slicer in your Power BI report, a relative date slicer is one of the options to consider for sure. This is a very simple type of slicer to use, but very effective in terms of options that it provides for the user to slice and dice the data. Let’s Read more about Relative Date Slicer in Power BI; Simple, yet Powerful[…]

Search for All the Texts in Power BI Table Visual with the First Three Characters Selected in the Slicer

Yesterday, I published a post about having a slicer that filters the rows in a table visual in Power BI that contains the characters from that slicer. A friend asked me what if we want to search for the first few characters? that means selecting the first character, then seeing all the possible second characters, Read more about Search for All the Texts in Power BI Table Visual with the First Three Characters Selected in the Slicer[…]

Search in Power BI Table Visual Using a Slicer For Contains Character Criteria

If you have a lot of text in a table visual in Power BI and want to search to find all texts with a specific character in it, I have a solution for you. You can have an alphabet slicer and use it to filter the table visual, the trick is to combine it with Read more about Search in Power BI Table Visual Using a Slicer For Contains Character Criteria[…]

Page Navigation Buttons in Power BI

Previously, to create page navigation in Power BI, you needed to create bookmarks, and buttons to action to that bookmark. However, recently, in the last version of Power BI Desktop, the ability to easily navigate to other pages using Buttons in announced. In this short article, I’ll explain how you can use this approach to Read more about Page Navigation Buttons in Power BI[…]