Month: December 2022

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2022 Week 52 | Power BI: Image Carousel

Introduction “Hot days, warm nights, beaches, backyard cricket and Christmas¬†celebrations are all part of summer in the Southern Hemisphere.” This week we will be connecting to a public flickr photo gallery from the State Library of South Australia, to create an image carousel using a custom visual from AppSource. Requirements Power Query Connect to the …

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#WOW2022 | Week 52 | Can you create a waffle chart?

Introduction What a year 2022 has been! For the last challenge of 2022 we’ll build some waffle charts showing % of sales by segment. Even though I knew the general principle of waffle charts, it was some good practice for me making this one. Hopefully it’ll be some helpful practice for you all as well.¬† …

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2022 Week 51 | Titles of Christmas Movies

Introduction Me and my family love sitting down and watching Christmas movies during the holiday season! In this challenge we are going to be breaking down the words used in Christmas movie titles. Check out the word cloud that we are going to be creating below! Requirements Power Query In order to get this data …

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#WOW2022 Week 51: Let’s show quarterly sales with end-user flexibility

Introduction I recently had this type of request at work – stop me if you’ve heard this before. We need to show the trend of [single or multiple measures] and we want to see it by these specific dimensions. Oh! And we also need to be able to filter by the same dimensions as well… …

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#WOW2022 | Week 50 | Interactive Proportional Brushing

Introduction This is my last challenge of the year and what better way to round things off than with everyone’s favourite chart – the bar chart – but let’s make it “sexy”. Bar charts may be simple but when you combine them with some interactive highlighting and sorting you can create something quite dynamic which …

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2022 Week 50 | Power BI: Santa Training Game

Introduction Every year, Santa needs to prepare for Christmas day. There are so many gifts and so many children but also so little time. This means Santa often has to hurl gifts across long distances to save vital time. For this week’s challenge, we are creating a training game for Santa where he can set …

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2022 – WEEK 49: Can you make a pie chart?

Introduction This challenge you are to recreate a pie chart with some interesting formatting. Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Use Segment and Sales to divide the pie slices. Have a thin solid exterior with Segment labels on the outside. Have white space between the edge and the interior of the pie. Have a …

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