2023 Week 01 | Power BI: Use DAX to control visual display

Introduction Welcome to Workout Wednesday 2023, Power BI edition! If this is your first time joining us, we’re happy you’re here. The goal of this initiative is to help you build your Power BI skills. We provide the data and the instructions, and you build the visuals! We hope you have fun and learn a new …

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2023 Week 04 | Interactions & Custom Queries

Introduction This week we are going to continue working on our dashboard from last week. We will add some new functionality with interactions and custom queries.  Requirements Create a custom query using the dimensions from the dataset you produced in challenge 1. Use the following fields: Product Family, Type and Billing Country.  Add a Toggle Widget …

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Vertical Area Chart describing Republican and Democrat shifts in ideology

2023 Week 3 | Vertical Area Chart

Introduction Howdy All! We’re all topsy-turvey this week turning line charts on their side! ⇩ This weeks challenge was inspired by Nick Desbarats article Are Vertical Line Charts Ever a Good Idea? Can you find some other examples where vertical line charts may be a good idea? ⋟^◕ܫ◕^⋞ Happy Vizzing Requirements Power Query Obtain the voteview_polarization_data.csv …

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#WOW2023 | Week 3 | Calculating Year-On-Year Percentage Change

Introduction This week’s challenge is one I’ve been waiting to share with you. It has a bit of everything, so I hope you enjoy it! The goal is to visualize the Sales in a given year for different countries in Europe, with an indicator in the tooltip to identify whether this value has increased or …

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Area charts with layered series

2023 Week 02 | Power BI: Create layered line/area charts with labels and annotations

Introduction For our second week of Workout Wednesday 2023 Power BI Edition, we are taking inspiration from a recent Washington Post interactive story titled “See just how bad a year it was for your retirement account — and why”. The article looks at the closing price of the S&P 500, comparing the value at the …

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