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PabloGiraldo
Helper IV
Helper IV

Apply filter from two columns

Hi - 

I have two tables each containing a "Status" column. I created a pie chart with data from both tables. Now I want to create one filter with the "Status" of both tables - Open or Closed.

 

I can pick Status column from one table but not from both or i will get an error. But one Status will only filter data from respective table. See screenshot below.

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Ashish_Mathur
Super User
Super User

Hi,

You should create a third table with only 1 column which should list all unique status entries.  Then create a many to one relationship from the Status column of both tables to the status column of the third table.  To your visual, drag the Status column from the third table.

Hope this helps.


Regards,
Ashish Mathur
http://www.ashishmathur.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/excelenthusiasts/

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Ashish_Mathur
Super User
Super User

Hi,

You should create a third table with only 1 column which should list all unique status entries.  Then create a many to one relationship from the Status column of both tables to the status column of the third table.  To your visual, drag the Status column from the third table.

Hope this helps.


Regards,
Ashish Mathur
http://www.ashishmathur.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/excelenthusiasts/

Worked like charm! Thank you!

You are welcome.


Regards,
Ashish Mathur
http://www.ashishmathur.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/excelenthusiasts/
amitchandak
Super User
Super User

@PabloGiraldo , based on what I got, You have to create a common status table and join both tables with it and use that in visual/slicer  (new status)

 

Example : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bkf35Roman8

https://www.seerinteractive.com/blog/join-many-many-power-bi/

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