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Helper V

Blank Rows in Matrix still showing up


So I have a visual with multiple measures created and I've implemented a method to hide and show the measures based on a measure selector, based on the following youtube -->


Each measure has the following Logic:
Measure = 
VAR LogicTest = 
Measures[Selection] = "Measure1"

)) = 1

      LogicTest, [Sum of Measure 1],BLANK()


Unlike the video, I wanted it done in a matrix. The problem is while the value of the measure goes blank, the measure name in the matrix sticks around so there's just a whole row of blanks. Is there a way to implement this so the whole row is blank? 
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So the first is with all measures selected so it shows both Measure 1 & 2, the second is with only measure 2 selected. Ideally if I have Measure 2 selected, then the row for Measure 1 should be completely blank not just the values.



Super User
Super User

@id013 are you using shows on rows in Matrix visual or measure 1 and measure 2 are actual columns from the disconnected tables?

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Yes I'm using show on  rows. However I've found that it is blank whether I use on rows or not. Measure 1 and Measure are created measures.


So I tried a different way to do this, instead for I'm calculating the measure as follows: 


=SWITCH(SELECTEDVALUE(measures[selection]),"Measure1",[Sum of Measure 1],"Measure 2",[Sum of Measure 2], BLANK())
This behaves in the manner that I want where 1) any blank rows don't show up and 2) All the measures are grouped under the Year like the following:
Store1Measure1 Measure2Measure1 Measure2
Store2Measure1 Measure2Measure1 Measure2
Store3Measure1 Measure2Measure1 Measure2


The only Issue I have now is the the total row at the bottom doesn't total anything up for the selected measures. Is there any way to do this with the total row actually working?



Hi @id013 

Is your issue that the total row in your matrix show nothing if you use the new measure?

I build a sample to have a test, and my result show totals well.


I think this may be caused by your measures, [Sum of Measure1] and [Sum of Measure2].

You can try to add only [Sum of Measure1] or [Sum of Measure2] into value field in your matrix and check whether these two measures will return total correctly.

You can try to sum your measure, and normally the total row will return corret result.

For example:

Sum [measure1] = sumx(Table, [Sum of Measure1])

If this reply still couldn't help you solve your problem, please share a sample with me by your Onedrive for Business.


Best Regards,

Rico Zhou


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