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Anonymous
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Conditional Formatting in table by field value

Hello,

 

I am not sure if I misunderstood the Microsoft Document (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/desktop-conditional-table-formatting), which says it can be a measure. If it means the terminology "Measure" in Power BI, I don't have the luck to get this to work on a "Measure", which is preferred from my point of view, instead of creating calculated column. Did anyone succeed in using a "Measure"? My experience is it is simply not selectable.

Color formatting by field value

You can use a measure or a column that specifics a color, either using a text value or a hex code, to apply that color to the background of font color of a table or matrix visual. You can also create custom logic for a given field, and have that logic apply the desired color to the font or background.

 

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v-frfei-msft
Community Support
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Hi @Anonymous ,

 

One sample for your reference. Please check the following steps as below.

 

1. Create a measure as below.

Measure = 
VAR a =
    SUM ( 'Table'[value] )
RETURN
    SWITCH ( TRUE (), a <= 12, "#143DFF", a <= 14, "#FD09DE", "#DE8F12" )

2. Format the visual by thea measure as below.

 

Capture.PNG

 

Community Support Team _ Frank
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goodlyon99
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The dropdown menu did not allow me to add this measure. 

v-frfei-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Anonymous ,

 

One sample for your reference. Please check the following steps as below.

 

1. Create a measure as below.

Measure = 
VAR a =
    SUM ( 'Table'[value] )
RETURN
    SWITCH ( TRUE (), a <= 12, "#143DFF", a <= 14, "#FD09DE", "#DE8F12" )

2. Format the visual by thea measure as below.

 

Capture.PNG

 

Community Support Team _ Frank
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the others find it more quickly.
Anonymous
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Thanks. The dropdown menu didn't show up the measure at the begining until I draged and dropped the measure to the visual then it was able to locate it. Of course I then dropped the unwanted measure later. It's a bit strange as I don't have to perform the additonal step to find the measure.

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