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bschmiedeler
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How do I return values from a selected row in a table?

I have a data table called "Goals" in a Power BI Report. A manager is going to put in data for different Businesses (see below).

 

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Each row will have the primary key for the business and then a bunch of attributes, including name, and all the other columns are goals that the business has. So Business 1 has committed to having 1000 trips, for example. This is just something that the manager sees and has to enter manually.

 

There is a different worksheet with a dropdown (slicer is what I used) where businesses can choose their business.

 

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When a business is chosen my programming needs to do the following:

 

Refer back to the table above and "grab" the values for each goal (like Trips).

Run an SQL over the Trips table that will pass in the key (Business ID) and count how many trips were actually completed.

 

From these two numbers I want two vertical bars, one for goal and one for actual. 

 

Iterate for every goal.

 

I have no idea even where to start on this one.

 

Thanks!

 

 

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My post got mangled, half the text and two pictures were lost. I have updated it.

Hi @bschmiedeler , 

I am not clear about your requirement, if possible could you please inform me more detailed information(such as your expected output and your sample data (by OneDrive for Business))? Then I will help you more correctly.

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Thanks for your understanding and support.
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Zoe Zhi

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

 

I am not comfortable putting any data in OneDrive. Let me try to describe the problem in a more simplified manner.

 

My company has 3 ice cream shops. We have an SQL table that will keep track of how many cups and cones are sold this season.

 

Name         Cups  Cones

MidtownXY
UpperEastZW
SuburbanUQ

 

I have agreed with each manager what their goals should be for this season, in the table below. This data is going to be just entered into a table in PowerBI or in an SQL table.

 

Name          Cups  Cones

Midtown400600
UpperEast800780
Suburban9001100

 

I want to construct a PowerBI sheet where I can choose one of the three names and then construct a chart showing for each metric (Cups and Cones in this example) the goal and how close to the goal the shop is. As we go through the season I can keep track of how the shops are doing. I would like to use something like a gauge chart to do this.

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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