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charlie77
Helper II
Helper II

How to use the result of a slicer in a new column

Hi

I have a data table with three columns with headings of "A", "B", and "C", respectively, and a slicer with "A", "B" and "C" three options. I wish to create a forth column which deplicates "A", "B", or "C" depending on the selection of the slicer e.g. if select "A" in the slicer, the 4th column of the table will be a duplication of column "A". Is there anyone who could provide a solution?

 

Many thanks

Charlie77

 

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v-eqin-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @charlie77 ,

According to my understand, the calculated column could not be dynamical ,so use the following measure instead:

 

duplication =
SWITCH (
    SELECTEDVALUE ( ForSlicer[SlicerValue] ),
    "A", MAX ( 'DuplicationTable'[A] ),
    "B", MAX ( 'DuplicationTable'[B] ),
    "C", MAX ( 'DuplicationTable'[C] )
)

9.9.3.1.png

Did I answer your question ? Please mark my reply as solution. Thank you very much.

If not, please upload some insensitive data samples and expected output.

 

Best Regards,

Eyelyn Qin

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v-eqin-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @charlie77 ,

According to my understand, the calculated column could not be dynamical ,so use the following measure instead:

 

duplication =
SWITCH (
    SELECTEDVALUE ( ForSlicer[SlicerValue] ),
    "A", MAX ( 'DuplicationTable'[A] ),
    "B", MAX ( 'DuplicationTable'[B] ),
    "C", MAX ( 'DuplicationTable'[C] )
)

9.9.3.1.png

Did I answer your question ? Please mark my reply as solution. Thank you very much.

If not, please upload some insensitive data samples and expected output.

 

Best Regards,

Eyelyn Qin

Hi Eyelyn

Thank you so much for the ingenious solution. Yes, it's exactly what I wanted. 

Thanks again. 

Charlie77

amitchandak
Super User
Super User

@charlie77 , The information you have provided is not making the problem clear to me. Can you please explain with an example.

Check if these can help

 

measure slicer
https://radacad.com/change-the-column-or-measure-value-in-a-power-bi-visual-by-selection-of-the-slic...
https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/Slicer-MTD-QTD-YTD-to-filter-dates-using-the-slicer/td-p/50...


Dynamically change chart axis in Power BI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jeSIRpjv0M
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlnx7QUVYME

 

 


Appreciate your Kudos.


 

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