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Anonymous
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Line and stacked column chart: Hide series in legend when all blank values.

I have a Line and stacked column chart with 1 column series and 4 line series.

When one of the line series measures returns all blanks, there is no line visible - good, that is what I want.

But I also want the line series to not appear in the legend when there is no line visible.

How can I achieve this?

 

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v-yanjiang-msft
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Hi @Anonymous ,

By my test, I'm afraid you can't do it directly. Here's the workaround.

1.Create a card visual, then create a measure like below, put the measure in it and turn off the category label.

 

Card = ""

 

vkalyjmsft_0-1655709375377.png

2.Create a color measure.

 

Color =
VAR _V =
    IF ( MAX ( 'Table'[Column5] ) = BLANK (), 1, 0 )
RETURN
    "RGBA(255, 255, 255, " & _V & ")"

 

3. Use the color measure in the card background color conditional formatting like this.

vkalyjmsft_1-1655709611212.png

 

vkalyjmsft_2-1655709628679.png

4.Put the card visual on top of the Column5.

vkalyjmsft_4-1655710323360.png

When there is blank of Column5, it display like this:

 

vkalyjmsft_3-1655710289630.png

When there're values in Column5, it will appear.

vkalyjmsft_5-1655710407427.png

I attach my sample below for reference.

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ kalyj

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Anonymous
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@v-yanjiang-msft thanks for the suggestion. I already know how to use this "rectangle color background to show/hide visuals" method. It would work in the case there is one legend entry to hide, but in my case I have two legend entries to hide. Hiding them would leave the remaining visible legend entries misaligned with a gap in between. 

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