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miguelflores
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Sorting Data Manually

Hi!

 

How do I sort a stacked bar chart by age group in ascending order? 

From Below 18 Years old to 65+ Years old?

Capture.PNG

 

Thanks!

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@miguelflores

I take it you've created those "Bins" with a conditional column

I'm calling this column Category in the image below

Then I use it to create another Column called Custom Sort which we'll use to sort the Bars

See image below - let me know if you have any questions...

Query Editor - Sort By Column.gif

Hope this helps! Smiley Happy

 

EDIT: I've used the Query Editor for both columns

but you can use SWITCH statements (nested IFs) to get the same results with DAX created columns! Smiley Happy

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Sean
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Click the ellipses ... in the top right corner of the Visual - Sort By

I already tried it but the result looks like this:


Capture.PNG

 

In my mind it shoutd be:

Below 18 Years Old

18-24 Years Old

25-34 Years Old

35-44 Years Old

45-54 Years Old

55-64 Years Old

65+ Years Old

 

is there a way to manually sort it?

 

Thanks!

@miguelflores

I take it you've created those "Bins" with a conditional column

I'm calling this column Category in the image below

Then I use it to create another Column called Custom Sort which we'll use to sort the Bars

See image below - let me know if you have any questions...

Query Editor - Sort By Column.gif

Hope this helps! Smiley Happy

 

EDIT: I've used the Query Editor for both columns

but you can use SWITCH statements (nested IFs) to get the same results with DAX created columns! Smiley Happy

Thanks! I got it! 🙂

 

What books do you recommend in using the powerbi more effectively and efficiently? 

@miguelflores

 

You need to do something like

this:

 

 




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Thanks!

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