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ronman10
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Expression for colour by measure

Hi Guys,

I have 3 different measures representing my data and I am looking am looking for an expression to add different colors to my bar chart through an expression. Any help would be appreciated.

I have sales data from 2015-2018 and wanted to add growth rates over the years as a KPI. How can this be achieved through an expression? Please advice.

Regards,

Rony

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vishweshwarisun
Partner
Partner

hi

if you find the solution then close the thread .

OmarBenSalem
Partner
Partner

As a Measure (format it as %)

(sum({<Year={"$(=max(Year))"}>}YourMeasure)

-

sum({<Year={"$(=max(Year)-1)"}>}YourMeasure))

/

sum({<Year={"$(=max(Year)-1)"}>}YourMeasure)


As a label:

='Growth from '&(max(Year)-1)&' to '&(max(Year))


With that when you select 2017 for example; u'll have the growth from 2016 to 2017 and so on.


ronman10
Creator
Creator
Author

Omar,

Will the above formula work only for 2 years or more? I have data from 2015-2018.

Regards,

Rony

OmarBenSalem
Partner
Partner

What do u mean?

In ur KPI object, what do you want to have?

Exactly?

ronman10
Creator
Creator
Author

I want the kpi to show growth rate for 2016 over 2015, 2017 over 2016, 2018 over 2017 as and when the selections are applied.

OmarBenSalem
Partner
Partner

this is 3 separate measures; u can't have all 3 of them in the KPI object.

Instead;

use a bar/line/combined chart; as a dimension: Year

as a measure;the measure I've already given you.

try it and see what happens

ronman10
Creator
Creator
Author

OKay. Thanks Omar.

ronman10
Creator
Creator
Author

Hi Omar,

Which one should I be taking here?

Rony

OmarBenSalem
Partner
Partner

u're talking of this?

(sum({<Year={"$(=max(Year))"}>}YourMeasure)

-

sum({<Year={"$(=max(Year)-1)"}>}YourMeasure))

/

sum({<Year={"$(=max(Year)-1)"}>}YourMeasure)


As a label:

='Growth from '&(max(Year)-1)&' to '&(max(Year))