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select dynamic input for a graph

Hello All,

I have a table containing transaction data for multiple quarters (which can be identified by a transaction date associate with it). I want to create a graph comparing any 2 quarters in the data but I want to give user a choice to select the quarters to compare may be using radio buttons. How do I go about this? I couldn't find an example which will help me to implement such a functionality.

Thanks

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sunny_talwar

Does this look like something you are trying to do? (PFA)

Best,

Sunny

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sunny_talwar

What would be the dimension you would be comparing them on? is it going to be quarter or some other dimension like country, state, etc..

Best,

Sunny

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my dimension will be product ID and one of the graphs will be comparing the sales per quarter another will be change in price.

sunny_talwar

You can try to employ the concept of alternate states. Take a peek at the attached sample.

Best,

Sunny

buzzy996
Master II
Master II

try this way,sample attached.

u have to create 2 variables,

List box: Variable1--define listed values in list box(in ur case Q1,Q2,Q3,Q4)

List box: Variable2--define listed values in list box(in ur case Q1,Q2,Q3,Q4) (SAME VALUES)


use those variables in ur expressions,to render dynamic values from ur selections

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Hi Siva,

thanks for this example, it is very close to what I want. Defining 2 variables and using them to change the input is something I was looking for! Now, I am trying a plot a graph for change in mVal by pVal as seen in attached example. i had the exact same graph before I started implementing the dynamic selection but for some reason I couldn't get this to work using the dynamic drop down for quarter selection. Any thoughts?

sunny_talwar

Does this look like something you are trying to do? (PFA)

Best,

Sunny

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buzzy996
Master II
Master II

see attached and let us know,if u need any changes..,the problem with  expression,i just replaced sunny exp here.

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Edi: NVM it worked!

Hi Sunny,

This worked perfectly! Now one more question for the calculated dimension -

=Sum({<Quarter = {'$(vQuarter1)'}>}MValue) - Sum({<Quarter = {'$(vQuarter2)'}>}MValue)

For the above expression can I add one more set expression (Year) as follows:

=Sum({<Quarter = {'$(vYear1)'}>}{<Quarter = {'$(vQuarter1)'}>}MValue) - Sum({<Quarter = {'$(vYear2)'}>}{<Quarter = {'$(vQuarter2)'}>}MValue)

sunny_talwar

How can Quarter be equal to year? What exactly are you trying to do? Would you be able to give an example?