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dawoodrana99
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Dax query for making slicer with column name

Hi Everyone,

I wanted to create a slicer based on column name
I have created a visual based on two column 2021 and 2022 data, but I want a slicer name "2021" and "2022"
And when I click on 2021, it show visual values of 2021 Light Blue one and same for 2022 Dark Blue one
And If I don't click on anyone of slicer it shows the following

Thank you

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tamerj1
Super User
Super User

@dawoodrana99 

There are two methods. 


First one which I recommend is to edit the code of the table in a way that makes it unpivoted.

 

The 2nd solution is to create a new unpivoted calculated table using dax (refer to following code). However, this code shall provide an idea on how to edit the code of the original table

NewTable =
UNION (
    SELECTCOLUMNS (
        OldTable,
        "Category", OldTable[Category],
        "Year", 2021,
        "Total", OldTable[Total 2021]
    ),
    SELECTCOLUMNS (
        OldTable,
        "Category", OldTable[Category],
        "Year", 2022,
        "Total", OldTable[Total 2022]
    )
)

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tamerj1
Super User
Super User

@dawoodrana99 

There are two methods. 


First one which I recommend is to edit the code of the table in a way that makes it unpivoted.

 

The 2nd solution is to create a new unpivoted calculated table using dax (refer to following code). However, this code shall provide an idea on how to edit the code of the original table

NewTable =
UNION (
    SELECTCOLUMNS (
        OldTable,
        "Category", OldTable[Category],
        "Year", 2021,
        "Total", OldTable[Total 2021]
    ),
    SELECTCOLUMNS (
        OldTable,
        "Category", OldTable[Category],
        "Year", 2022,
        "Total", OldTable[Total 2022]
    )
)
tamerj1
Super User
Super User

Hi @dawoodrana99 

you need first to unpivot the two columns using power query. The column names will become values of the Attributes column then you can use it for slicing 

Hi @tamerj1 ,

I have created this table based on other tables values, I can't take this table to Edit Query mode
If there is a way, then kindly guide me

Thank you

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