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sthandiwe
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Background colour formatting.

Hi All

I have a dashboard where I need the background of a cell to reflect a certain colour depending on the contents of it. The rules are as follows.

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It works well mostly. But there are some times when it reflects the wrong colour as shown below, the top right "Not Approved" should be in red, not yellow:

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Note:

0=Not Approved=Red
1=Approved=Green

2=Rejected=Yellow

 

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PaulDBrown
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@sthandiwe 

Let's assume you are using a measure for the Approval Status. You can create a measure for the conditional formatting like:

Condit. format =
SWITCH(TRUE(),

[Approval Status] = "Not Approved", 0,

Approval Status] = "Approved", 1,

2)

Now use this measure in the conditional formatting interface -select the measure in the "based on the field" option- 





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amitchandak
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@sthandiwe , need to check data for that. Can you share sample data and sample output in a table format? Or a sample pbix after removing sensitive data.

 

Can you create a color measure directly on values like in the given example and use that with the "Field Value" option(in place od rule

 

color =
switch ( true(),
FIRSTNONBLANK('Table'[commodity],"NA") ="commodity1" && sum('Table'[Value]) >500,"lightgreen",
FIRSTNONBLANK('Table'[commodity],"NA") ="commodity2" && sum('Table'[Value]) >1000,"lightgreen",
// Add more conditions
"red"
)

 

 

 

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