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MDiPo6186
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Dropdown Search using Whole Number Column

I have a dropdown that uses a column that is a Whole Number data type. I cannot add a search option. I tried changing the data type to Text but that breaks sorting - value 9XXX show as high values then 1XXXX values when sorting is set to descending, which ruins the sorting on a table on my dashboard.

 

I need this to be a dropdown because my end user may select multiple values which may be thousands of values apart, and I can't have them scrolling through 1000 values to get to that next item they are looking up.

 

Is there another way to do with without changing the data type?

 

 

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MFelix
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Hi @MDiPo6186 ,

 

Try the Tile Seach slicer that has a built in search feature or the  Hierarchical Filter - xViz

 

Another option is to add a column wiht same values but converted to text, sort it by the other column that has numbers and use it on the slicer.


Regards

Miguel Félix


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MFelix
Super User III
Super User III

Hi @MDiPo6186 ,

 

Try the Tile Seach slicer that has a built in search feature or the  Hierarchical Filter - xViz

 

Another option is to add a column wiht same values but converted to text, sort it by the other column that has numbers and use it on the slicer.


Regards

Miguel Félix


Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution!

Proud to be a Super User!

Check out my blog: Power BI em Português



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