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Graphing date against frequency

Hi all,

 

Completely new to Power BI here! I have a table that contains a list of events, each with a date. I'd like to plot a (bar/line) graph with the dates along the x axis and the number of events on that date along the y axis. What's the easiest way to go about doing this?

 

For context, the data is a list of crimes (table name is Crimes, column name is Date). Then there's other columns like street name, crime type, etc.

 

Is it going to involve creating a second table by any chance? e.g. with two columns, Date and NumberOfCrimes. Is this correct or is there a better way? How might I create this table?

 

Thank you!

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Re: Graphing date against frequency

Just pick a different column from your one table, maybe a text column would be good. Create a line chart visual and put your Date as the axis. Put you text column in Values, it should default to Count.


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Re: Graphing date against frequency

Just pick a different column from your one table, maybe a text column would be good. Create a line chart visual and put your Date as the axis. Put you text column in Values, it should default to Count.


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