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How to select a single bar with multiple value in the value filed.

Hello Everyone,


I have a question about power bi, i am building two clustered column chart, the first chart have multiple value in the value field with no legend, and the sencond chart is with one value and one legend.Capture.PNG















The question is that i can not select a sigle bar from the first chart, but i can select a signle bar in the second chart.



I understand that i can do that if i have only one value in the value field, but is there any method i can do the same as i select a signle bar (yellow) in the first chart witmultiple value in the value field?


thank you for you help!





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@Luckywang  - You can filter on Columns, but not Measures. Those are Measures, even though they are based on columns, because you are aggregating them.

That is why filtering happens with the legend - the legend is a Column.


My questions are:

What would it mean to filter on the measure?

How would you want it to behave?




thanks for your reply, my question is sample, 


In nnet_income by year and type chart, i can highlight the net income for product A(one legend and one value)



in the net_income, expense and revenue by type chart, i want only highlight the net_income Bar for product type A (there are three valuse in the value field).


is there anyway that allow me to only highlight the revenue for prodcut A in the e the net_income, expense and revenue by type chart? (In another way, i only want to highlight the red bar for product A).






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@Luckywang  - No, I don't think that's possible. The highlighting is indicative of filtering, and you can't filter on a Measure.

@Luckywang  - No, I don't think that's possible. The highlighting is indicative of filtering, and you can't filter on a Measure.

Hi, this time i used the pure value form excel, is there anyway to do that?

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If you treat it as a column, then it will work as you would like. Set the Aggregation to "Do Not Summarize".Do Not Summarize.PNG

Hi @Luckywang 

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