I'm trying to create a measure that calculates the rank in one table based on conditions in another table.
Here are the tables and relationship:
The measure I have now to calculate Budget Rank is:
Budget Rank = SUMX( METRICS, (AVERAGEA(METRICS[BUDGET1_RANK])) + (AVERAGEA(METRICS[BUDGET2_RANK])) ) /2
This measure is attached to a simple card on the dashboard.
User clicks a record in the Rollup table (Table visual) and the Card reflects the selected position's budget rank. (This doesn't seem to give reliable results though).
I need to compare ONLY those with the same Job Title as the selected record.
Ideally, I need to compare those in the same Dept or Territory as well.
- Would I need a separate measure for each Job Title (and each Dept, Territory) or is there a way to set Selected.Job_Title somehow in the measure?
- What would a measure like this look like?
When you click a record in the Rollup table (Table visual), it will filter other fields in the table visual too, not just Job Title field, so you'd better use a slicer instead it.
And if possible, could you please share your sample pbix file and your expected output? that will be a great help.
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Hi @v-lili6-msft . The Table selection filters many things on the screen. Its a logical "slicer" to use as it shows the Name/JobTitle/etc.
I can't share the .pbix file here as it contains private information.
Any other ideas on how to get this measure put together?
If possible, could you please use dummy data to create a sample pbix file, that will be a great help.
For example, here is the problem I'm running into when using...
Budget Rank = SUMX( METRICS, (CALCULATE(AVERAGEA(METRICS[BUDGET_RANK1]), ROLLUP[JOB_TITLE])) + (CALCULATE(AVERAGEA(METRICS[BUDGET_RANK2]), ROLLUP[JOB_TITLE])) ) /2
...results in an error showin on the Card with details:
Error Message: MdxScript(Model) (7, 72) Calculation error in measure 'METRICS'[Budget_Rank1]: Cannot convert value 'Supervisor' of type Text to type True/False.
How can I write the measure in a generic enough way so that the Job_Title = the selected Job_Title in the Rollup Table vis?
Darn! Thought I had it with...
Budget Rank = SUMX( METRICS, (CALCULATE(AVERAGEA(METRICS[BUDGET_RANK1]), SELECTEDVALUE(ROLLUP[JOB_TITLE]))) + (CALCULATE(AVERAGEA(METRICS[BUDGET_RANK2]), SELECTEDVALUE(ROLLUP[JOB_TITLE]))) ) /2
... but this results in the error:
Any other ideas?
Basically, how do I create a dynamic filter based on user selection?
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