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Helper I
Helper I

Matrix Column Headers not showing name of values

Hey All, 

 

I'm working with a matrix like so, a single financial value, sum by  monthyear(columns) and Institution(Rows), but as you can see it is not displaying the name of the column being pulled for the financial value sum. 

 

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But when i put in a second column to the values section of the matrix it displays both names

 

 

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Is there any way t get it to display the name of the column used for the value summation when there is only one column chosen?

 

 

This is the end result im looking for:                                                                          

Required End ResultRequired End Result

                                                       

 

 

 

                                                     

 

 

 

 

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Community Support
Community Support

Hi @jeffgarlisch,

 

Currently it is not possible to meet your requirement. There is an idea that can work on your request, you can vote it up. I have help to vote it already 🙂

 

https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/35849152-matrix-hide-column-and-s...

 

Regards,

Frank

Community Support Team _ Frank
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Community Support
Community Support

Hi @jeffgarlisch,

 

Currently it is not possible to meet your requirement. There is an idea that can work on your request, you can vote it up. I have help to vote it already 🙂

 

https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/35849152-matrix-hide-column-and-s...

 

Regards,

Frank

Community Support Team _ Frank
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the others find it more quickly.

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Hi @jeffgarlisch,

 

Does that make sense? If so, kindly mark my answer as a solution to close the case.


Regards,
Frank

Community Support Team _ Frank
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Resolver III
Resolver III

Hi @jeffgarlisch,

 

You can double click on "value 1" or "value 2" and rename it to whatever you want.

 

Kind Regards,

Jelte

I understand how to rename the column headers, as I already renamed them to value 1 & value 2 for my example.

 

What im asking is if there is a way to make the matrix display the name "Value 1" as a secondary column header like so, when it is the only value reference in the Values box of the matrix structure menu, on the right hand side of the page.

 

I need my matrix to look like this. Is it possible?

Capture3.JPG

 

 

 

You can "Trick" PowerBI in creating a customn column with only "Value 1" in it.

You would then place that customn column under columns and then expand 1 level down.

 

This will result in the following:

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I think this is as close as you can get.

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