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Numeric value of average line and conditional formating



I want to get the actual number value of the average line that I used analytics to calculate?




Is it possible to somehow get this value and use conditional formating to change the colours of a different matrix e.g. red if the row totals, is under this value, and green if over? If this is possible could someone please explain how to do this too. 



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Hi @AnonymousTurtle ,

Please follow the below steps to achieve it, you can find the details in my sample pbix file.

1. Create a measure as below to defind the color by conditions

Conditional formatting = 
IF (
    SUM ( 'Table'[Value] )
        >= CALCULATE ( AVERAGE ( 'Table'[Value] ), ALL ( 'Table'[Type] ) ),

2. Navigate to "Format" pane and choose Data colors tab. Format the data bar by Field value based on the new created measure "Conditional formatting".Numeric value of average line and conditional formating.JPG

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Super User IV
Super User IV

@AnonymousTurtle , if you visual is a bar with only one measure no legend you can have bar color based on conditional formatting.


you can create a conditional formatting measure and use that



Color Measure =
var _avgDisc = CALCULATE([Discount %],ALL(Retail))
return switch(TRUE(),
[Discount %] <_avgDisc , "Red",
[Discount %] >_avgDisc , "Green", "Black")


And use that in conditional formatting with "Field value" option in first box.

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Super User III
Super User III

The analytics should just give a straightforward average of whichever field/measure you selected, so just use AVERAGE function in DAX to create a custom measure for average and use this measure in conditional formatting.



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