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Khan17 Frequent Visitor
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Show blank when nothing is selected in the slicers

Hello,

 

 

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From the picture above, you can see that I have used 4 slicers to calculate different things i.e.e hours, billing amount and total amount.

 

If I do not select anything, it shows this value (refer to the picture above). These values are accumulated and mean absolutely nothing, they only mislead the user. Please if someone can tell me what to do? Is there any way/option I can use where my table shows blank or nothing if nothing is selected from the slicer? Thanks.

 

P.S New to Power BI, not that good with DAX.

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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Show blank when nothing is selected in the slicers

Hi @Khan17 ,

Please set a new measure:

Please new a measure:

Measure1 =
CALCULATE ( IF ( ISFILTERED ( Table[Column] ), 1, 0 ), ALLSELECTED ( Table ) )

Add this measure to visual level filters, and set its value to 1.

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Regards,

Daniel He

 

Community Support Team _ Daniel He
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
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mtiedtke Visitor
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Re: Show blank when nothing is selected in the slicers

@Khan17 

You can try using the function hasonefilter with your slicers so if your slicers have a filter then do the calculations, otherwise return blank(). 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/hasonefilter-function-dax

 

something roughly like 

TotalHours = if(hasonefilter(ClientDescription[name]),Sum(TotalHours),Blank())

 

Khan17 Frequent Visitor
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Re: Show blank when nothing is selected in the slicers

Nopes, does not work. Basically, if I do not select anything from the slicer, my table should show blank but it does not. As you can see from the picture, it shows an accumulated value of something. I do not need that value if I have not selected anything!

 

 

My slicers are interlinked with each other (if that helps), for example if you choose an individual's name, the other slicers would show the parts that are only associated with the individual. 

 

 

Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Show blank when nothing is selected in the slicers

Hi @Khan17 ,

Please set a new measure:

Please new a measure:

Measure1 =
CALCULATE ( IF ( ISFILTERED ( Table[Column] ), 1, 0 ), ALLSELECTED ( Table ) )

Add this measure to visual level filters, and set its value to 1.

1.PNG

Regards,

Daniel He

 

Community Support Team _ Daniel He
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.