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Helper I

conditionally color the cells of a matrix


Got a matrix that shows by Sales man and by Year the sales and the percent of change in sales between year and the previous one

what I want is to color the percent of change in red in case the difference was negative

something like the following:



how to accomplish this?

Please advise

Skilled Sharer
Skilled Sharer

While it's a different type of visualization, you might want to try the Tadpole Spark Grid Plus for a similar effect:


This visualization draws a grid (using Matrix data) of spark lines which have a particular color scheme.   The line segments are colored (black-positive) and (red-negative) based on a comparison of the current period value with the previous period value.


Check it out in the Custom Visuals Gallery:



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Seems I don't see Tadpole Spark Grid Plus available in the custom visuals.  I used the previous version I downloaded long ago, but seems not working.  Is there any alternative charts?

Community Champion
Community Champion

Yes coming this spring... Screenshots from the Presentation...


Finally!!! (y)


This feature is announced in the MS Data Insight summit and should be available in the spring. You can see the opening keynote presentation from the below link.


watch from 58th minute.

// if this is a solution please mark as such. Kudos always appreciated.

but this is only available on tables!!  can we do it on matrix???

i also realized that this couldn't be done on calculated measures within the matrix is that right??


thx Smiley Happy

Continued Contributor
Continued Contributor

Hi @alihijazi,


   I think that for now you cannot do this.

But if you want you can vote here to make this real.


#I'M Not An Expert#

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