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Helper III
Helper III

SelectionId for table



Got problem with new visual api.

Can't find a way to create selectionId for table.


With older api there was a possibility to create selectionId from identity, now there is none.


So currently u can create selectionId's only for categorical ?

Please help.




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From my point of view, it doesn't make much sense. You may use Slicer and HierarchySlicer as an alternative.

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Helper II
Helper II

Hey mikihirir,


i think we got the same problems on our visuals ;).


I do not found this in the API but i think you are right. In the moment we only have that three options:

Category, Measure, Series.

Maybe you can use the Series in a Table for the selectionid. So every row is one id.

But i do not try it out know.


In my case i used one category. Because when you define a table in the capabilites. The tool creates everytime a categorical.

The fields do not have so much metadata. But you can identify the categorical data by id and the column id in the table.


My workaround is very complicated and i think we can make a better solution for this.


Nice Regards



Had the same problem, also ended up with a single category.


Mine is of form "X:Y". Then I split it up inside the visual to retrieve coordinates, but use the whole "X:Y" category for selection.

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