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Anyway to rename measures for charting?

I want to show a few measures on a chart, but I need them to just be "Sales" or "Profit" instead of their longer title they have in the model.


In Excel you can just right click and rename their display value for that specific report.


I do NOT want to duplicate the measures and have TWO measures that do the same thing Sales and then it's proper name "Total Revenue of Department blah blah blah"....


I can't find anyway around this.


I tried creating a new measure just in the report, but I can't do that with an SSAS Tabular data I think I'm out of luck here?

Super User
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Re: Anyway to rename measures for charting?

@OneWithQuestion You are correct, there is currently no functionality to do what you describe in both cases. (Change in visual, add measure on top of live connection.)

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v-ljerr-msft Super Contributor
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Re: Anyway to rename measures for charting?

Hi @OneWithQuestion,


It is not possible to do it currently as Eno1978 mentioned above. You can vote the idea here.Smiley Happy



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