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Drilling down removes filter on other visualization


I have two graphics in my report, a cluster bar showing items in my shop and a doughnut showing the cost breakdown for the items in four levels.


What I want to do is filter a specific item in the cluster bar chart, and drilldown through its breakdown.


But as I select the item in the first graph and drilldown in the second, I lose the filter in the first, and have to select the item again.


Is there anything that can be done to maintain the filter as i drilldown in the other graph?


Thank you.


Hi @lucascolz,


Using drill down options shouldn't reset filters on other visualizations.




Could you be more precisely with your issue by posting some screenshots? Smiley Happy



@v-ljerr-msft @Greg_Deckler

Thanks for the answers, it sure is strange, because what happens in my power bi is different from the gif you have posted @v-ljerr-msft. I couldn't manage to put images in this comment, still struggling with power bi forum, but here is a link to a gif with my screenshots.


I do the same way the other gif did, click in one bar of the clustered bar chart, so i can filter the doughnut. When i drilldown inside the doughnut chart with the arrow in the up right side, i lose the selection i had done in the bar chart.


Thank you

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I have two visualizations, one clustered bars, showing items from a list in my shop, and a doughnut graph, showing the cost breakdownfrom them.


What I want is to select an item, and go through his cost breakdown, drilling down and up, but when I select an item and drill down inside the doughnut graph, i lose the item selection i had in the clustered graph.


Is there a way i can maintain the selection i had as i drill down the other visualization?

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Which drill down method are you using?  If you using the single arrow in the upper right that should not happen.


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