Power BI: IPL Analytics- Visualizations and Design Reports -Part 3

In my previous blog, we configured Treemap visualization, here let us add few more visualizations in the same report.

If we want to filter the report data based on the venue of the matches and see  the entire analysis of the IPL location wise, Power BI provides a very useful feature called Slicer. Slicer would be very good to be used in below scenarios

  • Display commonly-used or important filters on the report canvas for easier access.
  • Make it easier to see the current filtered state without having to open a drop-down list.

Kindly refer Microsoft docs for more information about the usage of Slicer visualization

Slicers in Power BI

Let us go ahead and add a slicer visual on the report at top left corner as shown in below snippets

Select the slicer visual and drag and drop on the page canvas.

Slicer chart1

Select the Venue_Name field from the Match table and drag it to the report field.Slicer chart2

We can format the slicer as required. One example is as shown below, let us add a Title as “Select Venue”, change the font color  etc.Slicer chart3

Once we finish the formatting, it will reflect as shown in below snippet. Its  a list of all unique venues where matches were played and we can either select all/ multiple or single venue for the filtering purpose.Slicer chart4

Now you would wonder how does this Slicer can control /filter data for entire report and rest of visuals. Here is the magic. Just select the Slicer visual and go to Format menu on the ribbon. If the Edit Interactions button is selected, it means Slicer control interacts with rest of visuals. Once the Slicer and Edit Interactions both are selected, we can see a filter icon and a none icon on rest of the visuals as shown in below snippet.Slicer chart6

These are important icons for the interactions.

Slicer chart7Filter: Once the filter is selected, it is shown in black and reflects that the filter will be applied based on the Slicer control. If we do not want to filter, just click on it so that it turns white.

Slicer chart7.5None: We can select the None icon in case we want to exclude this chart from filtering and slicer filter will not be applied to the chart.

 

We can even use the Slicer on this page to control other report pages.

I would request you to play around this particular setting and understand more about the Slicer interactions.

We have completed configuring Slicer in Power BI report.

Let us continue to develop this report by adding more visualizations in my next blog. I am sure you would love to do this with me.

Thank you for reading my blog, if you have any questions please mention in the comments and hit the like button if you like my write up.

Keep Learning !! Happy analyzing and be Powerful 🙂

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Power BI: IPL Analytics- Visualizations and Design Reports -Part 2

In my previous blog, we have seen few steps to design Power BI report. Let us continue to develop this report by adding different visualizations of this data for the IPL Analytics in this blog.

Now let us create our first Power BI Chart in first Power BI report which is at the center top of the report- “Select Season year”. Let us use the  Treemap chart to create this visualization. Power BI gives you the flexibility to drag and drop the charts on the report page and configure the same.

Let us follow the steps as shown in the below snippets and configure the chart.

Drag and drop the Treemap visualization on the page at top and center position of the page.

New Report-first chart

New Report-first chart1

Once the visualization is dropped on the page and it is selected, we can see its properties in the right section below the chart icons.

Adding Data fields for X and Y axis: We want to show the year and count of matches played during that year. Select the match_id from the Match table. Drag and drop this field in the value box as shown in below snippet. It would be count of matches

New Report-first chart2As we need to group the match count by season year, select the Season year field and drop under group section.New Report-first chart3

Resize the chart as shown in below snippet.

New Report-first chart4

 If we want to display all the blocks in same color, we can go in the report formatting section and apply same color to all the data boxes as shown in side snippets. If you really want to go ahead and explore the  Power BI capabilities, try to play with various properties of the charts/visualizations and understand more.

We have completed configuring our first chart in Power BI report.

Let us continue to develop this report by adding more visualizations in my next blog. I am sure you would love to do this with me.

Thank you for reading my blog. If you have any questions, please mention in the comments and hit the like button if you like my write up.

Keep Learning !! Happy analyzing and be Powerful 🙂

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