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Multiple cross-filter

The new feature "Visual Interactions" is great. However, it would be even greater to be able to do multiple cross-filters in multiple charts to further narrow down the filtering. Today a new click in another chart resets the current cross-filter. When analyzing data this type of functionality would help a lot - currently you need to manually set a filter that corresponds to the cross-filter you just made to further narrow down the analysis.

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    fredrik.hedenstrom@acando.comfredrik.hedenstrom@acando.com shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Luiz FornazzaLuiz Fornazza commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Ow noo , i spent a lot of hours working in power BI to find out that it doesn't have an essential feature like this one ? I thought P BI was all about selecting filters in graphics ....
        i will not use power bi anymore until this feature comes out.

      • DerekDerek commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This would make for a much needed improvement. For now, since charts are a good way of representing data, I have to also make a drop-down textual slicer to filter the results instead of clicking within my chart (e.g.: a pie or donut chart). It should be possible to use a chart as a slicer.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Visual interaction require lots of improvements, it is confusing a lot. The cross filtered graphs should show only relevant data based on the first click. The highlight and dehighlight is not useful when there are many items in X axis / Y axis.

      • rhouserhouse commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We would like to be able to convert Tableau dashboards into Power BI but this feature missing is critical.

      • Tormod Aarlott DigreTormod Aarlott Digre commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This would be so cool, but there should be some easy way to see which filters are applied to the visualizations and edit them.

        Maybe a filtervisual that lists all filters?

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I am really missing this feature. I am endorsing Chris Hutchins comment "Use chart as slicer" would resolve this. Requirement is for the selection in chart A to globally filter the rest of the report, and not be reset to all when a selection in chart B is made."

      • Chris HutchinsChris Hutchins commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Needed. "Use chart as slicer" would resolve this. Requirement is for the selection in chart A to globally filter the rest of the report, and not be reset to all when a selection in chart B is made.

      • PhilPhil commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We desperately need the ability to apply concurrent filters from multiple charts. Qlik does this, why can’t Power BI. This topic is also related to global filtering.

      • MikeMike commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        There are other registered ideas that are almost the same as this one. This uncontrolled idea submitting option is not efficient. I think this is a really important feature but because of the inefficient registration does not get the votes it deserves (now its fragmented).

      • jeromejerome commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        In my opinion, it is effectively a mandatory figure to do Data Visualization.

      • NoahNoah commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I understand this to be that multiple charts can act as filters within the report/dashboard. This is different than allowing the selection of multiple items within a single chart. I believe this is quite important. For instance, a trended chart + a pie chart for customer groupings can both filter a third object.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Very important asset!! (Like the functionality of Qlik...)
        That would be necessary for serious Analysis of causes. The easiest way to implement this could be, to make it able to define Slicers as "global". They should then appear in every page of the Report and stay connected. So users can set a slicer in one page and have it set in the next page.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Ability to highlight data from more than one visualization instead of just multiple items from on visual.

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