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How to Tell What the Visualization is Calculating

Updated Nov 16, 2021

Each visualization within the Power BI reports is based on different calculations that are set on the report filter level.  In this article it will provide the steps for you to view what field values are being used to create the visualizations.

Here are the steps to viewing what field values are being used to create the visualizations:

  1. Go to your desired report.  You don't need to be in edit mode, but you can also be in edit mode to view the filter details of the visualization.
  2. Click on one of the report visualizations.
  3. Once you click on it, the right panel will expand and display the filter used on this visual.  
  4. If you are in edit mode, you can see more detail in how the X, and Y axis's are all set up, the legend and if there are any tool tips applied.  
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