Creating Data Parameters with Suggested Values in Microsoft Power BI

I have shown you already how to create parameters with SQL Server data in Microsoft Power BI. This time, I am going to show how to use a suggested list, so rather than manually entering data, I can select my parameter from a dropdown list. By the way, if you are a US College (American) football fan, you will be excited about the report that is being built!

I have shown you already how to create parameters with SQL Server data in Microsoft Power BI.  This time, I am going to show how to use a suggested list, so rather than manually entering data, I can select my parameter from a dropdown list.  By the way, if you are a US College (American) football fan, you will be excited about the report that is being built!

Author: Belinda Allen

Belinda Allen (Microsoft MVP) is both a Microsoft Certified Professional for Dynamics GP (MCP) and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). She is also the co-founder of Smith & Allen Consulting, Inc. (www.saci.com), a business management software consulting firm for over 24 years. Belinda began implementing ERP systems so long ago that Windows was not an operating system, but an application. Larger businesses used old Main Frames with monitors that were Green and Black and smaller business did accounting by hand. Having seen the evolution that has taken place over the years from pieces of paper to analytics, Belinda still gets excited every time she helps a business improve. Belinda is also well known for her Blog www.BelindaTheGPcsi.com. Her blog is about sharing really useful information about the product quickly and succinctly. She has earned the nickname GP CSI because she excels at reviewing GP problems and figuring what went wrong and why. With followers all over the Globe she is able to share knowledge and achieve her mission: “To Improve the Lives and Business Success of my Followers.” In her time off, Belinda enjoys sailing, woodturning, crochet/knitting, sewing/quilting, reading and playing the ukulele (Belinda often participates in Ukulele Jams in NYC.)

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