Highlighting and filtering data points across discoveries

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Highlighting and filtering data points across discoveries

You can select one or more data points in one discovery and see these data points highlighted in all related discoveries in the current tab. Discoveries are related if they use the same data asset. If a discovery doesn’t contain the data points, its data is filtered for the selected data points.

Wondering what a data point is? It is an element in the discovery, such as a bar or bubble, or an axis label, or a column or member in the legend.

What’s the impact of highlighting?

For example, you have several discoveries on the same tab. The first one shows the breakdown of course costs by organization. The second one shows how many external people were hired in each organization. The third one shows how many positions each department plans to add. The fourth one shows the total for the expenses.

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When you select the “GO Asia Pacific operations” box in the first discovery, it is immediately highlighted in the second discovery. The data in the third and fourth discoveries are filtered to show only the departments in the “GO Asia Pacific operations” organization and a filter icon is added to these discoveries.

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