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18. Exclude and Keep

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates how the Exclude and Keep functions are used

Figure 18-1 shows a chart with the sum of sales for four regions.

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Figure 18-1. Visualization to be modified

Suppose we want to exclude the sales for a specific region and only focus on the sales for the remaining three regions. In other words, we want to “exclude” one region from the analysis. The following steps show how this is done.

To exclude the West region:

  • Right-click the fourth bar (i.e., for the West region, which needs ...

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