Assign Colors to MicroStrategy Graphs Using Thresholds

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MicroStrategy Enable Threshold on Graph
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Adonis Salazar
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August 20, 2023
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A request I often get from clients and business users when I am working on MicroStrategy dashboards or mobile BI applications is to assign specific colors to graphs based on attribute elements. Following the visualization above, on the Top 4 U.S. Wireless Providers Subscribers as of Q3-2016 as an example, requests like these can be achieved by using Thresholds based on attribute elements and selecting the option to Enable threshold on graph.

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To assign colors to MicroStrategy graphs using Thresholds, watch the how-to video below or follow the step-by-step instructions.

Assigning Colors to MicroStrategy Graphs Using Thresholds Video

1. Create a threshold for each Wireless Provider following their hex color codes: Verizon (#CD0012), AT&T (#009ED8), T-Mobile (#E30073), and Sprint (#FED138). In the threshold formatting properties window, assign the wireless providers branding colors to the Color and Lines > Fill > Color: section.

MicroStrategy threshold formatting properties which assign colors to graphs

2. For each threshold, select the option to Enable threshold on graph and hit OK.

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Sources: Basic Reporting Guide, KB42418, KB10676, KB38709
Data Source: Google Search
Video Music: Bensound

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