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 below, 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, follow the step-by-step instructions below or scroll down to the bottom of the page to watch a how-to 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.
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2. For each threshold, select the option to Enable threshold on graph and hit OK.
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Video: Assigning Colors to MicroStrategy Graphs Using Thresholds

Sources: Basic Reporting GuideKB42418KB10676, KB38709
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