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Comicgen custom visual

Comicgen visual

The Comicgen custom visual adds comic characters whose emotion, pose, angle, etc can be controlled by data. This visual is certified by Microsoft Power BI.

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Comicgen custom visuals

Comicgen custom visuals

List of emotions & poses supported by visual:-

Emotions types are: normal, laugh, sad, wink, angry, worried, surprised.




Poses types are: pointingright, pointingup, yuhoo, superperfect, holdinglaptop, angryfrustrated, handsfolded, handsonhip, holdingbook, readingpaper, thumbsup, thinkinghmm.

Let’s get started-

Download Sample dataset- Global_superstore_2016.xls

Now follow these steps to create a Comicgen visual-

Step-1: Import Comicgen custom visual from Power BI App source.

import comicgen visual

import comicgen visual

Step-2: Import Orders dataset from Global superstore file.




Step-3: Add clustered column chart with few columns, you can add any chart for example.

As you can see in below screenshot profit values are in positive & negative.

add clustered column chart

add clustered column chart

Step-4: Now add two measures with below DAX code for comic character emotions & poses, like if profit is in +Ve then emotion will be laugh else sad.

EmotionData =
Var TotalSales = SUM([Profit])
Return
IF(TotalSales < 0, "sad", "laugh")
PoseData =
Var TotalSales = SUM([Profit])
Return
IF(TotalSales < 0, "handsfolded", "thumbsup")





Step-5: Now add comigen visual into Power BI report Page & drag both measures into field section of visual.

Emotion Data: Drag emotion data measure here.

Pose Data: Drag pose data measure here.

After that go to format pane and under comic settings set below property-

Comic: Select any comic character.

Pose: Choose Data Driven, because based on dynamic data we want to change pose for character.

Emotion: Choose Data Driven, because based on dynamic data we want to change emotions for character.

Mirror: Display mirror image of character.

Only face: Set True if you want to show only face of character, default is false.

comicgen visual set formatting

comicgen visual set formatting

Step-6: Now click on Negative value bar and see the emotion & pose of character.

Emotion & pose with negative data

Emotion & pose with negative data



Step-7: Now click on any Positive value and see the result-

Emotion and pose with positive value

Emotion and pose with positive value

Set comicgen character & face only property-

comicgen visual formatting

comicgen visual formatting

Refer more Power BI visuals- Power BI Custom Visuals

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