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SSRS 2008 R2 legend colors not matching chart series colors

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I have a stacked bar chart with conditional formatting on the series fill depending on a severity field and the legend colors are not matching.  Below is my conditional formatting on the series, why does the legend not match?

=Switch(Fields!severity.Value = "Sev4", "CornflowerBlue",
Fields!severity.Value = "Sev3", "Gray",
Fields!severity.Value = "Sev2", "Gold",
Fields!severity.Value = "Sev1", "Red")
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Question by:szadroga
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Arifhusen Ansari earned 500 total points
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I don't know where did you set the property.

Please find the below screenshot.

First you need to right click on series of the Graph and go to series property.

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Go to Fill section and set the customer color for the series there.

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And also please note that comparison in ssrs in case sensitive. Please check your data as well..
For your reference switch example
=Switch(
Fields!Region.Value="Canada","Purple"
,Fields!Region.Value="France","Yellow"

)

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Hope it will help you.
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by:szadroga
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I did put my conditional logic under Series Properties > Fill.  The chart is reflecting the appropriate color logic, its the legend that just shows the same colors for each value.  Adding screenshot...

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by:Arifhusen Ansari
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It should work as it's working in my case.

2016-10-20_20-48-07.pngI should not ask this but still have you checked your condition for formatting is working fine.
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by:szadroga
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appears it was the SWITCH statement.  I converted the logic to a nested IIF and it worked.  thx for your help
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