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Join us! Power BI Dev Camp – Thursday 22 July, 2021- Building Multi-language Reports for Power BI

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Join us for Power BI Dev Camp! on Thursday 22 July, 2021 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM noon PDT.  Ted Pattison, Microsoft principal program manager with Power BI presents this month’s topic: Building Multi-language Reports for Power BI. 

Power BI provides Internationalization and localization features which make it possible to build multi-language reports. For example, you can design a Power BI report that renders in English for some users while rendering in Spanish, French, German or Dutch for other users. If a company or organization has the requirement of building Power BI reports that support multiple languages, it’s no longer necessary to clone and maintain a separate PBIX project file for each language. Instead, they can increase reuse and lower report maintenance by designing and implementing multi-language reports.

While Power BI provides the features required to design and implement multi-language reports, the path to success is not overly intuitive. The purpose of this Power BI Dev Camp session is to explain how to use the Power BI features for Internationalization and localization from the ground up and to provide the technical guidance you need for building reports that support multiple languages. Along the way you will learn how to work with both metadata translations and content translations by writing custom code with the Tabular Object Model (TOM) and by using Tabular Editor to create and manage translations in the multi-language report development process.

Attendee Prerequisites: Campers should already be familiar with data modeling and building reports in Power BI Desktop. It is also recommended (but not required) that campers are familiar with Tabular Editor and programming with C# and the .NET Framework.

Click here! to join us at Power BI Dev Camp on Thursday 22 July, 2021 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM noon PDT.

To learn more about the July 2021 Power BI Dev Camp session, visit the Power BI Community and be sure to save the date for the 22 July, 2021  session!

Looking forward to seeing you at Power BI Dev Camp!

Kelly Kaye
Power BI Engagement and MVP Lead, Power BI User Groups, Webinars, and our awesome Power BI Community!