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Power BI July 2022 Feature Summary

Welcome to the July 2022 update. We are thrilled to announce the Error Bars general availability, Metric visuals and Datamarts updates, query performance and data hub improvements, Data in space augmented reality new mobile feature, accessibility enhancements for embedded reports. There is more to explore, please continue to read on.

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Tell a story with your data. Announcing the all-new Power BI integration for PowerPoint.

We’re thrilled to be shipping Power BI Data storytelling that lets you add Power BI reports and bookmarks to your slides and enjoy the delightful interactive experience of Power BI inside your presentations. With data storytelling, data will always be up to date in your slides, whether you’re building a presentation or presenting it live to others.

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Goals in Power BI is becoming ‘metrics’ and is moving to GA!

We are excited to announce general availability for metrics in Power BI (formerly called goals) along with new features to deliver scorecarding scenarios even more effectively within Power BI. Additionally, we’re pleased to share plans for how Power BI will work with the new Viva Goals offering from Microsoft to empower organizations more effectively meet their goals with OKR experiences connected to Power BI data, delivered by Viva Goals.

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Announcing: Action bar for interactive reports in the Power BI tab for Microsoft Teams

We’re excited to announce that the Power BI tab in Microsoft Teams is getting a new action bar for interactive reports. The action bar enables users in the Power BI tab to use all the capabilities they have in the service when interactive reports are added to channels, chats, or meetings in Microsoft Teams. Read the blog to learn all about it.

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Power BI May 2022 Feature Summary

Welcome to the May 2022 update. We are thrilled to announce the general availability of Canvas zoom and Data point rectangle select features, Field parameters and Error bars for columns and line combination charts new preview features, new Format pane and managing composite models preview feature updates. There is more to explore, please continue to read on.

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SandDance Power BI Custom Visual updates

SandDance is a data visualization tool developed by the VIDA (Visualization and Interactive Data Analysis) team at Microsoft Research and is available as a custom visual for Power BI. SandDance uses unit visualizations, which apply a one-to-one mapping between rows in your data and marks on the screen. We have exciting updates coming for this visual!

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