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Tech Tip Thursday: Displaying text columns in tool tips

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On Thursdays, we like to provide tips and tricks for Power BI and Business Intelligence.

Tech Tip Thursday is slightly different today — usually we feature a video from the very helpful Guy in a Cube, but this week we wanted to highlight a support post by Microsoft Senior Program Manager and Power BI webinar guru Charles Sterling. Back in May we added the ability to show custom tool tips in reports to Power BI Desktop, but by default tooltips display the count of a column. What happens if you want to display the text instead? Charles has you covered in a short step-by-step guide