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Power BI publisher for Excel – August update

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With this month’s release of Power BI publisher for Excel, we’ve improved the experience of connecting to your data from within Excel.


With this release, you can now:

  • Connect to data in read-only groups
  • Connect to reports and datasets that were shared with you
    (*shared content is marked with the Share icon (small) icon, and can be filtered out by checking Hide content that is shared with me)

Additionally, with the August update, Power BI publisher for Excel will detect a connection to data with no measures, and notify you with a link to the documentation on how to solve this issue. Read the documentation on this issue for more details.

You can always learn more about Power BI publisher for Excel by checking out our documentation.

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