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Power BI October 2020 Feature Summary

Visuals, visuals, visuals. It is (almost) all about visuals this month with loads of new visuals and updates to existing visuals. Also, we are helping users getting started with the introduction of canvas watermarks. Power BI is getting a shiny new icon and we are adding a dismiss option to the Power BI Desktop splash screen. The personalization of visuals is now generally available and we are introducing dynamic M query parameters in preview. On the mobile side, we are (amongst others) adding support for notch displays and on the Service, we have some updates about the ‘new look’ experience.

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Power BI data protection updates

Recap of recent Power BI data protection features: Excel file to inherit the Power BI dataset’s MIP sensitivity label when using PivotTable connection , Sensitivity labels in embedded reports and dashboards – public preview and Label inheritance upon creation of new content

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Join Us! Monthly Power BI Dev Camp is Here! Starting Thursday August 27, 2020

This month’s Power BI Dev Camp topic is “Developing with .NET Core”. Learn how to develop custom web applications for Power BI using .NET Core 3.1 and .NET 5. In this session, campers will learn best practices for acquiring and caching access tokens in cloud-based development and learn a structured approach for implementing Power BI embedding. Campers will also learn how to integrate Node.js and webpack support into a .NET Core web application project to achieve strongly-typed programming when writing client-side TypeScript code against the Power BI JavaScript API.

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Re-imagine headers and navigation in the Power BI Mobile apps

As Power BI becomes a key tool for decision makers, more and more content is being created and published for them. Being able to easily find that content, to navigate between related items, and to share relevant content with colleagues has become critical to making these users productive when using Power BI and the Power BI Mobile apps. In the last few months the team has being working on improving navigation in the Power BI mobile apps to make it easier for our users to understand their content hierarchy and to navigate between items quickly. We’ve also made it easier to share relevant content with colleagues.

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