Posts By: Adam Saxton

Data Connector SDK Developer Preview

As part of the Microsoft Build event, we are announcing a developer preview of the Data Connector SDK. You can begin to create your own custom data connectors. What are data connectors? Simply put, they are how you connect to data within Power BI. These are extensions on the connectivity/Mashup engine that powers the “Get Data” experience in Power BI and Excel.

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Filter a report with a URL query string parameter

You may have seen some forum posts showing how to filter a report with a URL query string parameter. We also have this in the main documentation as well. It isn’t very widely known. So, I thought I’d do a blog post to highlight how to do it, and also give you a trick you can use to filter on multiple fields.

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Where did Drill Down go?

There have been a few support calls asking why the Drill Down feature is missing from report visualizations. This feature was moved to the explore menu from within a report, in both the reading and editing view.

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Azure Active Directory and Power BI

NOTE: This information is good as of 9/15/2015 and is subject to change! I get approached quite often regarding Azure Active Directory and how to get that working with Power BI. Here is an example of a question I received. I am investigating Power BI...

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