Posts tagged: DAX

Power BI Desktop December 2018 Feature Summary

December is a huge month for us in terms of accessibility. With this release, the entire product supports screen readers, keyboard navigation and high contrast for both report consumption and report creation. We are also previewing one of the most asked for features related to Q&A, support for live connect! We also have lots of smaller improvements across the product, such as customizable tooltips for buttons and a larger DAX formula bar.

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Power BI Desktop November 2018 Feature Summary

We have a massive Power BI Desktop update this month. Composite models, which allow you combine direct query and import sources together in one model, is now generally available. Two of the top feature requests on UserVoice, expand/collapse on the matrix and copy and pasting visuals between Desktop files, are also shipping this month. We are previewing a completely revamped filter pane that is highly customizable and have a ton of other product updates as well!

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Power BI Desktop October 2018 Feature Summary

This month’s update for Power BI Desktop filled with both small and large improvements across the entire product. One huge update is support in the Power BI service for both our composite model and aggregation previews. This really enables you to start using these preview features end-to-end for your normal reports. We also have two significant data prep features this month as well: fuzzy matching capabilities when merging queries and data profiling to help identify quality issues.

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Power BI Desktop August 2018 Feature Summary

Our August release is filled with features that address some of the top requests we’ve heard from users. The most exciting of which is our Export to PDF feature which is geared towards our #1 feature request on UserVoice, printing in Power BI Desktop. We also have an exciting update for data scientists and statisticians with our new Python integration.

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Power BI Desktop April Feature Summary

This month, on top of our normal of visual & data connector improvements, we have two exciting features that lets report consumers interact with reports in a new way. The Q&A Explorer enables report consumers to ask their own questions about the data, and buttons let you add interactive elements on your reports.

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4 recommended practices for new DAX users

On May 31, Paul Turley, Mentor for SolidQ and a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the Microsoft Data Platform, presented a Power BI Community Webinar on “Best DAX Practices From the Field”. If you’re just starting to learn DAX, check out Paul’s four recommended practices for new users!

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