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Do You Use the Power BI Quick Access Toolbar?

In Power BI Desktop and in many other Microsoft products, the Quick Access toolbar lets you save shortcuts to different application functions. While this functionality in the “Ribbon” is nothing new, I want to stress how convenient it can be. This is particularly true for Power BI users who flip between tabs in the main…

Power BI Orbit Custom Visual

Power BI Space Contest Through March 31

Join Power BI in space! Power BI is holding a Space and Space Exploration Contest through March 31st. Get the details on the Community site, build a space-related report, and post it to the Data Stories Gallery. Go here for more information: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Gallery-Forum/Space-and-Space-Exploration-Contest/td-p/377294   Here’s a custom visual showing Twitter avatars from various Power BI team…

R Pivot Table custom visual for Power BI - DataVeld

New R Packages Available in Power BI Service

Microsoft recently updated the R version for Power BI Service and installed numerous additional R packages. For comparison, I posted the then-current list of packages back in July 2017. If you use R in Power BI Service, definitely see what’s available in the screenshots at the end of this post. Hopefully the Power BI documentation…

Power BI Firefly Glow - Mapbox - DataVeld

Firefly Cartography in Power BI

A few days ago, John Nelson (b/t) posted an article on the ArcGIS Blog entitled Steal This Firefly Style Please. In the post, he shares his Firefly style for ArcGIS. Inspired by that post, I attempted to recreate this glow effect in Power BI. While the required gradient setting is not currently available using ArcGIS Maps…

Tableau INCLUDE LOD for Power BI DAX - DataVeld

Tableau to Power BI: INCLUDE Level of Detail Expressions

In Tableau, INCLUDE level of detail (LOD) expressions are used to obtain values for dimensions that are not directly used in a visualization. This final LOD post focuses on adapting Tableau INCLUDE LOD expressions to DAX in Power BI. See previous posts on FIXED and EXCLUDE as well. With FIXED, I used the counterpart ALLEXCEPT function…

Mapbox Visual for Power BI - DataVeld - BlueGranite Webinar

Register for March 15 Webinar on Power BI Maps

Click on the image below to register for BlueGranite’s free webinar on Exploring Maps in Power BI. The webinar will be March 15th from 11am to Noon Eastern time. I will walk through a variety of steps to prepare and categorize your data to get the most out of your maps, survey the many visual options…