SVG Measures of Any Size in Power BI

In the recent webinar Using SVG Images in Power BI, I showcased dynamic SVG measures displayed in the Table and Matrix visuals. Both of those visuals are limited to displaying images in a small grid. I also showed SVG images stored as columns and displayed with the HTML Viewer custom visual, which allowed for a much…

Use SVG Images in Power BI: Part 3

In addition to using SVG in the HTML Viewer custom visual as outlined in previous posts (Part 1, Part 2), Power BI allows you to work with SVG images as Image URLs. The following technique is available for use with any visual that renders Image URLs as an image. This puts SVG on par with…

Custom Web Fonts in Power BI

Custom Web Fonts and Icons in Power BI

A past post discussed different fonts available for use in Power BI, and I have also showed how to try to expand your font selection with Themes. What if users want more variety? It’s possible to add additional custom fonts using the powerful HTML Viewer custom visual. You might take advantage of this method for a…

Create a Dynamic HTML Slider for Power BI

If you have followed some of my recent posts, you may have noticed that I have focused a lot on the HTML Viewer custom visual for Power BI. As I have started using it, I have enjoyed the versatility that it brings to reports. Having HTML easily available without having to build a custom visual…

Use SVG Images in Power BI: Part 2

In Part 1, you saw how to view SVG images using the HTML Viewer custom visual in Power BI. Apart from some conveniences like changing the color and resizing without losing quality, SVG may seem like a lot of work. At least, that may be true if you are only modifying one image. With a…

Use SVG Images in Power BI: Part 1

In my recent BlueGranite post on Bookmarks, I demonstrated how you can employ Power BI’s HTML Viewer custom visual for data-driven images. In a series of two posts on the DataVeld blog, I’ll demonstrate additional ways to use the HTML Viewer with dynamic, vector-based images: Part 1 (this post) – How to use and modify SVG…

Power BI Text Adventure Game with Bookmarks

Over the recent break, I built a basic text adventure game called Power BI Quest for Power BI’s Bookmarking Contest. You can play it on the Data Stories Gallery. It is intentional kitsch and was meant to be a quick homage to early games like Zork minus the ability to type in text and more…

Add Audio or Video to a Power BI Report

Here’s a quick post on how to add audio or video to your Power BI report. In general, media should be used sparingly, and I cannot emphasis that enough. Let your data do the talking. If you are convinced that having media serves your report though, you can use the HTML Viewer custom visual to add…