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New R Packages Available in Power BI Service

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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…

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Firefly Cartography in Power BI

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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…

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Register for March 15 Webinar on Power BI Maps

Reading Time: 1 minute 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…

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Introducing “R DataTable” Custom Visual for Power BI

Reading Time: 3 minutes Back in July 2017, I experimented with interactive R HTML custom visuals in Power BI and created a simple table visual that I called R DataTable. I had originally submitted it to AppSource in October. After a few rounds of suggested changes over about four months, it is now live! That sounds like a lot…