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This month conditional formatting gets a major update with the ability to control the color based on rules. If you have a slow data source, there are report options that help limit the number of queries that are sent to the source. Finally, several formatting features, including cell alignment for table and matrix, and precise control Read More →

This month Microsoft is very excited to share one of the most anticipated features from the Microsoft Data Insights Summit: Bookmarking. Combining bookmarking with some of the other recently released features such as drillthrough and what if gives you powerful storytelling capabilities and lets you create highly interactive reports. There are also some more visual improvements and a Read More →

The Microsoft Power BI Team has released a bunch of updates and new features in Power BI. For an overview, please have a look here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-september-2017-feature-summary/ Reporting Drillthrough to another report page Explain the increase/decrease insights (preview) Ribbon chart Theming preview update – chart style controls Accessibility improvements Accessible See data Keyboard shortcut helper dialog Read More →

It is now possible to subscribe to a report to receive an email with a snapshot of that page to your inbox. You will receive an email snapshot of each report page when the report is refreshed. If the report doesn’t refresh, you will not receive a snapshot email that day. If the report refreshes more Read More →

When you use Power BI Desktop (or Power Query) to connect to a Dynamics NAV ODATA feed, the URL you pass looks like this: http://thinkaboutit:7048/NAV2016CU6/OData/Company(‘CRONUS%20BELGI%C3%8B%20NV’)/ where thinkaboutit is the server running your service tier, 7048 is the ODATA port and NAV2016CU6 is the Service Tier Instance. Company(‘CRONUS%20BELGI%C3%8B%20NV’)/ means that you are retrieving data from a Read More →

I have been asked this question a couple of times, during Power BI trainings and presentations. For some companies it’s important to know where exactly, in which country, data is stored. Well, in PowerBI.com, you can go to Help, About and find out: And voila, now you know 🙂

Recently I was working with Dynamics NAV in the Web Services page of the RTC. I added some web services, deleted others and then also renamed some of them. No problem, I do that all the time, for demo purposes. But then, suddenly, when I tried to test a web service, by copy/pasting it’s URL Read More →