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Power BI > How to identify referenced Measures and Columns in Model – II

, July 8, 2022207 Views

In the earlier blog post, we stated how to identify referenced measures or columns, i.e. whether they are used in other measures or not. If you haven’t visited the blog post, please click here. It is a very useful blog, especially in the big Power BI models. But this won’t be helpful when we would […]

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Power BI > How to identify referenced Measures and Columns in Model – I

, June 24, 2022823 Views

Most of the time, while updating the existing model, it’s hard to identify which measures or columns are being used in report visualization and which are referring to other measures or columns. Many times, while developing a report, there are frequent changes in the requirements and we need to modify/update the data model accordingly, which […]

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Embed Power BI reports in Power Apps Portal

, April 8, 20221025 Views

We can now embed Power BI Dashboard/Reports in PowerApps Portal with few easy steps. Prerequisite:-    D365 Customer Service organization having a Global user with D365 and Power BI license. ENABLE POWER BI VISUALIZATION  In the PowerApps select the environment where you have provisioned the Portal. Go to Your Apps section from Power Apps home page and locate […]

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Power BI > How to deal with a Text column having a length of more than 32766 characters.

, April 1, 20222180 Views

Power BI supports up to 32766 characters of data in a column of TEXT Data Type. What if we have more data stored in the data source? Recently, we came across a requirement where we had to show the content of an email in HTML format in the Power BI report. The report was built […]

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Power BI > Using slicer for just highlighting values without filtering

, December 20, 20212107 Views

The general purpose of slicer visual in Power BI is to filter the data points in the report and view only the filtered information. They provide options (single or multiple) to a user, to click on & filter the visuals on the page.  Recently, in one of our projects, we were tasked with a requirement to highlight the bars of a bar chart instead of filtering the visual based on the selected value of the slicer. It sounded odd at first […]

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Power BI > Drill-through feature from Card visual 

, November 19, 20216220 Views

In Power BI, a drill–through feature permits the report consumer to peer detailed facts associated with the primary page in the context of a particular  data point applied.  With drill via Power BI reports, one  can  create a  detailed  report  page on your  data  that  focuses on a  particular applied data point.  When the readers want to analyze a particular record or data point […]

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Power BI > How to filter all the data by TODAY, by default?

, September 10, 20216305 Views

Ever wondered how we can filter the Power BI report to show only Today’s data by default but at the same time give the flexibility to change the Date filter? The approach we as developers generally take is – create a calculated column IsToday in the Calendar table and have it return “Yes” for today’s […]

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Updating the SQL DataSource from Power BI using Power Automate Visual

, August 6, 20212329 Views

Ever thought of manipulating the data in your SQL data source directly from the Power BI Report? If yes, our prayers have been heard (as the use of Power Automate within Power BI is still in Preview as of writing this blog) and will be answered soon (when made GA)! An exciting new feature was […]

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Calculation Groups in Tabular Editor

, June 11, 20212337 Views

Consider a scenario where your measure’s definitions are the same but the only difference is the base measures. For example, while doing time-related calculations like MTD, YTD, QTD for 3 different calculations/measures, we need to create 3 measures for MTD, 3 measures for YTD, and 3 measures for QTD, resulting in total 9 measures such […]

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Power BI > Embed Dashboard/Report in D365 Sales with RLS – 5

, April 30, 20212831 Views

There are various approaches to embed Power BI Dashboard/Report in D365 Sales, but each approach comes with its own drawbacks and cons that might not complement your requirements. Earlier we have posted blogs that describe the 4 approaches but as I said they have their own pre-requisite and cons. With the advancements of Power BI […]

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