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Power BI March updates
March brings some exciting updates to Power BI, including several of the most popular connectors becoming generally available and the release of bookmarking which allows you to create bookmarks from scratch in the Power BI Service. They are also previewing report page tooltips, which lets you use visuals in your own customer designed tooltips.
Key updates in this release
Connectors – The new DirectQuery multidimensional connector has hit general availability Bookmarking – In October, a preview of bookmarking was released, this is a tool that can be used for storytelling to app-like navigation. Since then the feature has been made generally available with the latest updates which include more flexibility.
You no longer need to turn bookmarking on through the Preview feature tab in the Options dialog.
You can create bookmarks in the Power BI service without needing to create a bookmark in Power BI Desktop first.
- All custom visuals that are published by Microsoft on AppSource support bookmarking.
- Report page tooltips (preview)
- Bookmarking is now generally available
- Display units and precision control for table & matrix columns
- Turn off the visual header in reading mode for a report
- Improved default visual placement
See the Power BI Blog
For a detailed overview of these updates, please read the Microsoft blog.
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