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Power BI Desktop February 2019 Feature Summary

Power BI Desktop February 2019 Feature Summary

To go with a lot of formatting and visual updates, the February update for Power BI has a lot of new connectors and custom visuals form partners and the community. With other updates from a new Key Influencers vidual to major updates to the Q&A, the Power BI platform continues to evolve with an exciting pace. Here we take a brief look at what is included. 

February Updates Summary

Reporting

  • Updates to the new filter pane (preview)
  • Cross-highlight on a single point in line charts
  • Word wrap on titles
  • Update default visual interaction to cross-filter
  • Rounded corners for visual borders

Analytics

  • Key Influencers visual (preview)
  • Insights questions in Q&A
  • Auto-generated suggested questions for Q&A explorer
  • Improved Python & R script editor

Custom visuals

  • Additional purchases for custom visuals
  • Advanced Donut Visual
  • Advanced Combo Visual
  • Advanced TimeSeries Visual
  • Advanced Network Visualization
  • 3AG Systems – Line chart with absolute variance
  • Summary Table
  • KPImg
  • Ultimate KPI Card
  • Violin Plot

Data connectivity

  • Microsoft Graph Security
  • Guidanz’ BI Connector for OBIEE
  • MarkLogic
  • Kronos Workforce Dimensions
  • SurveyMonkey
  • Qubole Presto
  • Quick Base
  • Sagra Emigo

Other

  • Improved Live connect & Direct Query error messages

See the Power BI blog

If you would like to see all of the details for these February updates, please see the Power BI Blog:

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