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Power BI Desktop June 2019 Feature Summary

This month, Microsoft has a big update for Power BI. There are a lot of new features and updates to the existing features this month. Some of the highlights include a top UserVoice ask, visual level filters for slicers, and more formatting options that can be changed based on expressions. Here we take a brief look at what is included.

Reporting
  • Updated pane design
  • Visual level filters for slicers
  • Sorting for the performance analyzer pane
  • Conditional formatting updates for formatting options
    • Visual background and title colours
    • Card colours
    • Gauge fill
  • Visual header tooltips
  • Table & matrix total label customization
  • Sync slicer support for hierarchy slicer
  • Consistent font sizes across visuals
Analytics
  • Key Influencers visual updates (preview)
    • Key Influencers with Live Connect to Power BI datasets
    • Key Influencers accessibility
    • Support for Cloud RLS
  • Manage aggregations dialogue accessibility
Modelling
  • New DAX comparison operator: ==
Visualization
  • Personalized visualization pane (preview)
  • io Synoptic Visual
  • PAFnow Process Mining
  • DualCard
Data connectivity
  • Connect to shared and certified datasets
  • Common Data Service connector is now generally available
  • Azure Data Explorer connector is now generally available
  • Enhancements to the Cosmos DB connector
  • Entersoft
Data preparation
  • Improvements to M Intellisense

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

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