Power BI Weekly is a collation of the week's top news and articles from the Power BI ecosystem.
It's aimed at developers, data analysts, data scientists, report designers or anyone interested in the latest Power BI developments.
It's been a relatively quiet week this week - the Power BI team has only one announcement for us: E-Mail Subscriptions for Paginated Reports is Now Available. Elsewhere, Brett Powell has provided instructions on how to generate some handy Power BI Admin Datasets, Erik Svensen describes how to E-mail the selected record in Power BI with Power Apps and flow and include a CSV File with the records and Adam Saxton solves a problem we've recently encountered here at endjin: Fixing a connection issue with Azure Databricks in Power BI.
Plenty of updates this week as we've received our monthly summary of the latest Power BI Desktop Release. If you wanted to recap all the major announcements and updates from the last month, take a look at the Power BI Service and Mobile March 2019 Feature Summary. Here are the rest of this week's updates, including numerous regarding Power BI Embedded:
Also in this week's edition, the RADACAD team has announced you can now Copy a workspace, Publish to Multiple workspaces, Download all PBIX files and do much more in the April Edition of Power BI Helper, and Patrick Leblanc has shown us how to Create a custom KPI Card in a Power BI report.
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Without further ado, let's take a look at this week's numerous announcements and updates:
Elsewhere, Marek Rycharski has had An in depth look at the Automated ML entities in Power BI dataflows, Gauri Mahajan has taken us through using the Power BI Funnel Plot for Outliers Detection, and Imke Feldmann has shown us how to Export data from Power BI using Microsoft Flow.
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There are two announcements to share this week. There is now a slideshow option in the presentation mode on the Windows Power BI app, perfect for having reports on a loop in the background during presentations or public displays. Additionally, we've been told about the Power BI open-platform connectivity with XMLA endpoints public preview, a great feature to get some more flexibility over your Power BI datasets (premium only, currently).
Also in this week's edition, Mark Allington has written the first blog in a series about a way to obtain Affordable Power BI Premium for Small Businesses, and Melissa Coates has spoken about Three Ways to Use Power BI Dataflows. Continue reading for more great content!