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Power BI Weekly Issue 105: 13th April 2021

A few updates this week: Object-Level Security (OLS) is now generally available in Power BI Premium and Pro, there's a new sharing experience coming soon (shareable links), and we've been told about What's New In Dataflows - April 2021 including terminology updates ("entities" are now called "tables", and "fields" are called "columns").

Elsewhere this week, Nikola Ilic has written the final part of a series on Query folding in Power BI - tricks, lies & ultimate performance test, Sam Fischer has described How to reset calculation groups in a custom tooltip or drillthrough page, and Priscilla Camp has shared A quick trick using the Relative Date Filter in Power BI.

Finally, don't forget about the Power BI Summit taking place April 19-23 - lots of your favourite speakers in a jam-packed schedule covering all areas of Power BI.

Data Prep

Covering: Power Query (M), Dataflows, Data connectors, AI Insights

Data Modeling

Covering: DAX (Measures & Calculated Tables/Columns), Relationships, Analysis Services, Composite models

Report Authoring and Interactivity

Covering: Layout and formatting, Visualizations, Interactivity, Themes, Mobile reports, Dashboards

Deployment, Security and Operations

Covering: Workspaces and Apps, Template Apps, Deployment Pipelines, Gateways, Security, Sharing, Licences, Admin operations, Developer Tooling


Covering: Cross-topic announcements & feature summaries, Whitepapers, Community events, Learning Resources & Certifications, Podcasts, Sample reports, End-to-end walkthroughs


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