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Power BI Weekly Issue 72: 18th August 2020

This week the Power BI Desktop August 2020 Feature Summary has been shared, which highlights new preview support for rectangular lasso select for data points in line, area and scatter charts, DirectQuery support for Q&A visuals, and many other features. We've also been told about changes to headers and navigation in the Power BI Mobile apps, and how to Build cross-platform solutions that connect to Power BI datasets.

Elsewhere this week, Rui Romano has described how to Copy Report Layout between two PBIX files, Rahim Zulfiqar Ali has shown us an Animated Bar Chart (Race Style) using custom visuals, and Greg Deckler has updated the useful post on Power BI Licensing in Pictures.

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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