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Power BI Weekly Issue 76: 15th September 2020

No announcements to share with you over the last week, so I'll just share with you this week's highlighted blogs. On the Power BI community blog, Paul Brown discusses Creating a custom or hybrid matrix to achieve grids of data best suited to your needs through manually entered tables and use of the TREATAS function. Elsewhere, Patrick Leblanc has followed up on the How to build a date picker video posted a few months ago with details on how to solve one of the pain points and take it to the next level, with a nice use of Calculation Groups. Finally, Sophie Marchand has written a blog (in French) about The dangers of customizing visuals, referring to the new "Personalize Visuals" capability added to Power BI earlier this year. A couple of good points to keep in mind when enabling this feature, with the aim of avoiding any unintentional ambiguity.

Data Prep

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

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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