Sparkline in Power BI

So you want to add a sparkline in a Power BI report and wonder how to do it. Fortunately, the Power BI team recently added that functionality, and it is very easy to use. In this blog and video, I’ll explain how it works through a demo. Video What is the Sparkline? Sparkline is a Read more about Sparkline in Power BI[…]

Power BI Icon Names for Conditional Formatting Using DAX

I have previously written about conditional formatting in Power BI, and how you can take one step further with using DAX to dynamically change the conditional formatting. Conditional formatting with DAX for colors is easy, you can use the color name or their hex code. But for Icons, it is slightly different. You can either Read more about Power BI Icon Names for Conditional Formatting Using DAX[…]

KPI Visual in Power BI Explained

If you are showing an important measure value in the report, and you want to compare it with a target and see if it meets the target or not, The KPI visual comes in handy. The KPI Visual’s behavior, however, might be a bit hard to understand, In this article and video, I explained how Read more about KPI Visual in Power BI Explained[…]

Power BI Calendar Visual

Power BI doesn’t have a built-in calendar visual. Although there are some custom visuals for building a calendar, however, custom visuals come with some limitations sometimes. In this article and video, I explained how you can use built-in visuals to create a calendar visualization in your report. Video First step: Custom Date Table The first Read more about Power BI Calendar Visual[…]

Search Bar in Power BI Slicer

If you have too many items in a slicer, such as the list of customer names, or product names, then finding one amongst the list takes time, unless you enable the search. Fortunately, the search is there for you, you just need to enable it, In this very short article and video, I’ll explain where Read more about Search Bar in Power BI Slicer[…]

What a Power BI Hierarchy Is, and How to Use it?

Power BI hierarchies are a useful structure for drill-down and data exploration in reports. A hierarchy can be created simply and can add great value for you as a developer and end-users for better data analysis. In this article and video, I’ll explain what a Power BI hierarchy is and how to create it. Video Read more about What a Power BI Hierarchy Is, and How to Use it?[…]

Drill Down and Up in Power BI Explained

Power BI works with hierarchies very easily, and there are buttons to drill down and up. However, sometimes, these buttons are confusing for the users. It is essential to know what each drill down/up option is and how it works, not just for developers but also for the end-users. In this blog and video, I’ll Read more about Drill Down and Up in Power BI Explained[…]

Azure Map in Power BI with Layers: Part Three

In the last two posts, I have explained how to access Azure Map and create bubble charts and Bar charts with other available settings. check the first Post from here and the second one from here. In this blog, I am going to talk about different layers we can have on top of the map. Read more about Azure Map in Power BI with Layers: Part Three[…]

Azure Map in Power BI: Part Two

In the last post, an introduction to Azure Map was presented. Azure Map has considerations and limitations as below( that may resolve later as now is in preview) You can use it in Power BI Desktop, Power BI Service, and mobile application But, not available Power BI publish to the web, Embedded and service embedding. Read more about Azure Map in Power BI: Part Two[…]

What is Azure Map in Power BI: Part One

Reza rad already wrote some articles about Map visuals in Power BI such as ArcGIS, Shape Map, and Filled Map. In this blog post, I am going to talk about Azure Map Visual in Power BI. a definition from Microsoft website: “The Azure Maps visual for Power BI provides a rich set of data visualizations Read more about What is Azure Map in Power BI: Part One[…]