Ranking Chart in power BI Desktop Using Charticulator

Regarding using Charticulator for creating custom visuals, I come across one of the visuals in the Charticulator gallery and I decided to follow it up to see how it created. So I manage to create a dataset that has ranking, name and amount. https://charticulator.com/gallery/co2_emission_ranking.html In this example, I am using Carbon dioxide emission data for Read more about Ranking Chart in power BI Desktop Using Charticulator[…]

Power BI Desktop Download or Microsoft Store App? Which One?

If you want to develop Power BI reports, you’ll need the Power BI Desktop application. However, Power BI Desktop application comes in two ways; Download it separately and install it on your Windows machine, or Get it from Microsoft Store as an App. The question that I often get is; What is the difference? which Read more about Power BI Desktop Download or Microsoft Store App? Which One?[…]

Time Series Anomaly Detection in Power BI using Cognitive Service and Power Query

I am excited about this blog post, this is based on the New service in Cognitive Service name “Anomaly Detection” which is now in Preview. I recorded a video about how it works in cognitive service https://youtu.be/7ZOtZDbn6gM.  However, I am going to talk about how to use it in Power BI. In this post first, a Read more about Time Series Anomaly Detection in Power BI using Cognitive Service and Power Query[…]

Row Level Security Configuration in Power BI Desktop

Another aspect of sharing is the security on the data set. Enabling different roles and giving users access to different levels of data is called Row Level Security. This post explains the details of this security method and how to configure it in Power BI Desktop. Row Level Security enables you to apply security to Read more about Row Level Security Configuration in Power BI Desktop[…]

Power BI Issue Fix: Import from Excel Workbook Contents; Password Protection Failure

One of the great features of Power BI Desktop is the ability to import your entire Power Pivot Excel model into it. This is an awesome feature, because you can import the entire model including tables, relationships, calculations, and hierarchies into the Power BI. This is a great migration feature from Excel to Power BI. Read more about Power BI Issue Fix: Import from Excel Workbook Contents; Password Protection Failure[…]

Dynamic Date Range from Slicer

A recent post on a community.powerbi.com forum asked if it was possible to show a slicer of months, and configure a report so when a user selects a single month from the slicer, visuals will show data for a date range relative to that selection e.g. the preceding  10 months of data. If a user Read more about Dynamic Date Range from Slicer[…]

Power BI – Banding and stripes in charts

This blog will show a technique that can be applied to certain charts allow banding or stripes to help highlight data. This could be horizontal bands to help show data above or below a certain threshold, or this could be vertical bands to help highlight ranges of data by time.  In both cases, using What-If Read more about Power BI – Banding and stripes in charts[…]

Power BI Desktop; Getting Started – Part 1

There are some reasons that I chose Power BI Desktop for the very first demo of this book. Power BI Desktop has three components all in one (Power Query, Power Pivot, and Power View), it can upload directly to Power BI website, and it is a recently released product with many shining features. In this section I Read more about Power BI Desktop; Getting Started – Part 1[…]

Variable Width Column  Chart, writing R codes inside Power BI: Part 4

In the part 1, I have explained how to use R visualization inside Power BI. In the second part the process of visualization of five dimension in a single chart has been presented in Part 2, and finally in the part 3 the map visualization with embedded chart has been presented. In current post and next ones I Read more about Variable Width Column  Chart, writing R codes inside Power BI: Part 4[…]