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One Click Calculation Group in Power BI

Calculation Groups in Power BI can be amazing! Patrick shows you how you can create these common patterns with just one click using Tabular Editor. Blog: https://www.esbrina-ba.com/time-intelligence-the-smart-way/ Calculation Groups: https://docs.microsoft.com/analysis-services/tabular-models/calculation-groups?view=asallproducts-allversions Tabular Editor: https://tabulareditor.com

One Click Calculation Group in Power BI2021-09-22T04:57:40-05:00

How to show a name more than once in Power BI

Ever run into an issue where a duplicate name doesn't show up? Is it being aggregated? Patrick looks at a few ways you can avoid the duplicate name from disappearing in Power BI.

How to show a name more than once in Power BI2021-09-15T06:10:26-05:00

When is a date not a date in Power BI?

When is a date not a date? We all use them in our data. Patrick looks at how data types can be a tricky thing in Power BI. Be aware of what you are working with in order to avoid this problem in your charts.

When is a date not a date in Power BI?2021-09-08T06:12:22-05:00

CRUSHING requirements with Small Multiples in Power BI

Check out how using Small Multiples in Power BI can help you CRUSH requirements and satisfy business requests to make amazing reports! Patrick also has a neat trick for you. Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/visuals/power-bi-visualization-small-multiples

CRUSHING requirements with Small Multiples in Power BI2021-09-01T05:21:17-05:00

Can you refresh a single table in Power BI?

Frustrated that a you can only do a full refresh? Patrick takes it to the next level by showing how you can refresh only a single table in your Power BI dataset. This is a great option for targeted refresh and avoid potential overhead. Processing Options: https://docs.microsoft.com/analysis-services/multidimensional-models/processing-options-and-settings-analysis-services?view=asallproducts-allversions Refresh Types: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/analysis-services/analysis-services-async-refresh Elegant BI Blog: https://www.elegantbi.com/post/datarefreshintabulareditor https://www.elegantbi.com/post/processingmanager

Can you refresh a single table in Power BI?2021-08-18T07:10:04-05:00

Exploring the Visio visual in Power BI

Want to explore locations with data? The Visio visual in Power BI helps you do just that! Patrick looks at how to set it up and help use your data to highlight areas within a Visio diagram. Documentation: https://support.microsoft.com/office/add-visio-visuals-to-power-bi-reports-4f09be62-f436-45c2-93b0-4a0f66b1f5a7 Download Sample

Exploring the Visio visual in Power BI2021-08-11T08:33:37-05:00

Fix my Calculation Group in Power BI

You've spent time creating Calculation Groups in Power BI only to find that they don't work. What's up with that? Patrick may be your only hope. Calculation Groups Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/analysis-services/tabular-models/calculation-groups

Fix my Calculation Group in Power BI2021-08-05T05:32:49-05:00

Bringing Paginated into Power BI reports – INSANE AMAZING!

It's here! Have a look at the Power BI Paginated visual for your Power BI Reports! It adds additional flexibility for displaying data as well as providing easy export options if that's your jam. Blog Announcement: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/paginated-report-visual-for-power-bi-reports-is-now-available-in-public-preview/ Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/visuals/paginated-report-visual BIFOCAL Show Podcast: https://bifocal.show/ Jason Himmelstein's white paper: https://sharepointlonghorn.com/the-new-paginated-report-visual-is-here/

Bringing Paginated into Power BI reports – INSANE AMAZING!2021-08-04T07:11:08-05:00
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