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Power BI – April 2019 – Desktop Release

by Spanish Point - Apr 17, 2019
Power BI – April 2019 – Desktop Release

The Power BI April update has seen major updates across the entire product.

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This video will give you a summary of the major updates from this month:


  • Filter Pane improvements
  • Ability to rename filters
  • Filter pane scales with the report page
  • Restrict ability to change filter type
  • Conditional formatting for web URL actions for buttons, shapes, an images


  • Drillthrough across reports
  • Key Influencers visual now supports continuous analysis for numeric targets
  • Python support is now generally available
  • Partial synonym matching for terms in Q&A




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Data connectivity:

  • Power BI dataflows connector now generally available
  • Oracle Essbase connector now supports DirectQuery and is generally available
  • PDF connector now generally available
  • Intersystems IRIS connector
  • Indexima connector
  • Solver BI360
  • Paxata

Data preparation:

  • Data Profiling enhancements and general availability
  • Fuzzy merge performance enhancements & general availability
  • M Intelligence supported in formula bar and custom column dialog & is generally available.


  • Power BI Paginated Report Builder

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