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Power BI Feature Update August 2018

by Spanish Point - Sep 4, 2018
Power BI Feature Update August 2018

The August release is filled with new features that address some of the top requests from users. The most exciting of which is the Export to PDF feature which is geared towards the #1 feature request on UserVoice, printing in Power BI Desktop. There is also an exciting update for data scientists and statisticians with the new Python integration.


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Here is a complete list of the updates for August 2018:


  • Print reports through Export to PDF
  • Create bookmark groups
  • Theming generally available
  • Slicer restatement


  • Conditional formatting by values
  • Python integration (Preview)
  • Q&A improvements


  • Data categories for measures
  • Statistical DAX functions

Custom visuals:

  • 3AG Systems – Column Chart with Variance
  • Scatter Chart by Akvelon
  • Small Multiples Line Chart
  • Add Natural Language Summaries for BI
  • Pivot Slicer

Data connectivity:

  • Spark connector generally available

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