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Displaying articles for: 11-12-2017 - 11-18-2017

Power BI Reporting Webinar: Transforming "Good" to "Great!"

by Power BI Admin MindyJ on ‎11-16-2017 01:56 PM - last edited on ‎11-16-2017 02:15 PM by Power BI Admin mbenjamin

Failing to deliver a well-designed Power BI Report is perhaps the most common reporting pitfall.  What good is quality data if it is not presented in a way that is meaningful or easily understood? Someone without any prior knowledge should be able to quickly understand a report without explanation and be quickly drawn to the key elements you want them to view.  This webinar will walk through the common dos and don’ts of reporting in Power BI, using easy-to-learn techniques that bring data to life.

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Help creating your JSON file template for themes using a Power BI file

by ruthpozuelo Regular Visitor on ‎11-14-2017 09:20 AM - last edited on ‎11-17-2017 08:28 AM by Power BI Admin mbenjamin

 

Have you tried to create a JSON file to manage the theme on your Power BI report? Not an easy task, right? I tried to do this last week, and I found it hard and confusing. Hours went by, and I was almost in the same place as when I started. My method was obviously not working, and the available documentation was not clear for me. I needed to do something else if I was going to produce a JSON file theme for my customer.  So, what to do? I use Power BI for everything, ok not everything, but almost everything. So, I used Power BI to create a documentation that I could understand, and finally my JSON file was done (or at least I did all that could be done, more on that on the later).

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