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On this blog you will find articles, guides and information created by our community members and, from time to time, roundups and community news.

API 1.6 for custom visuals is available in the PowerBI-visuals-tools, includes new features:

  • support for visual localization
  • support for visual to enter in-visual edit mode
  • support for creating interactive R custom visuals, based on html

In addition, Capabilities.json was updated to include support for the much anticipated drill-down capability

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Reminder that the current custom visuals gallery will be deprecated on 5/31. from that date, custom visuals will only be available to download from the Office store.

Any custom visuals that was downloaded from the gallery will still be working in Power BI

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The new PlayAxis custom visual for Power BI will animate your report and its visuals without any user interaction.
It is perfect to show your reports without having to click every time you want to change the values of a filter and it is also great for when you want to see trends or look for patterns in your data. Just click "play" and focus on how data is evolving.

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The Ultimate Waterfall Chart

by klabir Regular Visitor on ‎03-30-2017 10:33 AM

Hello Everybody!

 

Let me introduce you today the Ultimate Waterfall Chart, a Custom Visual soon available in the gallery. Let’s have a more detailed look on my first example I have prepared. Its not a final dashboard, it just has the charts or features on it I want to explain.

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Creating a power BI custom visual is much more than a programming endeavor, it is an immersion in a new form of art that enables self-actualization of data. It calls for a broader set of skills and your work is not over once the visual is built. The good news however is, you are not alone. There is a community out there that you can learn from and be a part of…

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This blog is for announcements from the community, as well as from the custom visuals product group, to share news about custom visuals. whether new visuals in the gallery, major updates, interesting articles, or new APIs for the custom visuals platform. You will hear it here first!

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