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New Custom Visuals Support in Excel Not Working


I cannot insert a Power BI custom visual into an Excel sheet becasue the new Excel Insert Chart dialog's Custom Visuals tab does not display.



1. I followed the instructions at the following link to get started:  

I am signed up as an Office Insider (not Monthly Channel).

I am using the Office for Windows Desktop Build 10313.20013 or greater


2. I followed the instructions in the following link to Set Up Excel for Side Loading Add-Ins

I created a shared folder as instructed. Within the shared folder is a subfolder with the manifests for the example visuals given in the link above.


3. I followed the instructions to Sideload a .pbiviz File and this is where what I see differs from the article at the link above.

When I select “Insert Custom Visual”, according to the article, I should have a dialog with three tabs where the third tab is labeled “Custom Visuals”, but I am missing the Custom Visuals tab, so I cannot insert a custom visual.


Any idea what's wrong and how to get the Custom Visuals tab to appear would be greatly appreciated!




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