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inserv
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Question regarding support image from local machine

Hi All.
We have a custom visual and have a request to support uploading images from local machine.

Current visaul accepts URL for the images.
Is it possible to cache an image in a report?

 

We would like to provide an option to specify image path from local machine.
In our custom visual update function, cache the image in the custom visual and/or report,
so that the image can be displayed in report deployed to Power BI service.

 

Any help is much appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

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v-evelk
Microsoft
Microsoft

Hi,

 

Theoretically, you can encode images to base64 format and store them in capabilities settings.

 

Kind Regards,

Evgenii Elkin,
Software Engineer
Microsoft Power BI Custom Visuals
pbicvsupport@microsoft.com

inserv
Regular Visitor

Hi Evgenii Elkin,
Thank you for your quick response.
Apologies for the delay in our response.

We will try your suggession.
Appreciate your help and time.

 

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