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Add custom column to Usage Metrics

I am using the Usage Metrics dataset for my workspace.  I want to enrich the dataset with a day of week column or measure.  I am looking for usage trends by day (ie. Monday vs Friday etc.).

 

I cannot seem to find a way to either add a custom column or create a measure in the Power BI usage dataset that I can use in my report.  Can someone suggest an approach.

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@Anonymous ,

 

I'm afraid the usage metric is automatically generated by power bi service based on the dataset. You can create an extra report/visual to reach your requirement.

 

Community Support Team _ Jimmy Tao

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Anonymous
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@v-yuta-msft  Jimmy, thanks for your reply.  Yes, I am working within the restriction that the dataset is generated by the Power BI service.  I have connected to the dataset and created my own custom report - I need guidance on how to create a custom column and/or measure to enrich the data set and allow me to report by the day of the week.

@Anonymous ,

 

Could you share more details about your specific requirement and post some sample data?

 

Regards,

Jimmy Tao

Anonymous
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@v-yuta-msft Jimmy, I would like to add a custom column or measure to the Power BI generated usage metrics dataset so that I can monitor usage by day of the week - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday etc.. How do I create this additional data with the date values available.  No sample data - all data is generated in the Power BI generated dataset.

 

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Anonymous
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@v-yuta-msft  Jimmy, please let me know if it is possible to "enrich" the Poerw BI metrics dataset with custom columns and/or related tables... or simply write a measure that mimics a custom column

Has this issue been resolved or does anybody have a solution? I have a use-case where I'd like to add a column to the user table indicating whether the person is a developer or a stakeholder. I have the data already in a local .xsls file but have not found any way to connect this to the report usage metrics in the Power Bi service. 

hi, i am trying to do the same. Were you able to achieve this?

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