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Issue with Publishing PBIX File

I have saved a dashboard to my OneDrive for business and shared with two colleagues in my organisation; one has Power BI Pro and the other has the standard version.  Neither are able to open without downloading - what am I doing wrong please?

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Re: Issue with Publishing PBIX File

@Kpaffey The Desktop will always just be a download from the OneDrive... In order to share you need to publish to the Service, and share the dashboard. The colleague that has a Pro license will see it, and the colleague that has a free license will not see it because he needs a license.

The Service is for sharing, the Desktop is for creating reports. It will always just be a file.


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Super User III

Re: Issue with Publishing PBIX File

@Kpaffey The Desktop will always just be a download from the OneDrive... In order to share you need to publish to the Service, and share the dashboard. The colleague that has a Pro license will see it, and the colleague that has a free license will not see it because he needs a license.

The Service is for sharing, the Desktop is for creating reports. It will always just be a file.


Looking for more Power BI tips, tricks & tools? Check out PowerBI.tips the site I co-own with Mike Carlo. Also, if you are near SE WI? Join our PUG Milwaukee Brew City PUG

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Solution Supplier
Solution Supplier

Re: Issue with Publishing PBIX File

Yes! You need a license for sharing and to view shared reports. 🙃🙃

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Microsoft

Re: Issue with Publishing PBIX File

Hi @Kpaffey,

 

In addition, I would suggest you go through the Publishing and Sharing section of the Guided Learning course for Power BI to better understand how to make it work. Smiley Happy

 

Regards

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