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April 2020 Community Highlights

Welcome back to another PBI Community recap! April saw a focus on Super Users and updating of several of our support articles to provide you with even more useful information on how to use the community. However, we've also announced a brand-new community in the product family and our T-shirt contest winner since the previous Community Highlights post. Of course, there was also lots of useful information from our community bloggers again. Check out the full April overview below.

To stay up to date with the latest community happenings, be sure to subscribe to News & Announcements! For more information about subscribing to community content, see our support article, Subscriptions and Notifications.

                                   

Blog Post: What do you want to learn at Microsoft Business Applications Summit?

In April, we published a blog post that allowed you to share what you would like to see at MBAS. The live event covered 30 of the 38 topic suggestions. Topics were covered during the Social Hour and Expert Connect, in addition to thank yous for ideas from community members. A big thank you to everyone who submitted a question under the post! You can read the blog and suggestions here:

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Community-Blog/What-do-you-want-to-learn-at-Microsoft-Business-Appl...

 

MBAS 2020 Video Gallery

Missed MBAS? You can now watch Microsoft Business Applications Summit sessions on-demand right from the Community:
https://community.powerbi.com/t5/MBAS-Gallery-2020/bd-p/pbi_mbasgallery-2020

 

Claim Your MBAS Badge

Whether you were able to watch the sessions live, or find yourself watching the sessions in the community, you can claim your community badge to be shown in your profile by filling out this short form: https://aka.ms/MBASBadge
Thanks to the hundreds of users that have already claimed theirs!

 

Super User Bios – Season 1 2020

If you’ve always wondered who the folks are that are that are so helpful when it comes to answering your questions, you should check out our post with biographies and photos of some of the Super Users from Season 1 of this year.

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/News-Announcements/Super-User-Bios-Season-1-2020/m-p/1037579#M257

 

Power Virtual Agents Community Launch

After Power Virtual Agents has been a part of our product family for a bit now, we launched its very own PVA Community at the end of April. Take a look around, and learn more about how you can use PVA to be more productive:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Virtual-Agents-Community/ct-p/PVACommunity

 

‘Better Together’ T-Shirt Design Contest – Winner Announced!
We had a hard time choosing the winner from the T-shirt design contest finalists, but the wait is finally over. If you missed the T-shirt reveal at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2020, read our post to find out who won:
https://community.powerbi.com/t5/News-Announcements/Better-Together-T-Shirt-Design-Contest-Winner-An...

 

Support Article Updates

Did you know that you could subscribe to labels? Well, now you do. If you would like to be notified of posts related to posts on a certain topic, check out our updated article on Subscriptions and Notifications, which now has instructions for subscribing to labels:

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Using-the-Community/Subscriptions-and-Notifications/ta-p/842820

There are times when you might want to go back and edit a post or delete one because you have accidentally created a duplicate. If you want to learn how to edit or delete one of your own posts, read our updated support article on ‘How to Use the Toolbar’ (specifically, under ‘Inserting and editing media’ > ‘Images’):

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Using-the-Community/How-to-Use-the-Toolbar/ta-p/830505

Here’s another neat feature: You can actually speed up the image insertion process by copying and pasting the image into the upload field. Curious how you can do this? Read our updated article ‘Asking, Answering, and Accepting’:

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Using-the-Community/Asking-Answering-and-Accepting/ta-p/680259

 

Community Blogs

Read up on the blogs written by our community members in the Community Blog:

Customer Analysis Deep Dive - How to Complete Quality Analysis by EnterpriseDNA

My First Look at Read/Write XMLA Endpoints in Power BI Premium by nickyvv

Incremental Refresh with Subqueries by mwegener

Power BI Reports as Screensavers by mwegener

How-To: Union Paginated Web Data Source by az38

Power BI – Handling Duplicate Rankings Using the RANKX DAX Function by Pragati11

Dynamic Row Level Security (Rls) and Company Hierarchies by ChrisMBarber

Why you NEED to learn about Tabular Editor! by Mike_Carlo

To Transpose or Unpivot? What you need to know about table structuring in Power Query by ahmedoye

The (ALL, ALLSELECTED & ALLEXCEPT) Code by vivran22

Earn Your Power Platform Black Belt through On-Demand Training Series by delaney_freer

Column-Level Security - 2 Methods for Restricting Column-Level Information by Mike_Carlo

Week Is Not So Weak: WTD, Last WTD, and This Week vs Last Week by amitchandak

Custom Date Range on Date Slicer Using Power BI JavaScript Library by ShaktiBI

Soapbox Series: Adding No VALUE(S) by Greg_Deckler

 

Helpful resources

Announcements
Announcing the New Spanish Forum

Announcing the New Spanish Forum

Do you need help in Spanish? Check out our new Spanish community section.

MBAS Gallery 2020

MBAS Gallery 2020

Watch Microsoft Business Applications Summit sessions on-demand.

‘Better Together’ Integration Forum Launch

‘Better Together’ Integration Forum Launch

We've launched a how-to forum where you can learn about how Power BI integrates with other Power Platform products.

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