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KarenP Frequent Visitor
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Mailto Link

I have added a text box with verbage to contact a person should they have questions on a on-premis dashboard.

I have added the hyperlink but when I click on the hyperlink - I get a pop up that reads You will need a new app to pen this mailto.  When I click ok.  Nothng happens.

 

Does this feature not work in on-premis power bi? 

Or could I be doing something wrong?

 

Thank you

Karen

 

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Re: Mailto Link

Sounds like you're experimenting with the features that integrate Power BI and Power Apps, which is not currently supported in on-prem Report Server.

 

Where did you get the text-box from? Are you definately using the Report Server version of Power BI Desktop?

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Re: Mailto Link

Hi @KarenP,

 

I've just tested your scenario, it works for me (using Power BI Report Server March 2018).

 

Can you confirm you have a default app registered to open mailto: links? E.g. if you create the same link in an office document, does it open your default mail client?

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