A couple days ago I could build a hierarchy on the Axis fields and drill down on different charts. However with the new Report and Data set update. I can't seem to add either Hierarchies, different fields on the same graph or drill down at all.
The reports that come from PowerView (with drilldown enabled) show an error that states too much data is being displayed.
Did this break on the latest update? or was the feature scrapped?
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We had to make a few difficult trade-offs to get the visualization framework to a place where it was truly mobile friendly, open for 3rd party custom visualizations and API extensions moving forward. The visualization framework is now completed and should not change again. One of the trade-offs was temporary loss of drill down that you see right now. Our team is working rapidly to get drill down back and implemented in an enhanced manner as soon as possible. In our user studies, we learned few people actually knew that drill down even existed. We want to improve the discoverability, user experience, and capability.
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I can't believe you guys removed the drill down arrows from the reports. The end user experience is now totally ruined! How are you supposed to drill back up? Right click a hundred times? What about using touch screen monitors to display reports? Terrible move!!
Please, please, please, if you decide to do something like this again in the future, and by "this" I mean ruin the end user experience, please send out an Email to your corporate users who build reports and let us know so we don't look like fools to our managers.
Yes, I'm being dramatic but this is quite the turn of events... LOL
We keep hearing about future releases, however I cannot find any documentation on a release schedule or release notes. Any advice on where to find such documentation?
Thanks for feedback and confrmation this is temporary Jen. Every customer we meet asks about this functionality as they've seen it in competitive products.
Glad to hear it will return!
So I logged into my Power BI today and noticed something new. The option to go to the old canvas or the new canvas is back on the top right corner on reports. Going back to the old canvas brings back Drill Down and Hierarchies. However i havent tried reating a new report from the data set and see if you can add extra fields to make the drill down.
But at least something is something and I can show the Drill down functionality on some reports while using the new canvas to show the "prettyness" on other reports.
This is fundemental to all customers. every comparative solution has this functionality and we need to be able to show customers this capability. weve managed to get 2 customers on board for GA and they are expecting this finctionality as we've already shown it to them!!! please at least provide an eta so we can manage their expectations.... and help a partner out too..;-)
Sorry, but Drill Down is one of the most basic functionality and I can't belive that PBI leaks this functionality. Please give us a rough estimate until when this feature will be back. This is a big show stopper.
Errr....yea, seriously. One of the first and most common graphs i/we draw is Year -> Month -> Day (3 fields on the axis) . This is absolute non-negotiable and basic functionality....really, you ripped this out ? What on earth?
Wow, can't believe this was ripped out. Should leave it as is, provide whatever design enhancement later, rather than rip out totally.
Also having the same problem although I don't get any error messages. I had a report built in the old interface that used the heiarchy/ drill down feature, and that visualization just doesn't behave the same way in the new interface. I can't drill down in into the bar chart.
I'm hoping this gets fixed in the general availability release as this is an important feature for us.
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