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Advocate I

What happened to Drill Down on reports after the latest update?

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?

Responsive Resident
Responsive Resident

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.


We do have monthly releases. Please make sure that you keep Power BI Desktop updated. There are a lot of fantastic features coming soon.

Jen Underwood
Principal Program Manager, BI

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Advocate II
Advocate II

I'm having the same issue; i can't for the life of me figure out the drill down in the new (awesome and more usable) setup.



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