Episode 154: July 2020 Power BI Desktop Update
This is episode 154 recorded on July 22nd, 2020 where John & Jason talk about the July 2020 Power BI Desktop Update including Gradient Legend, Azure Maps Visuals, and the fact that Power BI Desktop now supports external-tool extensibility, as well as the new Dataflex.
Get the Power BI External Tools tab to show up
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Power BI Desktop July 2020 Feature Summary
- Gradient legend
- Ability to further customize slicer header text
- Relative time filter is now generally available
- Enhancements to Q&A
- Azure Maps visual (preview)
- Updates to Multi-Axis Chart by xViz
Allow the Azure Maps visual to lookup text based geographic data
The new Azure maps visual is quite powerful, but it is currently lacking the ability to geocode a place name like the original map visual can. Adding this capability would mean that it could be used with data that has not already been geocoded.
Can we add sparkline support to tables and matrix? Native Excel PivotTable supports it.