Microsoft announces Power BI Desktop May Update

Microsoft today released the May Update for Power BI Desktop with new updates to the previously released features. Users can now take advantage of a new slicer type that lets you filter your reports down to relative dates, such as last 3 months. Microsoft is also announcing report level measures for live connections to Analysis Services tabular models & Power BI service datasets. Find the full list of new updates below.

Report view

  • Relative date slicer (preview)
  • New table visual (preview)
  • Combo chart data label enhancements
  • More URL support in table & matrix
  • Mailto links in textbox

Analytics

  • Report level measures for live connections to Analysis Services tabular models & Power BI service datasets
  • 2 new quick measures (preview): Total for category & Rolling average
  • Bin by count

Data connectivity

  • New connector: Dynamics 365 for Customer Insights
  • Combine files – ability to reference “First File” as example

Query editing

  • Two new transforms:
    • Extract text before/after/between delimiters
    • Unpivot only selected columns

Read about these features in detail here.

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