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16 October
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 73 – Heat Streams)

In this module you will learn how to use the Heat Streams Custom Visual.  The Heat Streams visual allows you to visualize and compare a categorical value over time. Module 73 – Heat Streams Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Heat Streams Dataset – Monthly Sales by State.xlsx Completed Example –...
09 October
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 72 – HTML Viewer)

In this module you will learn how to use the HTML Viewer.  The HTML Viewer allows you to display the results of HTML code within your Power BI reports. Module 72 – HTML Viewer Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – HTML Viewer Dataset – Blog HTML.xlsx Completed Example – Module 72 – HTML...
02 October
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 71 – Timeline Storyteller)

In this module you will learn how to use the Timeline Storyteller.  The Timeline Storyteller is a great way to tell a story about your data. It gives you the ability to create multiple representations of your data and then pull them together by creating multiple scenes. Module 71 – Timeline...
25 September
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 70 – Custom Calendar By Akvelon)

In this module you will learn how to use the Custom Calendar by Akvelon.  The Custom Calendar by Akvelon is a calendar that allows you to display multiple metrics on each individual day of a month view. Module 70 – Custom Calendar By Akvelon Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Custom Calendar By...
19 September
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 69 – Heatmap)

In this module you will learn how to use the Heatmap Custom Visual.  The Heatmap is useful for show data density on a map. It does this well because it aggregates data points and plots them to colors on a map. Module 69 – Heatmap Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Heatmap Dataset – Consumer...
11 September
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 68 – Dynamic Tooltip MAQ Software)

In this module you will learn how to use the Dynamic Tooltip Custom Visual by MAQ Software.  The Dynamic Tooltip allows you to add extra insight to your report or visuals with a popup that provides additional information. Module 68 – Dynamic Tooltip (MAQ Software) Downloads Power BI Custom...
05 September
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 67 – Impact Bubble Chart)

In this module you will learn how to use the Impact Bubble Chart Custom Visual.  The Impact Bubble Chart is an animated bubble chart that allows you to compare two entities against each other. Module 67 – Impact Bubble Chart Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Impact Bubble Chart Dataset – Movie...
29 August
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 66 – Calendar by Tallan)

In this module you will learn how to use the Calendar Custom Visual by Tallan.  The Calendar Visual provides a calendar layout that filters and aggregates data across a range of dates. Module 66 – Calendar by Tallan Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Calendar by Tallan Dataset – Correctional...
24 August
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 65 – Visio Visual)

In this module you will learn how to use the Visio Visual Custom Visual.  The Visio Visual allows you to embed Visio diagrams stored in either OneDrive for Business or Sharepoint Online in your Power BI reports. Module 65 – Visio Visual Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Visio Visual Dataset –...
17 August
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 64 – Dot Plot MAQ Software)

In this module you will learn how to use the Dot Plot Custom Visual by MAQ Software.  The Dot Plot is used to show distribution using dots among multiple categories or attributes. Module 64 – Dot Plot (MAQ Software) Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Dot Plot (MAQ Software) Dataset – Regional...