Using an Inserted Shape as a Navigation option in Microsoft Power BI

In this Tiny Tip, Belinda will show you how to use a new feature to do something cool, using Microsoft Power BI: Page Navigation using an inserted shape.

In this Tiny Tip, Belinda will show you how to use a new feature to do something cool, using Microsoft Power BI.

In this report, there is a page that is Sales by category, with a slicer that displays countries.  There is a similar page, that displays a table with sales line details.  The slicer on the detail page is sync’d with the first page.

Belinda will Insert > Shape, selecting a triangle.  The April 2021 update has many more shape options.  Another great option for this example, opposed to the Triangle, would have been right arrow or the chevron.

Belinda will format the triangle and add an Action to the shape, on the Format shape pane.  The action assigned will be Page Navigation, then select the detailed page. 

Now, with a simple click in the web service (or a Ctrl+click in the desktop), users can easily navigate from one page to the next.

Copy Value/Table from Microsoft Power BI Report

Do you ever wish you could copy a value or a table in a Microsoft Power BI Report? Well, you can! Watch Belinda show you just how simple it is!

Do you ever wish you could copy a value or a table in a Microsoft Power BI Report?  Well, you can!  Watch Belinda show you just how simple it is!

Organizing Data with Folders in Microsoft Power BI

Sometimes a query in Microsoft Power BI will have so many fields that it is cumbersome. In this Tiny Tip, I will show you how to use folders to organize the query, making it easier to find the fields.

Sometimes a query in Microsoft Power BI will have so many fields that it is cumbersome.  In this Tiny Tip, I will show you how to use folders to organize the query, making it easier to find the fields.

Referencing a Query in the Microsoft Power BI Query Editor

In this Tiny Tip, I will show you how to break up a big flat query in the Microsoft Power BI Query Editor using Reference. This will prevent you from having to import the same data into your data model multiple times.

In this Tiny Tip, I will show you how to break up a big flat query in the Microsoft Power BI Query Editor using Reference.  This will prevent you from having to import the same data into your data model multiple times.

Creating a Template Page for Consistency in Microsoft Power BI

One of the first things I do when I start creating a Microsoft Power BI report is create a template page, which I call Blank. When creating a (new) page, I just duplicate the template/blank page and start building. This helps provide a consistent look for all my pages.

One of the first things I do when I start creating a Microsoft Power BI report is create a template page, which I call Blank.  When creating a (new) page, I just duplicate the template/blank page and start building.  This helps provide a consistent look for all my pages.

By Ms Belinda Allen

Creating a Custom Table in the Microsoft Power BI Query Editor

As I continue building a Microsoft Power BI report that will display the stats for the US College (American) Football South Eastern Conference (SEC); I will show you how I created a custom static table of the 14 teams in the SEC.

As I continue building a Microsoft Power BI report that will display the stats for the US College (American) Football South Eastern Conference (SEC);  I will show you how I created a custom static table of the 14 teams in the SEC.

Formatting the Matrix Visual Microsoft Power BI

love using PivotTables in Microsoft Excel.  When I use them, I always change them to Tabular and remove Subtotals to make them easier to read.  The Matrix visual in Microsoft Power BI is like the Excel PivotTable.  In this Tiny Tip video, I will show you how to make it tabular and remove subtotals. 

Tiny Tips I love using PivotTables in Microsoft Excel.  When I use them, I always change them to Tabular and remove Subtotals to make them easier to read.  The Matrix visual in Microsoft Power BI is like the Excel PivotTable.  In this Tiny Tip video, I will show you how to make it tabular and remove subtotals.

by @MsBelindaAllen

Adding the Last Refresh Date in Microsoft Power BI (Tiny Tip)

In this TINY Video, I will add the last date and time the data in Microsoft Power BI was refreshed.  Old data is bad data!  This is an easy way to make sure you are looking at a good data!

Tiny Tips
by @MsBelindaAllen

 

In this TINY Video, I will add the last date and time the data in Microsoft Power BI was refreshed.  Old data is bad data!  This is an easy way to make sure you are looking at a good data!

Adding multiple Trend Lines in Microsoft Power BI (Tiny Tip)

In this TINY Video, I will add a trend line to my clustered column chart visual in Microsoft Power BI.  Since my visual has 3 columns in each cluster (Legend), I want to have 3 separate trend lines so I can compare the trends of each value in the legend using the same x and y axis.  This 2-minute video shows how to do this!

Tiny Tips
by @MsBelindaAllen

In this TINY Video, I will add a trend line to my clustered column chart visual in Microsoft Power BI.  Since my visual has 3 columns in each cluster (Legend), I want to have 3 separate trend lines so I can compare the trends of each value in the legend using the same x and y axis.  This 2-minute video shows how to do this!