Microsoft’s business analytics solution, Power BI Desktop is receiving the May Feature Update. The latest release improves upon the earlier April release and includes an upgrade to tables, two new quick measures, and a new way to create bins.
Microsoft has also introduced a new slicer type which will let you filter your reports by relative dates, such as last 3 months. In addition, the company is also announcing report level measures for live connections to Analysis Services tabular models & Power BI service datasets.
For a summary of the major updates, you can watch the following video:
Here’s the complete list of May updates:
- Relative date slicer (preview)
- New table visual (preview)
- Combo chart data label enhancements
- More URL support in table & matrix
- Mailto links in textbox
- 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
- New connector: Dynamics 365 for Customer Insights
- Combine files – ability to reference “First File” as example