Here is a simple technique for the Shape Map in Power BI that allows additional focus on relevant polygons as well as adds some enhanced appeal.
I created this report after seeing a list of local youth service organizations published by the Detroit Free Press. It features simple visualizations based on US Census data from 2015. One unique feature is a Shape Map county “highlight” effect achieved by layering maps. Also uses a custom Shape Map showing the concentration of poverty in Detroit and…
Originally created as a Makeover Monday Week 8 submission, this Power BI report looks at the contributions for different European Union member states to potato production. Page 1 focuses on how only five countries combine to produce 2/3 of all potatoes. Page 2 allows a country selection and breaks down different measures of land use,…
Who says Power BI can’t be fun for all ages? This report uses a simple custom “visual” to provide audio sounds based on the animal you select.
In the Power BI Desktop update last May, Microsoft released “Quick Calc”. As a convenient feature that eliminates the need to write a custom DAX expression for a simple percent of total calculation, it was lauded at the time of release. Does Quick Calc have a future with the addition of more convenient built-in calculations? I hope so.
With the preview launch of ArcGIS Maps for Power BI, one unexpected improvement is the ability to enhance tooltips. Whether you would like to add an image, formatted text, a table, or a list; you have a few different options to enhance your tooltip with HTML.
One of the nice features of the ArcGIS visual is that you can add a reference layer that sits on top of your basemap but below your data. The ability to search means that you can provide your own custom reference layers simply by creating and sharing them first in ArcGIS Online.