Masking Measure Values in Analysis Services and Power BI

Object-level security is one of the significant new features introduced for SQL Server Analysis Services 2017 and Azure Analysis Services. With object-level security, you have row-level security and add the ability to lock down tables and columns so that users are unaware of their existence. Table-level security, column-level security, and row-level security can be used…

Create a Dynamic HTML Slider for Power BI

If you have followed some of my recent posts, you may have noticed that I have focused a lot on the HTML Viewer custom visual for Power BI. As I have started using it, I have enjoyed the versatility that it brings to reports. Having HTML easily available without having to build a custom visual…

Template Theme Files for Power BI Visuals

A few months ago, Power BI expanded the capabilities of Themes to include more than colors. You can now change the Format and even configure Analytics such as forecasting. In a previous post, I looked at how you can use the wildcard character (*) to universally set formatting under visualStyles. Here, I want to share…

Use SVG Images in Power BI: Part 2

In Part 1, you saw how to view SVG images using the HTML Viewer custom visual in Power BI. Apart from some conveniences like changing the color and resizing without losing quality, SVG may seem like a lot of work. At least, that may be true if you are only modifying one image. With a…

Use SVG Images in Power BI: Part 1

In my recent BlueGranite post on Bookmarks, I demonstrated how you can employ Power BI’s HTML Viewer custom visual for data-driven images. In a series of two posts on the DataVeld blog, I’ll demonstrate additional ways to use the HTML Viewer with dynamic, vector-based images: Part 1 (this post) – How to use and modify SVG…