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March 2020

10 Mar

Upgrade the TLS version of your Power BI application to TLS 1.2

NOW AVAILABLE

Support for transport layer security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 for Power BI will end in June 2020. Upgrade the TLS version of your Power BI application to TLS 1.2 before then.

  • Power BI Embedded
9 Mar

Export Power BI reports to PDF, PPTX or PNG files using REST API

IN PREVIEW

Power BI now has an additional set of capabilities that allow you to export a Power BI report by using a REST call to the following file formats—PDF, PPTX (PowerPoint) and PNG.

  • Power BI Embedded

February 2020

18 Feb

Power BI Embedded filters API now supports single selection filter

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI Embedded now has the capability to set a basic filter as a single selection filter. To do this, when editing the report, select the checkbox that says Require single selection at the bottom of the filter card. In addition, it is now possible to have the same single selection filter behavior when using the JavaScript client APIs.

  • Power BI Embedded
18 Feb

Power BI has new, improved usage metrics report

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Power BI usage metrics report allows you to monitor the views of your report and to see the consumption’s platform. For embedded reports, to see the different kinds of embed scenarios, simply hover over the embedded data.

  • Power BI Embedded
18 Feb

Power BI—High contrast mode for embedded reports now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Set your embedded Power BI reports to use a high contrast theme to enable users who may have visual or physical impairments to benefit from your reports.

  • Power BI Embedded
14 Feb

Power BI report authoring APIs now support a new aggregation function

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI report authoring APIs now support a new aggregation function when constructing data fields.

  • Power BI Embedded

January 2020

7 Jan

New Power BI API generates embed tokens for multiple items

NOW AVAILABLE

Generate an embed token with permissions for multiple Power BI reports, datasets, and target workspaces using the new Power BI API.

  • Power BI Embedded
7 Jan

Power BI Clone and Rebind APIs now support shared datasets

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI shared datasets are now supported in Power BI Embedded, allowing you to manage the connections of Power BI datasets and reports across workspaces. This capability enabled us to expand the following APIs and automate related scenarios:

  • Power BI Embedded
7 Jan

Connect a Power BI report to a dataset using dynamic binding

NOW AVAILABLE

Use dynamic binding to maintain a single template of a Power BI report that can be connected to multiple datasets across workspaces, instead of copying and maintaining hundreds of report duplicates.

  • Power BI Embedded
3 Jan

The new Power BI filter pane goes live in all reports

NOW AVAILABLE

The new filter pane goes live in all reports in April 2020. Turn it on now to fine-tune the formatting in your reports before then.

  • Power BI Embedded

August 2019

14 Aug

Visual Authoring API for Power BI Embedded now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Power BI Report Authoring SDK extension allows programmatic creation of visuals, binding them to columns, measures, hierarchies and personalising them by setting properties like axis visibility and titles.

  • Power BI Embedded
14 Aug

The service principal is now available for Power BI Embedded

NOW AVAILABLE

Service principal allows you to access resources or perform operations using Power BI API without the need for a user to sign in or have a Power BI Pro licence.

  • Power BI Embedded
14 Aug

New tool for automating load testing of Power BI Embedded capacities now available

NOW AVAILABLE

A tool for automating load testing of Power BI Embedded capacities helps you understand how much user load your capacity can handle when used. It uses PowerShell to create automated load tests against your capacities and lets you choose which reports to test and how many concurrent users to simulate.

  • Power BI Embedded
14 Aug

Recent Rendering performance improvements now available in Power BI Embedded

NOW AVAILABLE

Power BI Embedded recently improved performance in two key areas: embedding different reports into the same iframe and query caching for embedded reports.

  • Power BI Embedded
14 Aug

New filters experience is available in Power BI Embedded

NOW AVAILABLE

The new Power BI filters experience is available in Power BI Embedded and in embedded reports as well. The new experience has an updated design and useful features, such as hide, lock and rename filters.

  • Power BI Embedded
14 Aug

New region: Johannesburg (South Africa North) now supports Power BI Embedded

NOW AVAILABLE

This new region allows customers to locate their Power BI Embedded deployments closer to their data sources, either in Azure or on-premises, enabling faster data refresh performance and lower networking egress costs.

  • Power BI Embedded

June 2019

7 Jun

Power BI Embedded analytics accessibility improvements for application users

NOW AVAILABLE

We have added some accessibility improvements to applications using Power BI Embedded analytics that will help users of applications have additional ways to interact with Power BI Embedded visuals. These improvements include keyboard navigation, title attribution and tabbing.

  • Power BI Embedded
7 Jun

‘Key influencers’ AI visual is now available in Power BI Embedded analytics to help users identify what factors influence a KPI

NOW AVAILABLE

The Key influencers visual surfaces what factors influence a KPI. For example, users may want to analyse what factors impact user satisfaction of a product. Factors that can impact this KPI can be the type of product they bought, the price or even if the user is a first-time buyer vs a returning customer. You can embed this visualisation into your own application with Power BI Embedded.

  • Power BI Embedded
7 Jun

Upload Datasets only with Power BI Embedded analytics ‘Import’ API

NOW AVAILABLE

Using the Power BI Import API, developers can uncouple the dataset and report so they can upload just the dataset to a workspace. Developers use the 'skipreport' parameter to upload only the dataset in cases where they do not want to also upload the report to the workspace.

  • Power BI Embedded
7 Jun

Power BI REST API with ‘Try-it’ tool allows you to try APIs without any code

NOW AVAILABLE

Anyone with a Power BI licence can now log into the account to see how the Power BI REST API works, get information or perform operation on Power BI artifacts you have access to - without writing any code using the Power BI REST API Try-it Tool. With five simple steps, users are able to try capabilities of the Power BI REST API without writing code.

  • Power BI Embedded

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