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12 December
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 81 – Social Network Graph)

In this module you will learn how to use the Social Network Graph Custom Visual. The Social Network Graph allows you to visualize relationships between people or items in your data. Module 81 – Social Network Graph Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Social Network Graph Dataset – Coaching...
04 December
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 80 – TreeViz)

In this module you will learn how to use the TreeViz Custom Visual. The TreeViz is a breakdown tree that allows you to expand or collapse levels of hierarchical data. Module 80 – TreeViz Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – TreeViz Dataset – Sales by Product Hierarchy.xlsx Completed Example –...
27 November
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 79 – Venn Diagram MAQ Software)

In this module you will learn how to use the Venn Diagram Custom Visual by MAQ Software. The Venn Diagram shows relationships between two or more categories with overlapping circles. Module 79 – Venn Diagram (MAQ Software) Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Venn Diagram (MAQ Software) Dataset –...
21 November
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 78 – Data Image by CloudScope)

In this module you will learn how to use the Data Image Power BI Custom Visual by CloudScope. The Data Image visual helps in displaying images based on an image URL stored in your data. Module 78 – Data Image by CloudScope Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Data Image by CloudScope Dataset –...
13 November
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 77 – Card Browser)

In this module you will learn how to use the Card Browser Custom Visual.  The Card Browser allows you to display document data in visually appealing way with images. Module 77 – Card Browser Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Card Browser Dataset – Pragmatic Works Employees.xlsx Completed...
08 November
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 76 – Image Timeline)

In this module you will learn how to use the Image Timeline Custom Visual.  The Image Timeline is a great way to display data in order across a timeline.  If you have images of your data you can also display those images on the timeline. Module 76 – Image Timeline Downloads Power BI Custom...
01 November
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 75 – Enlighten Stack Shuffle)

In this module you will learn how to use the Enlighten Stack Shuffle Custom Visual.  The Enlighten Stack Shuffle is helpful when you want to display a Top N set of values.  For example if you want to display your top 5 selling employees this visual can make that very easy. Module 75 – Enlighten...
23 October
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 74 – Cylindrical Gauge MAQ Software)

In this module you will learn how to use the Cylindrical Gauge Custom Visual by MAQ Software.  The Cylindrical Gauge can be helpful for visualizing a single metric on your report. Module 74 – Cylindrical Gauge (MAQ Software) Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Cylindrical Gauge (MAQ...
16 October
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 73 – Heat Streams)

In this module you will learn how to use the Heat Streams Custom Visual.  The Heat Streams visual allows you to visualize and compare a categorical value over time. Module 73 – Heat Streams Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Heat Streams Dataset – Monthly Sales by State.xlsx Completed Example –...
09 October
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 72 – HTML Viewer)

In this module you will learn how to use the HTML Viewer.  The HTML Viewer allows you to display the results of HTML code within your Power BI reports. Module 72 – HTML Viewer Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – HTML Viewer Dataset – Blog HTML.xlsx Completed Example – Module 72 – HTML...