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Reports in Power BI

Take your Power BI visualizations up a level with the skills you already have. Learn alternative data storytelling techniques to simply building dashboards.

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In this advanced course, take your Power BI visualizations up a level with the skills you already have. You’ll learn complex alternative data storytelling techniques to simply building dashboards, including buttons and bookmarks to create more interactive visualizations. Customize the user experience by drillthrough filters and emoji, and learn how to tweak the Q&A feature for personalized reports.

  1. 1

    Power BI Reports


    You've built compelling dashboards in Power BI, but that's not all you can do. In this first chapter, you’ll learn the differences between reports and dashboards. Next, you'll add drill-through filters to your Power BI report to increase user interaction.

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    Reports vs. dashboards
    50 xp
    Report or dashboard?
    100 xp
    Increasing report interaction
    50 xp
    Extend the Over Budget report
    100 xp
    Create drill-through filters
    100 xp
    Use scatterplots over time
    100 xp
  2. 2

    Bookmarks and Buttons


    In this chapter, you’ll learn to add interactive story-telling to your reports with bookmarks and buttons.

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  3. 3

    Customizing the Experience

    Now it's time to customize the look and feel of buttons and tables using unicode and emojis in tables. You’ll also change how visuals interact with one another and see how conditional formatting can be a powerful tool for your report.

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    Customize a Report with Q&A

    Asking a question in natural language is sometimes the quickest way to get an answer from your data. In this chapter, you'll learn how to add and tweak the Q&A visual to your Power BI Reports.

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Maarten Van den Broeck

Content Developer at DataCamp

Maarten is an aquatic ecologist and teacher by training and a data scientist by profession. After his career as a Ph.D. researcher at KU Leuven, he wished that he had discovered DataCamp sooner. He loves to combine education and data science to develop DataCamp courses. In his spare time, he runs a symphonic orchestra.
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Kevin Feasel

CTO, Envizage

Kevin is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and CTO at Envizage, where he specializes in data analytics with T-SQL and R, forcing Spark clusters to do his bidding, fighting with Kafka, and pulling rabbits out of hats on demand. He is the lead contributor to Curated SQL ( and author of PolyBase Revealed (forthcoming). A resident of Durham, North Carolina, he can be found cycling the trails along the triangle whenever the weather's nice enough.
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