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January 2019 Power BI Report Server Updates

24 January 2019

Here's the latest update for Power BI Report Server. This release features copy and pasting between .pbix files, expand / collapse on matrix row headers, and row-level security support. The full list is as follows:

Report Server

  • Row-level security


  • Dot plot layout support in scatter charts
  • Copy value and selection from table and matrix
  • Built-in report theme options
  • Search in filter cards
  • Expand and collapse matrix row headers
  • Copy and paste between desktop files
  • Smart guides for aligning objects on a page
  • Set tab order for objects on a page
  • Tooltips for button visuals
  • Report accessibility improvements


  • DAX Editor improvements
  • Modelling accessibility improvements
  • New DAX functions


  • Colour saturation on visuals upgraded to use conditional formatting


  • Updated Power BI Desktop for Report Server icon
  • Transport layer security settings
  • High contrast support for all panes and report footer
  • Improved keyboard shortcuts dialog.

As always, we'll be detailing these updates in our next (February) newsletter. Please remember we have training in Power BI which you can find out more about here. If you are not already a subscriber, why not sign up at the bottom of any SumProduct web page? And don't forget to download the latest version of Power BI Desktop here too.