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Late November 2022 Updates for Power BI

30 November 2022

This latest set of updates see the introduction of an Optimize Ribbon which makes your report creation experience more streamlined, especially if you are working in DirectQuery mode.  Also new this time around are Linked Metrics and a new EVALUATEANDLOG DAX function that enable you to log intermediate values of your DAX expressions.

The full list is as follows:

Change of Image

  • Announcing New Power BI Colour Accent


  • Unshared and unsynchronised axes for small multiples charts
  • Controlling and customising labels on Azure Maps
  • Create dynamic slicers using field parameters in Preview
  • Composite models over Power BI datasets and Analysis Services in Preview


  • Streamline your report authoring experience with the Optimize Ribbon

Data connectivity and preparation

  • Azure Databricks, Databricks
  • Dremio Cloud
  • Kognitwin
  • Spigit, Projectplace, Planview Enterprise One – PRM, Planview Enterprise One – CTM
  • SumTotal


  • New way to upload Power BI and Excel files
  • Subscribe to a report with filters applied
  • Linked metrics
  • Information protection update

Paginated Reports

  • Formatted Table authoring experience


  • New visuals in AppSource
  • accoPLANNING by Accobat
  • ADWISE RoadMap / Gantt v2.5
  • Control Chart XmR by Nova Silva
  • Zebra BI Cards 1.3
  • ZoomCharts Drill Down Graph PRO


  • Power BI Desktop infrastructure update (WebView2).

As always, we'll be detailing these updates in our January newsletter.  Please remember we have virtual / online 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.