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March 2024 Updates for Power BI

27 March 2024

Another busy month for Power BI (just for a change!).  There are new updates for Visual calculations, editing your data model in the Power BI Service, and deliver report subscriptions to OneDrive SharePoint.

The full list of updates is as follows:


  • Visual calculations update in Preview
  • On-Object Interaction updates
  • Mobile layout auto-create in Preview
  • Expanding Spatial Data Integration: Shapefile Support in Azure Maps Visual
  • Data bars in Matrix subtotal / total conditional formatting
  • Data labels alignment


  • Write DAX queries in DAX query view with Copilot in Preview
  • Enhanced Row Level Security editor is enabled by default in Preview
  • Selection expressions for calculation groups in Preview
  • DAX query view improvements in Preview 


  • Edit your data model in the Power BI Service – updates
  • Undo / Redo, Clear all, and New filter cards in Explore
  • Deliver report subscriptions to OneDrive SharePoint in Preview


  • Custom visual SSO support


  • New title flyout for Power BI Desktop developer mode
  • Rename to ‘Semantic Model’ in Power BI Project files
  • System file updates for Git integration
  • Hierarchical Identity filter API


  • New visuals in AppSource
  • Dumbbell Bar chart by Nova Silva
  • Date Picker by Powerviz
  • Drill Down Combo PRO
  • PDF Uploader / Viewer
  • Inforiver Premium Matrix

Paginated Reports

  • Connect to new data sources from Power BI Report Builder in Preview
  • Localised parameter prompts in Power BI Report Builder.

As always, we'll be detailing these updates in our May newsletter (they came out too late, alas, for April’s).  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.