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May 2022 Updates for Power BI

21 May 2022

This month’s highlights include the announcement of the General Availability of Canvas Zoom, more new Format pane updates and various new Preview features.  

The full list is as follows:


  • New Format pane updates in Preview
  • Canvas Zoom now Generally Available
  • Field parameters in Preview
  • Managing composite models on Power BI datasets
  • Data point rectangle select now Generally Available
  • Error bars for Column and Line Combination charts in Preview
  • ArcGIS for Power BI visual updates

Data connectivity and preparation

  • FactSet RMS (New Connector)
  • Funnel (New Connector)
  • Azure Databricks (Connector Update)
  • Denodo (Connector Update)
  • Google Sheets (Connector Update)
  • Autodesk Construction Cloud (Connector Update)


  • Managing Power BI subscriptions now easier
  • Dataset hub improvements
  • Deprecation of a Featured Dashboard as your default landing page
  • Deprecation of the Dashboard Performance Inspector


  • Goal updates now available in the activity feed
  • Windows app: new minimum OS requirement


  • File downloads API
  • Expand collapse new attributes


  • New visuals in AppSource
  • Dumbbell Bar Chart by Nova Silva
  • Drill Down Map PRO by ZoomCharts
  • Charticulator now Generally Available


  • Power BI Desktop infrastructure update (WebView2).


As always, we'll be detailing these updates in our June 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.