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May 2024 Updates for Power BI

22 May 2024

This month’s updates see new On-object Interaction updates, DAX query view now Generally Available, and you can find out how to view reports in OneDrive and SharePoint with live connected semantic models.

The full list of updates is as follows:


  • Modern ToolTip now on by default
  • Matrix layouts
  • Line updates
  • On-Object Interaction updates
  • Publish to folders in Preview
  • Ask Copilot questions about data in your model (Preview) 


  • Announcing General Availability of DAX query view
  • Copilot to write and explain DAX queries in DAX query view updates in Preview
  • New ‘Manage relationships’ dialog
  • Refreshing calculated columns and calculated tables referencing DirectQuery sources with Single Sign-On
  • Announcing General Availability of Model Explorer and authoring calculation groups in Power BI Desktop 

Data Connectivity

  • Microsoft Entra ID SSO support for Oracle database
  • Certified connector updates
  • View reports in OneDrive and SharePoint with live connected semantic models


  • Storytelling in PowerPoint: Image mode in the Power BI add-in for PowerPoint
  • Storytelling in PowerPoint: data updated notification


  • Git Integration support for Direct Lake semantic models


  • New visuals in AppSource
  • Financial Reporting Matrix by Profitbase
  • Horizon chart by Powerviz
  • Milestone Trend Analysis chart by Nova Silva
  • Sunburst chart by Powerviz
  • Stacked Bar chart with Line by JTA
  • Drill Down Combo PRO: now with Legend field.

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.