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The September 2017 Power BI Desktop update introduces ribbon charts, a feature to explain the increase or decrease for any chart point and a drill-through feature allowing you to temporarily switch to a summary page.
- What's New in Power BI Desktop - September 2017 Update (this blog)
- Drill-through to a Summary Report Page
- Ribbon Charts
- Automatically explaining the increase or decrease
- Showing Keyboard Short-Cuts
- Preview Features
Posted by Andy Brown on 12 September 2017
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What's New in Power BI Desktop - September 2017 Update
This update contains two completely new features - drill-through and ribbon charts - although my personal favourite is the ability to show keyboard short-cuts. Here's what's new:
|Drill-through||You can now right-click on any table or chart row/series to see a summary of its region, year, product, division ...|
|Ribbon chart||Ribbon charts are like stacked charts, but the order of stacking varies for each colulmn.|
|Explaining changes||This preview feature allows you to explain why a particular number in a chart has increased or decreased over the last period.|
|Keyboard short-cuts||A wonderful innovation: you can now type a question-mark to see the available Power BI Desktop short-cuts.|
|Preview features||A summary of the features stuck in preview mode (that is, those which you have to enable to use).|
There are some good new features here, although I worry that some of the right-mouse button menus are beginning to get a bit cluttered!