Some suggestions for possible uses for bookmarks in Power BI Desktop
Part one of a five-part series of blogs

This blog gives some suggestions for how you might use the new bookmarks feature in Power BI Desktop.

  1. Some interesting ideas for uses of bookmarks (this blog)
  2. Using bookmarks to clear slicers
  3. Creating the effect of a tabbed dialog box
  4. Expanding and collapsing menus using bookmarks
  5. Providing buttons to move between pages

Posted by Sam Lowrie on 24 March 2018

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Some interesting ideas for uses of bookmarks

Bookmarks can do some really unusual things, and take the interactivity of your reports to the next level. This blog gives a few ideas to get you started!

Topic Summary
Clear slicers Use a bookmark to clear all of the filtering, sorting, cross highlighting and drilldowns from a report page.
Tabs Create the illusion of a tabbed window using bookmarks.
Expanding Menu Clicking a category expands to sub category and again until the lowest level is reached. Apply button shows data for current level.
Arrows between pages Move effortlessly between pages using some handy back and forward arrows. Hide all the pages apart from the first one.

This blog comprises a mix of different examples on how to use bookmarks to get you started. If you are new to bookmarks check out this blog first.

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