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The May 2020 update is a good one! The decomposition tree is a seriously good new visual, drop shadows are a nice idea well-implemented, and there are lots of improvements to the way buttons look and work.
- New features introduced in the May 2020 Power BI Update
- Visuals can now have drop shadows (this blog)
- Buttons can have fill images
- The new Decomposition Tree visual
- Improvements to page navigation buttons
- The drill-through action is out of preview, and enhanced
Posted by Andy Brown on 24 May 2020
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Visuals can now have drop shadows
There's a new effect in town! You could already apply rounded corners to visuals:
A couple of visuals with rounded corners.
However you can now apply a shadow effect too - here's an example:
This shadow is set to show to the bottom right of the visual, and outside of it.
Weirdly, you can decide to show your shadow inside a visual instead:
I've set this shadow to be inside the visual, and to be at the bottom left of the visual.
Here are the formatting options available to you:
You can even set the shadow colour to an expression (for example, the higher sales are, the darker the shadow colour), although I haven't shown how to do this here.
Strangely, the one thing you CAN'T do is to change the width of the shadow, although the default width looks pretty good to me.