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There are no significant changes to Power BI in the August 2020 update
Notwithstanding an update blog from Microsoft, there are no interesting new Power BI Desktop features to report this month (in our humble opinon).

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Posted by Andy Brown on 22 August 2020

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Power BI Desktop Update for August 2020

So this is a difficult blog to write.  Officially there was an update this month, but unless you're basing your Power BI models on Analysis Services Multi-Dimensional models the only two interesting new features were both in preview, as listed below.

Preview feature Notes
Lassoing data points You will be able to lasso data points in a visual to select them easily (provided you have a rectangular lasso, that is).
Perspectives You will be able to set up different perspectives on your visuals, to make using Power BI easier to manage.

However since both of these features are in preview, and I have a policy of not blogging on new features until they see the light of day ... here endeth this blog!

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