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There are two tiny changes in the March 2021 update - X-axis constant lines and a couple of tweaks to DAX - but still the big logjam of changes remains in preview.
Posted by Andy Brown on 24 March 2021
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A new X-axis constant line
For many years in Power BI you've been able to add Y-axis constant lines to line charts - for example:
This horizontal line shows the highest value clearly.
You can now add X-axis constant lines too:
X-axis constant lines are so called because they are positioned at a point on the X axis, not because they run parallel to the X axis!
Here's an example of a chart showing two such lines:
The left-hand line shows the name and value of the line; the right-hand one just shows the name.
Here are the settings I used for the first line, for example:
The settings for the lsft-hand line shown above.
A small improvement, but a good one!