Power BI visuals (or visualizations) are attractive charts and graphics that you can use to share data insights. They are a fundamental part of your report because they help your audience connect with your information to make informed decisions. In this course, you’ll learn how to use the report editor in Power BI Desktop to add visuals to your report canvas and customize them. By the end of this course, you will be able to add visualizations to reports, choose an effective visualization, and format and configure visualizations
Best of all, you’ll learn by doing — you’ll practice and get feedback directly in the browser.
- Creating Power BI visuals
- Creating a data-driven story using Power BI reports
- Designing report layout and navigation
- Creating dashboards in Power BI
Visualize data in Power BI [5 lessons]
Create Power BI Visuals 1hLesson Objectives
- Add visualization items to reports
- Choose an effective visualization
- Format and configure visualizations
- Import a custom visualization
- Add an R or Python visualization
Create a Data-driven Story with Power BI Reports - I 1hLesson Objectives
- Design a report layout for maximum accessibility
- Customize design elements, such as markers and themes
- Add or change the design theme of a report
- Add alt text to your visuals
Create a Data-driven Story with Power BI Reports II 2hLesson Objectives
- Add buttons, bookmarks, and selections
- Use hierarchies
- Apply slicing, filtering, and sorting
Create Dashboards in Power BI 1hLesson Objectives
- Build dashboards in Microsoft Power BI
- Publish and export reports
- Add a theme to the visuals in your dashboard
- Configure data classification
- Add real-time dataset visuals to your dashboards
Guided Project: Visualization of Life Expectancy and GDP Variation Over Time 1hLesson Objectives
- Build Power BI visuals using real data
- Create a data-driven story of your own
- Design a report layout
- Build and publish a new dashboard
Projects in this course
Guided Project: Visualization of Life Expectancy and GDP Variation Over Time
Apply what you’ve learned to a real-world database.
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