Report parameters

Report parameters are a new Power BI Desktop feature that allows you to create dynamic slicers with which you can influence the appearance of the report. In the previous “recipe”, you could see how it looks when we create field parameters, and now you will find out how to make those that contain numerical values. We will create a parameter that describes the sales target, then we will change it and see how it affects the chart…

Conditional formatting of data labels

Data labels in charts are always useful because they implicitly show us the value of the series, without the need to look at the axis. However, in traditional charts, they are always formatted the same way; they are displayed in the same font size and style, the same color… Power BI Desktop recently got the option of conditional formatting of these values, which makes the reports much more vivid.