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Bradley Schacht

Bradley is a consultant at Pragmatic Works in Jacksonville, FL. He was an author on the book SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer and tech edited the SQL 2011 Bible. His experience on the Microsoft BI platform includes DTS, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS and migrations and conversions. He has helped numerous companies in successfully developing and implementing new business intelligence solutions into their organizations. Bradley also participates as a speaker in community events like SQL Saturday, Code Camp, SQL Lunch and SQL Server User Groups. He is a contributor on sites such as and SQL Server Central as well as an active member of the Jacksonville SQL Server User Group (JSSUG).

Hide the Ribbon in Power View

There may come a day when you want to embed a Power View report into a PerformancePoint dashboard or a Web Part page in SharePoint. The first thing you will notice when entering the URL is the ribbon shows up in the web page viewer. The ribbon will be displayed both in PerformancePoint and in the page viewer web part. More often than not the desired result would be to not show the ribbon to prevent changes and improve the overall user experience.

To hide the ribbon simply add &ViewMode=Presentation&PreviewBar=False to the end of the URL. Check out the screenshots from dashboard designer to see the difference below.

With the ribbon visible:


With the ribbon hidden, the added text on the end of the URL is underlined in red:



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