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Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 49 – SandDance)

In this module you will learn how to use the SandDance Power BI Custom Visual.  The SandDance visual is an incredibly interactive visual that allows you to create insights to view your data in multiple ways and with animations.

Module 49 – SandDance

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Key Takeaways

  • Every data element is always representing on the screen (Up to 10,000 row).
  • Animations show the transition between different views of the data.

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In this SandDance we’re analyzing the population of different world cities.

  • Under the Format paintbrush there is only one customization available for the SandDance.
  • By turning off the Presentation property that gives you the capability to really dig deeper into the configuration.  That additional configuration is described in the video above.

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The majority of this visual is configured from within the design surface after turning off presentation.

In addition to these properties you have a set of settings that appears on every visual to adjust the background color, add a border around the visual and lock the aspect ratio.

Find Out More

You will always be able to find this video module and advanced viewing of future modules on the Pragmatic Works On Demand Training platform.  Click here to learn more about this training platform that includes 30+ courses.

Catch up on all the Power BI Custom Visuals blog posts here.


Devin Knight

Devin is a BI consultant at Pragmatic Works Consulting. Previously, he has tech edited the book Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services and was an author in the book Knight's 24-Hour Trainer: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services. Devin has spoken at past conferences like PASS and at several SQL Saturday events. He is a contributing member to the Business Intelligence Special Interest Group (SIG) for PASS as a leader in the SSIS Focus Group. Making his home in Jacksonville, FL, Devin is a participating member of the local users’ group (JSSUG).

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