SQL Clone
SQLServerCentral is supported by Redgate
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 70 – Custom Calendar By Akvelon)

In this module you will learn how to use the Custom Calendar by Akvelon.  The Custom Calendar by Akvelon is a calendar that allows you to display multiple metrics on each individual day of a month view.

Module 70 – Custom Calendar By Akvelon


Key Takeaways

  • Shows multiple metrics on each day.
  • Multiple calendar types and settings to customize.


This Custom Calendar displays past and future weather conditions.

  • Under the Format paintbrush there are a several settings that you can configure to adjust the appearance.
  • Under the Calendar section you can change the calendar type as well as decide which month will begin displaying first and what colors will be used within the calendar.


  • By modifying the Legend section you can turn on/off the legend and change the formatting of the legend displayed above the calendar.


  • Using the Metrics section you can change how each measure is color coded on the calendar.


You can also adjust the background color, add a border around the visual and lock the aspect ratio under the Format section.

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.

You can also learn more from about this visual from Akvelon here: http://akvelon.com/visualize-your-data-set-in-the-power-bi-custom-calendar/

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).


Leave a comment on the original post [devinknightsql.com, opens in a new window]

Loading comments...