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Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 81 – Social Network Graph)

In this module you will learn how to use the Social Network Graph Custom Visual. The Social Network Graph allows you to visualize relationships between people or items in your data.

Module 81 – Social Network Graph

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Key Takeaways

  • Acts as a People Graph to visualize a social network.
  • Can display images that come from a URL location.

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This Social Network Graph showing former NFL coach Bill Parcells’ coaching tree.

  • Under the Format paintbrush there are a few configurations that can be adjusted on this visual.
  • In the Links section you can increase the size or change the color of the links that connect each entity in the Social Network Graph.

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  • The Node configuration allows you to change the color or the size of the border that appears around each entity or circle.

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

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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.

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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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