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PowerPivot in Designer

PowerPivot will be integrate in desginer in some time? or will need always need excel for manage powerpivot?

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Hi - yes, KPIs and the icons for them, as well as hierarchies, will be coming in a future update. Thanks! Will

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GuyInACube
Microsoft Employee
Microsoft Employee

Yes.  There is a tabular instance (local mode) that is a child process of Power BI Desktop.  You have a Tabular model with Desktop.

Adam W. Saxton | Microsoft Employee | Business Intelligence
@GuyInACube | youtube.com/guyinacube

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bkoo
Frequent Visitor

Great! Thanks for your answer. I will try it on.
bkoo
Frequent Visitor

But what about the great compression capabilities of PowerPivot? Are they available in Designer?
GuyInACube
Microsoft Employee
Microsoft Employee

Yes.  There is a tabular instance (local mode) that is a child process of Power BI Desktop.  You have a Tabular model with Desktop.

Adam W. Saxton | Microsoft Employee | Business Intelligence
@GuyInACube | youtube.com/guyinacube
AlongTheseLines
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Advocate I

And associated visualization options e.g. indicators in a table?

Hi - yes, KPIs and the icons for them, as well as hierarchies, will be coming in a future update. Thanks! Will
AlongTheseLines
Advocate I
Advocate I

KPIs?
GuyInACube
Microsoft Employee
Microsoft Employee

There are already modeling capabilities within Designer.  Calculated Columns and DAX Measures, Relationships.  Categorization.  Check out the May update for Power BI Designer along with the designer experience blog.

 

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powerbi/archive/2015/04/22/the-power-bi-designer-experience.aspx

 

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powerbi/archive/2015/05/19/power-bi-designer-may-update.aspx

 

Is there something specific you are looking for that you don't see?  You can also look to see about feature requests and vote them up at http://support.powerbi.com.

 

Adam W. Saxton | Microsoft Employee | Business Intelligence
@GuyInACube | youtube.com/guyinacube

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