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not a fan of the feature. I work as a consultant and I use PBI alot with clients to help them moving towards advanced analytics. This means that I build quite a lot of reports and dashboards. The new features makes it really cumbersome to quickly build and change visuals. Too many clicks, and quite often I need to add back the panes. Its a real hassle. I have turned it off as it tripled my time spent with generating reports. As long as the option is there for you to choose if its there, i'm happy. But if that feature is gone, then for me personally I would problably switch to another visualization tool.
The On-Object Interaction is not working when I click OK in the options dialog box. The page remains grey.
Could you please show a solution for this?
Not a fan at all, really oversimplifying it to the point that it makes it difficult to do anything with any sort of detail. Please keep the option to switch off. It's a good idea to try to simplify PBI as a front end tool but it doesn't really lend itself to the report developer experience.
Hi with the object oriented interface i cannot enable "Show values of selected filed" whith a slicer, I use this with a parameter field to select which fields will be presented on the matrix that i have.
But in general it seems much better than in the beginning 🙂 keep working on it, but it is not ready to be implemented yet.
Too much confusing.... add more click just to change from date hierachy visual to be general format...
consumed too much space in my mornitor just want to recheck which data I selected to the visual.
I understand it takes time to get used to a new way of working but this is just less efficient. I understand that it might be a little more intuitive but there are just more clicks needed to add data fields to a visual.
I tested the new August update which brought several improvements, I liked some of them, but I had to disable them in order to be able to perform my work, I believe there is still a long way to go for the new method to replace the current standard (I hope the two methods remain at the end for user choice).
Some improvements and fixes to be made:
1. Collapse the menus in one click (as in the default and not open a menu with several options);
2. No Ctrl+Click to open and pin a menu, just a click (reducing the number of clicks should be the goal for it to be viable);
3. Correct the bug: when a menu is closed and you want to open it by clicking on the icon (without ctrl+click) instead of opening it, all the other menus that are still open are closed.
I am not a fan of this. It's annoying. Please make it optional and not the default. The old way was better. In my experience of training new analysts, I feel this option has made the learning curve that much more worse to climb.
I've had to disable it, too awkward.
Main issue: Data field width too narrow and unadjustable.
1. Annoying to add a data field and then have to shift it from the bottom of the list to where I want it to be. In the old version, I could
2. Annoying to have to search in a separate list, rather than just have the field list and drag onto the viz pane.
regarding the new feature "On-object format subselections now supported in spotlight and focus mode", I think there is a bug :
I select the Format from elipse button (top-rigth of the visual), Then the Format pane is appear :
I click the cross icon on the pane and close it :
Now when I Focus on the visual (by clicking the Focus Mode), It show me the "Exit format mode" without the format pane :
I have tried to give the feature a fair shake. Removing the pane itself is the most annoying part. I wish the visual pane was still available along with the On-Object interaction.
It takes too much time to hover over an object, click the icon and then start dropping in data. It is much faster if the panes can be opened side by side.
I have tried this many times - turned it on after each update, then turned it back off within the same day because I got frustrated. I know additional changes are coming, and perhaps at some point this will be an acceptable feature for me. But honestly, if this is the only option for change - I would rather it be left alone. I understand that you're trying to make it more like the Excel experience, not sure that is the best choice here. As many others have said, please keep listening to the community - forcing change is not always a good option.
More clicks in the design process isn't needed, and this doesn't solve the 'where can I find x feature problem' either. I think the best solution for that would be to move the visual design features to the ribbon.
Other options could be:
1. keep the panes we have - but let us undock and move them away from the side panel (even outside of the design window!)
2. ditch the panes, put the design detail onto the ribbon - there's LOTS of real-estate there, and drop-downs are more intuitive in that area.
3. a few of the changes - like adding text header information might make sense to have on-object, but we don't need to have EVERYTHING there.
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