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Helper I
Helper I

edit parameter in powerBI online

hello i created a multilingual powerBI report, the language setting can be changed by "Edit parameter". But for some reasons i need to publish the report to powerBI online and share with other viewers. Now what i want to do is having a feature, so the viewers could easily can change parameter.


Any idea will be appreaciated!

Community Support
Community Support

hi  @iris0113 

To change the parameter in a dataset setting, it needs edit access in the workspace, viewer role could not achieve this, since this will change the dataset so it must have the edit access.


as a workaround, you could load all the data for different language into dataset, then add a flag column for different language data and combine them, now in report use slicer or bookmark to switch between them.




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Super User
Super User

That's not what these parameters are for (they are mostly used to redirect the connection to a different source). Parameters on the service can only be changed by people with write access to the dataset (ie developers with a Pro license).


What you want to look into are the built-in translation features in Power BI Desktop.

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