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PR1OR
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Using PowerBI for a self serve tool

Hi There,

 

Apologies if this is a dumb question and obvious but I'm new to the PowerBI community and just need some help with it.

 

So I was wondering if I could have a preset template/table of data that's empty. Then send this link directly to someone who can fill in the blanks that will then auto-update the dashboard instantly? I'm assuming this can be done in Excel however is there any other apps that would be more client facing? ideally, this would be done directly through PowerBI if possible and if not through a nice UI

 

Kind Regards

P

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V-pazhen-msft
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@PR1OR 

That is not some power bi can do, power bi is a tool to aggregate data into a visuals report and then share. You cannot fill in by inputting data in a report. However, you may consider to create a Power Bi template, so client can use their datasource to create report in the template in provide.

 

Create and use report templates in Power BI Desktop - Power BI | Microsoft Docs

 

Power BI report templates contain the following information from the report from which they were generated:

  • Report pages, visuals, and other visual elements
  • The data model definition, including the schema, relationships, measures, and other model definition artifacts
  • All query definitions, such as queries, Query Parameters, and other query elements

 

 

Paul Zheng _ Community Support Team
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V-pazhen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

@PR1OR 

That is not some power bi can do, power bi is a tool to aggregate data into a visuals report and then share. You cannot fill in by inputting data in a report. However, you may consider to create a Power Bi template, so client can use their datasource to create report in the template in provide.

 

Create and use report templates in Power BI Desktop - Power BI | Microsoft Docs

 

Power BI report templates contain the following information from the report from which they were generated:

  • Report pages, visuals, and other visual elements
  • The data model definition, including the schema, relationships, measures, and other model definition artifacts
  • All query definitions, such as queries, Query Parameters, and other query elements

 

 

Paul Zheng _ Community Support Team
If this post helps, please Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Mlawali
Frequent Visitor

Hi, PR1OR
Have you considered integrating PowerApp into Power BI? See Youtube video from Pragmatic Works:

Integrating PowerApps into Power BI Reports 

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