06-23-2015 09:32 AM - last edited 12-01-2023 12:34 PM
Welcome to the Fabric Community! Are you a new community member? Are you considering registering for an account? No matter why you're here, below is some useful information on how to get started and why you should join us!
First off, thanks for taking a look around! As you'll soon discover, the Fabric Community is a great place to be. After you sign up for a user account, you'll be able to get assistance in any of the Fabric Community forums (Power BI, Synapse, Data Factory, and Data Activator) from peers and the Customer Support Team, network, provide feedback, participate in community events, and more.
To register as a new user from the Fabric landing page, click Register at the top right of the page.
To register as a new user from any of the Fabric forum landing pages, click Register at the top right of the page. For the purpose of this post, the Power BI forum is being used.
To complete registration, enter a unique user name, password, and valid AAD email address. You can also register with your Microsoft account, or Outlook.com, Hotmail.com, Live.com, Gmail.com, etc. For additional assistance on registering for a community account, check out How to Register for a Community Account support article.
Click your avatar in the top right corner to access the user dashboard from the Fabric landing page or in any of the Fabric forums.
To customize your profile, select My Settings in the drop-down menu, or click Edit Profile under About Me. When you create your account, you can upload your own avatar and link to your social media profiles to make it even more personal.
More info about updating your avatar can be found in the Community Profile, Time Zone, Picture (Avatar) & Date Display Preference support article.
Don't be afraid to ask a question. No question is a bad question! If you're thinking it, someone else is, too. Let's get started!
Tip: Start with a search! It's likely that your question has already been asked! Not sure how to use search? No problem, check out this support article: Using Search to Find Answers and Unanswered Topics.
If you are navigating from the Fabric Community landing page, Synapse, Data Factory, or Data Activator, select Forums from the header. Select the appropriate product forum for the question you want to ask.
If navigating from the Power BI forums, select the Community option in the top menu navigation. Then select Forums.
Select one of the Forum categories under Title that best fits your question. Here, we chose the category Desktop.
Click New Message.
Fill out the subject and body section of your message post. Select related message labels on the far right. Click Post to publish your message to the forum.
Select the post you in which you want to engage.
To comment, click Reply in the lower right hand corner.
Type your response in the reply body and click Post to pubish your comment.
To like, or Kudo a post, click the light green thumbs up box in the bottom right corner.
The Power BI Community Blog is a great resource to learn more about Power BI's latest news and trends! Like the community, you can like, comment and even share any blog post.
To explore the blog, click Community from the top navigation and then select Community Blog.
If you're interested in writing a blog or wish to contact someone, click Message Admins on the far right under the Blog Dashboard.
Have suggestions on how we can improve the Fabric Community forums? We want to know!
Post your thoughts to Community Feedback in the appropriate Fabric Community forum. It can be found under Community Support.
We want your community experience to be the best yet!
Need help with your community account? Community account support can be found in Community Accounts & Registration.
We want your community experience to be fun and easy. Let us know how we can can help!