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Beginning Big Data with Power BI and Excel 2013 by Neil Dunlop

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CHAPTER 6

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Designing Reports with Power View

Power View is a reporting tool that creates its own type of worksheet. For users who are not otherwise proficient in Excel, it is a way of creating a “sandbox” in which to explore a subset of the data without changing it. Power View allows bringing data to life by creating dashboards containing quick and easy visualizations based on PowerPivot models or PivotTables. It is possible to create multiple Power View worksheets based on the same data.

Elements of the Power View Design Screen

The Power View screen consists of the following elements, as shown in Figure 6-1:

  1. A design surface on the left
  2. A filters ...

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