Chapter 31. Using Power View

Power View is an ad hoc reporting tool designed to make it easy for non-technical users to interact with data. In traditional report development, much of the time you spend using Report Designer or Report Builder is focused on designing the layout of data and configuring properties controlling the look and feel of a report. In ad hoc reporting, your focus is on exploring the data to find an answer to a specific question and then quickly and easily answering subsequent questions inspired by the data you find. Power View applies built-in formatting rules to produce a consistent and attractive appearance across multiple reports, regardless of the report author’s skill level. After creating your Power View report, you ...

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