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Introduction To Work With Power BI

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Introduction

Power BI visuals are attractive charts and graphics that you can use to revitalise your data. Visuals allow you to share data insights more effectively and increase comprehension, retention, and appeal. Visuals are a fundamental part of your report because they help your report audience connect and interact with the information to make informed decisions quickly.

Add Visualisation Items To Reports

Power BI has various visuals that you can use to report on the data in your data model. Visuals allow you to present the important information and insights that you discovered in the data in a compelling and insightful way. The report consumers rely on these visualisations as a gateway to the underlying data.

In this example, you want to add a visualisation to the report that displays sales data by category name. You start by selecting the CategoryName and SalesAmount fields in the Fields pane. Power BI Desktop then automatically selects a visualisation for you, depending on the data type of the fields that you selected. In this case, the default visualisation type is a table.

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