What Power BI Helper version July 2019 Does?

This version of the tool will give you these features

  • All NOT working DAX Measures
  • Export data tables into CSV files
  • Getting all Apps information from service and documenting it
  • Getting all Gateways, Data Sources, and service configurations and documenting it
  • Some enhancements and more information available from Tables, Columns, and Measures

To learn more about this version, read this blog post.

What Power BI Helper version April 2019 Does?

This version of the tool will give you these features

  • XMLA endpoint Connectivity
  • Connecting to Power BI objects (workspaces, dashboards, datasets, reports, dataflows) in the service
  • Documentation of all Power BI objects in the service
  • Downloading a version of all Power BI reports (PBIX files) from all workspaces to a local folder
  • Publishing Power BI files to multiple workspaces
  • Copying content from one workspace to another!

To learn more about this version, read this blog post.

What Power BI Helper version 2.0 Does?

This version of the tool will give you these features

  • Connecting to more than one Power BI model. Selection option for the model.
  • Showing the connection mode of the Power BI file.
  • Showing list of tables that are NOT used in any visualization, and can be hidden from the report.
  • Modeling advises
    • List of both directional relationships
    • List of inactive relationships

To learn more about this version, read this blog post.

What Power BI Helper version 0.3 Does?

This version of the tool will give you the expression tree of DAX measures

  • Measure Dependency Tree
  • List of all tables, columns, and measures in a Power BI Model

The feature of searching makes understanding the Power BI Model much easier. It will help new developers in your Power BI project to get along with your model and report faster, rather than spending lots of time and money to get familiar with it.

To learn more about this version, read this blog post.

What Power BI Helper version 0.2 Does?

This version of the tool will give you three information related to the search term;

  • Is there any Report Level Filter for this field or table
  • List of all report pages that this field or table used in their “Visual” fields.
  • List of all report pages that this field or table used in their “Page Level Filter”

The feature of searching makes your documentation part easier. It will help new developers in your Power BI project to get along with your model and report faster, rather than spending lots of time and money to get familiar with it.

To learn more about this version, read this blog post.

What Power BI Helper version 0.1 Does?

This product is still in version 0.1 (means the very first version); This tool helps in below scenarios;

  • Identify fields that are used in the Fields section of visualizations
  • Identify tables that are used in the Fields or Filter sections of report tab

Providing such result then will help you to hide extra tables from the report. Or even remove them (this part needs some extra manual investigation as of now).

To learn more about this version, read this blog post.