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Create a Power BI Dashboard

Dashboard Banner

Power BI service allows you to create a Dashboard to using existing reports visuals.





A power BI Dashboard is a single page canvas and collection of single or multiple report visuals, that uses visualizations to tell a summary.

The visualizations you see on the dashboard are called tiles and are pinned to the dashboard by report designers.

When you click to any tile of dashboard it takes you to the report page where the visualization was created.

Before creating a dashboard you have to know How to create a Report & Publish Report to Cloud.

Note:

  • You can not create a Power BI Dashboard in Power BI Desktop.
  • In Power BI Service you can create a Dashboard to using existing Reports visuals.

There are many different ways to create a dashboard, let’s understand step by step:-

Apprach-1: Create a Dashboard to using Pin Tiles

Step-1: Open any Power BI report which visuals you want to display in Dashboard.

Under Workspace > Go to Reports Tab > Open Report

Report

Report



Step-2:  Now hover the mouse on that visual which you want to add in Dashboard.

Power Bi Report

Power Bi Report

Step-3: Now click to Pin icon and follow below steps:-

  • Existing dashboard: Select if you want to add this visual to existing dashboard.
  • New dashboard: Add into new dashboard.
  • Dashboard name: Assign new name or select existing dashboard name.
Create new Dashboard

Create new Dashboard



Step-4: Now pin other visual & select Existing dashboard, because when we pinned first visual that time we create new dashboard, therefore no need to create new one.

Add visual to dashboard

Add visual to dashboard

Step-5: As of now we successfully pinned two visuals to “HR dashboad” dashboard. To view the dashboard, open your report workspace and click to dashboard Tab & open your dashboard.

Dashboard Tab

Dashboard Tab



Step-6: Dashboard view.

Dashboard

Dashboard

Step-7: You can resize the dashboard visual.

Dashboard Visual Resize

Dashboard Visual Resize

You can also pin the visual from other reports to “HR dashboard”.

Approach-2: Pin an entire report page to the dashboard

Instead of pinning one visual at a time, you can pin entire report page to using “Pin to a dashboard” option.




Step-1: Open Report & click to “Pin to a dashboard”.

Pin to a Dashboard

Pin to a Dashboard



Step-2: Now assign the name to dashboard if you want to create new dashboard.

Pin dashboard 2

Pin dashboard 2

Step-3: Now go to the dashboard tab and open the dashboard and you will see the entire report page as a dashboard.

Complete dashboard

Complete dashboard

Recommended Post: How to create a Report & Publish Report to Cloud.




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