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PowerApps (Preview)

Microsoft Corporation

Add the power of apps to reports and dashboards—PowerApps brings forms and data editing to Power BI

Do more with your data by adding the power of apps to your reports and dashboards. The PowerApps visual makes it easy to bring forms and data editing to Power BI.

  • Bring data from Power BI to your apps
  • Create apps that can connect to data using 160+ external connectors, such as SharePoint, Dropbox, and MailChimp, or create your own your connection with a custom API

Limitations

  • Data can’t be filtered from PowerApps back to a Power BI report
  • Apps need to be shared separately from the Power BI report
  • External or guest users won’t be able to use PowerApps
  • Visual configuration and PowerApps app authoring is supported only on Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome. Users on other browsers or Power BI desktop can use the visual once configured.
  • Power BI mobile app is not supported in preview release
Add-in capabilities
When this add-in is used, it
  • Can read and make changes to your document
  • Can send data over the Internet
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