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How do I display a Power Bi dashboard on my screen?

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Power BI is a business analytics service by Microsoft. It aims to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for end-users to create their own reports and dashboards. It is part of the Microsoft Power Platform. 

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Creating a Power Bi widget

Click on the Power Bi widget to add it and fill in the widget details as follows:

  1. Name is required for the widget and an optional Description for it.
  2. Type your Power Bi email address and password to log in to your Power Bi account.
  3. Choose the Refresh Interval of your graph (default rate is 180 seconds).
  4. ‚ÄčIn the Enter URL field, paste the URL of the desired graph from your Power Bi account. 
Which URL I need to paste?

Login to your Power Bi account, go to the Dashboard or the Report you like to display and copy the link directly from the address bar. Paste that link to the aforementioned "Enter URL" field.
  1. In the Fallback Image field, choose to have an image if the player goes offline for some reason.
  2. Set the Default Duration that the widget will appear in a playlist.
  3. You can set the Play From/Play Until parameters. In other words, you can select the expiration date, which means that you can choose the exact date and time that this widget will play in your playlist. We recommend selecting the "Always" and "Forever" settings for the widget to never expire.
    Click "Save," and your widget is ready to use.

Final result

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