In this module you will learn how to use the Image Viewer Power BI Custom Visual. The Image Viewer visual helps in displaying images based on an image URL stored in your data.
Module 41 – Image Viewer
- Power BI Custom Visual – Image Viewer
- Dataset – Car Listings.xlsx
- Completed Example – Module 41 – Image Viewer.pbix
- Simple method for displaying images based on an image URL.
- If you have multiple images you will need to use a slicer or some other type of filter to view each of them.
In this Image Viewer we are displaying a URL of a car image. This image can be changed easily with a slicer.
- Under the Format paintbrush you will find that there are no specific format settings that can be used for the Image Viewer.
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thanks for you.Stunning Video!!!
Just for your reference, you can change the data category of “Image” column from “Uncategorized” to “Image URL” through Data view -> Modeling, then go back to Report view creating a table with two columns – Car, Image in order to have another thumbnail images.
Thanks Julian! Yes, I was aware of this method too.
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Hi, I am unable to locate this custom visual on Office Store. Please suggest what to do in order to use this visual. Thanks
Hi Zohaa, it looks like they’ve removed this visual but I have it stored here for you to download if you’d like. https://file.ac/QIDJnL6igK0/ImgViewerVisual.0.1.0.pbiviz
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hi DEVIN KNIGHT,I am a chinese MVP of the past,I have a little problem that I need to trouble you with.When I’m doing power BI, I need to use the image Viewer Custom Visual.But this files had offline on the official website.Could you sent me this files? My email is email@example.com.Thank you very much.
Look in the comments above and you will find a link to it. 😀
Thanks for the link!!
This is a great custom visual. I wonder why Microsoft has not incorporated this into the core power bi visuals.
I need to use this for business reporting purposes. Do you know if this is free to use for commercial purposes?
Yes this is free.