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Matthew_watts
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PowerBI tiles - only some selectable in the PowerbI Tile Control

Hello all,
I'm fairly new to PowerApps, but I've been developing BI (Qlikview/COGNOS/Crystal report) for a while now so can work my way around quite well. However, I have got something that has totally stumped me today, I can’t say how long I’ve spent trying to find an answer online already! So hopefully one of you have experienced this before. Some background: I have gone to add some dashboard tiles to the app I am developing, I started with a blank canvas, (the App so far is able to call/update data in SQL server and is very light weight). Whilst its annoying for the need to log in and out to get the recently added tiles in a dashboard to show up in the drop down list (in PowerApps) I have found that not all tiles are shown at all regardless of this. In particular chart tiles, and in my case bar charts. All the tiles I have added have titles and I can’t see any material difference between the bar charts and other dashboard tiles I am able to add successfully (tables so far). I did some testing to get to the bottom of things and created a new PowerBI dashboard for the whole report which contains both the bar chart elements (the ones that don’t show up in PowerApps) and the tables that do show up. When I went to PowerApps to add this new dashboard tile it worked fine all the charts are showing without any problems.
I am completely stumped why I can do the whole dashboard but not some charts individually? This is new software for the company so I am the only user using it right now and have used the same account for both PowerBI development and any PowerApps development.
Any suggestions/help most welcome.

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Re: PowerBI tiles - only some selectable in the PowerbI Tile Control

Hi @Matthew_watts ,

Do you mean that you can not display some charts of PowerBI in PowerApps?

1)Please check how many PowerBI tiles that you have added.

It's not recommended to have more than three Power BI tiles loaded at the same time within an app.

2)Please check whether you have shared Power BI dashboard. If so, try tou reshare the Power BI dashboard.

3)What's more, please make sure that you've turn LoadPowerBIContent property of the Power BI tile control is set to true.

4)You could aloso try to turn "Improved app rendering" option to off(File->App settings->Advanced settings)

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu
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Matthew_watts
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Re: PowerBI tiles - only some selectable in the PowerbI Tile Control

Hi Phoebe Liu,
Thanks for replying, I’ve gone through each point you raised with no luck, I’ve added some notes to each point.
1) This was the first tile I was adding - I only really want the single chart in the App there were no other tiles, in testing I deleted the PowersApps control then started again each time. I've now noted not to exceed three for the future.
2) As suggested I have reshared these with myself; then loaded power apps up after waiting for several minutes and still the chart tiles are not showing. - To add some further detail, the charts that don't show as available tiles do actually show when I tile the whole report (from which the charts have initially come from) when I put that whole report tile into a single dashboard and then that dashboard tile into PowerApps it loads everything into PowerApps fine - however, I don't want to tile a whole report like this - my only thinking for a work around is to create a report just having that chart then tile that into a dashboard and use that to load into PowerApps, however, that would then mean so many reports that will then be visible and clutter up out workspace.
3) Yes I have checked this and it is set to true in all cases of my testing this has been the case.
4) I’ve just tried this, I logged out of Power Apps and started a new browser session. None of chart tiles in question are shown in the tile selection drop down still.
Please let me know what

Matthew_watts
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Re: PowerBI tiles - only some selectable in the PowerbI Tile Control

Previous post's text was too long it Cut off the following... Please let me know what further information I might be able to provide the assist in diagnosing this issue

Many thanks

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