Power BI Synoptic Panel

Devin Knight’s series on Power BI visuals continues with the synoptic panel:

  • The Synoptic Panel allows you connect areas in an image with attributes in your data model.

  • Using the Synoptic Designer you can convert an image that you have to one that is compatible with plotting out data points on it.

  • You can fill each area with a color or a saturation of a color.

The Synoptic Panel is definitely a more advanced visual, but it’s very powerful.

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