Users need to be able to produce analyses of their data and produce formatted reports to their management and external stakeholders. The Power Platform provides a number of options to assist in analyzing, prioritizing, and viewing data. The options have been increased with each new release:
- Export to Excel
- Word and Excel templates
- Report wizard
- SQL Reporting Services
- Power BI
Views, charts, and dashboards have been explained earlier in this chapter but there are a few issues when it comes to generating formatted output:
- Chart results cannot be exported or printed. The only option, if you want to share a picture of a chart, is to take a screenshot. Charts are not accessible except from within the app.
- Dashboards cannot be exported or printed. Dashboards can only be accessed by a licensed user.
- Dashboards show current data, not trends. For trend analysis, time series, and deeper analysis, you should consider the use of Power BI...