Object grouping


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Visual grouping is another familiar Office feature we are adding to Power BI Desktop. At a basic level, users will be able to group objects together on a report page, and move and resize them as one container, as users do in PowerPoint. Additionally, we will go beyond what exists today in PowerPoint and allow users to decide how the container and the visuals within the container interact with each other.

In addition to the scaling behavior users know from Office, they can choose for the visuals to grow and move to evenly fill the size of the container and to extend beyond the size of the container with a scroll bar. This will allow users to not only use grouping to help with authoring reports, but also to create new interactive controls that can make reports look and act like apps or websites.

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