Change history

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Intro

Feature Date added
Availability link added May 1

Sales

Feature descriptions updated

Features added to Release notes

Feature Date added
Predictive lead scoring (Public Preview) May 1
New sales professional license with link to comparison page for details April 2

Features removed from Release notes

Feature Date removed
LinkedIn profile pictures for contact records April 2

Field Service

Features added to Release notes

Features removed from Release notes

Feature Date removed
FBX from list of supported file formats for 3D models April 2

Resource Scheduling Optimization (RSO)

Features added to Release notes

Feature Date added
Other enhancements August 13

Feature descriptions updated

Feature Date updated
Extensible scope August 13
Run as simulation August 13

Project Service

Features added to Release notes

Feature Date added
Reconciliation view August 2

Social Engagement

Features added to Release notes

Feature Date added
Social Insights from Social Engagement June 1

Talent

Release date changes

Feature Change Change date
Ceridian payroll integration is now available Public Preview in May, not Generally Available June 1
Ceridian payroll integration is now available in the UK Public Preview in June, not May June 1

Features added to Release notes

Features updated

Feature Date updated
Absence management. Added time entry on behalf of someone else. May 1
Payroll Integration. Added assignee placeholders (Public Preview) May 1

Features removed from Release notes

Feature Date added
Gauge November 12

Finance and Operations

Feature descriptions updated

Feature Date updated
Alerts August 31
Report production outage August 31
Embedding PowerApps in forms August 9

Release date changes

Feature Change Change date
Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations 8.0 with Platform Update 16 on-premises Generally Available in July, not in April June 1
Upgrade automation Public Preview in July, not Generally Available in April June 1

Features added to Release notes

Retail

Feature descriptions updated

Feature Date updated
Extensibility (HQ, POS, CRT) November 9

PowerApps

Features added to Release notes

Features removed from Release notes

Feature Date added
Improved app-sharing experience July 11

Power BI Desktop

Features added to Release notes

Feature Date added
Drill-through on measures, May 18 General availability May 1
Conditional formatting, May 18 General availability May 1
Incremental data refresh, May 18 General availability May 1
Filters on data view, June '18 General Availability May 1
Power BI dataflows connector, Public Preview sometime between July and September May 1
Accessibility: slicers, July '18 General Availability August 30
Additional quick insights, July '18 General Availability August 30
Aggregations, September '18 Public Preview August 30
Composite models, July '18 Public Preview August 30
Copy data from table and matrix visuals, September '18 General Availability August 30
Flexible matching in Q&A, August '18 General Availability August 30
Report wallpapers, July '18 General Availability August 30
Show measures as clickable URLs, August '18 General Availability August 30
Theming over report level and visual container styles, August '18 General Availability August 30
Theming general availability, August '18 General Availability August 30

Features removed from Release notes

Feature Date removed
Incremental Refresh Policies removed from April '18 General Availability May 1
Matrix expand or collapse removed from June '18 General Availability May 1
Improve the results of Quick Insights with custom analysis removed from June '18 General Availability May 1
Performance inspector for reports removed from June '18 General Availability May 1
Slideshow mode April 2
Report snapshots for Power BI Premium April 2

Power BI Service

Release date changes

Feature Change Change date
Smart alerts Moved to Public Preview sometime between July and September June 1
Workspaces with Azure AD groups Moved to June ’18 - Public Preview June 1
Workspace search Moved to Public Preview sometime between July and September June 1
SSRS reports for Power BI Premium Moved to Public Preview sometime between July and September June 1
Incremental data refresh Moved from May '18 General Availability to May '18 Public Preview May 1
Power BI Insights Apps Moved to Public Preview sometime between July and September May 1
Data source setup improvements Moved to May ’18 – Public Preview April 2
Query acceleration for large datasets Moved to Public Preview sometime between July and September April 2
Export to PDF Moved to Public Preview sometime between July and September April 2
Dashboard commenting Moved from Oct18 release notes to Apr18; changed from October 2018 to September 2018 October 22
Additional URL parameters for report filtering Moved from Oct18 release notes to Apr18; changed from October 2018 to July 2018 October 22
Filters for report sharing Moved from Oct18 release notes to Apr18; changed from October 2018 to July 2018 October 22

Features added to Release notes

Features removed from Release notes

Feature Date removed
XMLA connectivity with Analysis Services October 3

Power BI Embedded

Features added to Release notes

Feature Date added
Export to PDF April 2
Set iFrame background June 22
Multi-region support June 22
Better troubleshooting for developers June 22
Slicers API June 22

Release date changes

Feature Change Change date
App-only token support Moved to General Availability sometime between July and September June 1
Onboarding experience Moved to May ’18 - General Availability June 22
Azure diagnostics Moved to June ’18 - General Availability June 22
App-only token support Moved to Public Preview sometime between July - Sep ’18 June 22
Visual level configuration Moved to General Availability sometime between July - Sep ’18 June 22

Features removed from Release notes

Feature Date removed
Available on German datacenters removed from March '18 General Availability June 1
Export to PowerPoint removed from June '18 General Availability June 1
Export to PDF removed from June '18 General Availability June 1
Show or hide report pages from April '18 General Availability June 22
Update dashboard/tile from March '18 General Availability June 22
Themes support September 12
Single sign-on (SSO) for Azure SQL database September 11

Common Data Service for Analytics in Power BI

Feature renamed

Feature Change Change date
Common Data Service for Analytics Renamed to Power BI dataflows June 18

Advanced data prep in Power BI

Features removed from Release notes

Feature Date removed
Advanced data prep with dataflows Sep. 11
Computed entities Sep. 11
Linked entities Sep. 11
Dataflow refresh Sep. 11
Azure integration Sep. 11
Dataflows on Premium capacity Sep. 11

Features added to Release notes

Feature Date added
Advanced data prep with dataflows, Public Preview sometime between July and September June 18
Computed entities, Public Preview sometime between July and September June 18
Linked entities, Public Preview sometime between July and September June 18
Dataflow refresh, Public Preview sometime between July and September June 18
Azure integration, Public Preview sometime between July and September June 18
Dataflows on Premium capacity, Public Preview sometime between July and September June 18

Power BI Insights Apps

Release date changes

Feature Change Change date
Power BI Insights Apps Moved to Public Preview sometime between July and September May 1

Microsoft Flow

Features added to Release notes

Release date changes

Feature Change Change date
Customize SharePoint content approvals with Flow Changed from September 2018 to October 2018; moved to October '18 Release Notes October 3
Repair recommendations sent in email for failed flows Changed from September 2018 to October 2018; moved to October '18 Release Notes October 3
Power Query integration Moved from October '18 Release Notes; changed from October 2018 to September 2018 October 3
New admin analytics reports Moved from October '18 Release Notes; changed from October 2018 to September 2018 October 3

Data Integration

Release date changes

Feature Change Change date
Connectors, gateways, templates, and Power Query smart data preparation Release date modified from May to June May 1
Templates Public Preview modified to Private Preview June 1
Power Query support for data integrator Public Preview modified to Private Preview June 1

Features added to Release notes

Feature descriptions updated

Feature Date updated
Gateway improvements June 1

Microsoft Stream

Features removed from Release notes

Feature Date removed
Public anonymous playback feature April 2

Retail

Features removed from Release notes

Feature Date removed
Suspend/resume improvements October 15