notify custom visual updates
Add option to update custom visuals when new versions are posted. Since PowerBI is on a monthly release schedule, new updates frequently break custom visuals that I like to use. Many times the custom visuals are updated after the PowerBI update, however we have to manually update them. It would be nice if we were notified that a new version was available, we could then also be provided with the option to update.
This would work exactly like when I log into PowerBI desktop today, if a new version is available I am prompted to update.
It would also be nice if there were documentation associated with the custom visual (how to use, expected data, etc...) as well as change logs.
Thanks for your input and feedback!
Could you elaborate on this?
Do you need a way to know when the version is automatically updated or a way to stop automatic updates. because Power BI visuals from AppSource library are updated automatically when a new version is updated in the AppSource.
This is needed for Enterprise Adoption.
having issues with Infographic designer and noticed the version was not the current release. With the amount of Custom visuals growing this would seem the ideal solution.
Abi Sivasubramanian commented
Completely Agree with this!!We are having issues to identify the hierarchy slicer version as it's not appearing on the subscriptions email. I can't find out whether we are using the latest version or older one. We need version number for the custom apps.
TJ Doherty commented
Any chance of getting the version number added to the visuals list that appears when one enters the gallery initially? It's really a pain to have to click on each visual to see its current version number to see if an updated visual exists.
Lou Farho commented
Totally agree with this idea. I think it goes hand in hand with the other idea of the visual being a part of Power BI Desktop and not separated into the model.
Danny Dennison commented
I was visiting the custom visuals gallery today and was surprised how many I had that were out-of-date. Would LOVE a notification feature when an INSTALLED visualization is updated...