What's New in Dundas BI


1. Overview

A list of highlights from the new features and enhancements available with the release of Dundas BI 6.0.1.

For a complete list of new functionality and behavior changes, see the List of changes in version 6.0.

2. Data Preparation and Analysis

  • New time dimension Caption Format for Week Ending and Fiscal Quarter date format
  • New Maximum Length setting for Calculated Element and Unpivot Transform to improve data cube performance
  • Native MemSQL and SAP HANA data connection support
  • New RANK function to calculate the rank for each value in a set of input values
  • Added CollectionStringCollectionNumber, and CollectionDate Value Types for defining Bridge Parameters
  • Open and edit a data cube from the Data Cube Transform configuration dialog when it is re-used in another data cube

3. Data Visualizations

  • New Stretch option for brush properties set to an image
  • Long text shown in the legend can be wrapped onto multiple lines
  • Customize shapes and other properties of the items visualizations add to legends
  • See your current scroll position by row number as you drag the scrollbar in tables

4. Design and View

  • Hide the From token on a calendar range or date range filter to focus on the To token
  • Included the parameter Update Button for use on scorecards and reports
  • Sort date or date and time hierarchies after exporting a dashboard to Microsoft Excel
  • Included a new Reset Filter option in the context menu which allows to reset the value to what it was when it was loaded initially
  • Convert an existing report to a scorecard or vice versa
  • Easier filtering when using tokens for date/time ranges and named sets
  • View and edit all types of actions from the Layers window, in addition to scripts

5. Installation / Deployment

  • Included the managed Oracle data provider driver in the Dundas BI installer so that the driver does not need to be installed separately

6. API / Branding / Integration

  • The Dundas.BI.Core.dll is now available as a NuGet package

7. See also

Dundas Data Visualization, Inc.
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