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Animating SVGs

Animating SVG Elements in Power BI using HTML VizCreator Flex Custom Visual

SVG, or Scalable Vector Graphics, is a powerful way to create and display graphics on the web. It is an XML-based format that allows for the creation of complex shapes, images, and animations using a combination of lines, shapes, and other graphical elements. One of the advantages of using SVG is that it is resolution-independent, meaning that the graphics will look sharp and clear on any screen or device.

In Power BI, it is possible to display SVG elements using the HTML VizCreator Flex custom visual. This custom visual allows users to display HTML and SVG elements directly within a Power BI report, giving users more flexibility and control over the look and feel of their data visualizations.

One of the key advantages of using the HTML VizCreator Flex custom visual to animate SVG elements in Power BI is that it allows for more dynamic and engaging data visualizations. By animating SVG elements, users can create more interactive and attention-grabbing visualizations that can help to better communicate important data insights.

Another advantage of using the HTML VizCreator Flex custom visual to animate SVG elements in Power BI is that it allows for more precise control over the animation. For example, users can control the speed, direction, and timing of the animation, which can help to better communicate the data insights.

Additionally, users can also use the HTML VizCreator Flex custom visual to create more complex and sophisticated data visualizations. For example, by using a combination of SVG elements, HTML elements, and DAX, users can create interactive maps, charts, and other data visualizations that can help to better communicate important data insights.

In conclusion, using the HTML VizCreator Flex custom visual to animate SVG elements in Power BI can provide a wide range of advantages for data visualization. It allows for more dynamic and engaging data visualizations, more precise control over the animation, and more complex and sophisticated data visualizations. These advantages can help to better communicate important data insights and drive more effective data-driven decision making.

In the video below, our design Expert Ali shows how this is done in action.

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