In this blog you will understand some major difference between Power BI dashboard & report.
The Report is a Power BI feature which is a result of visualized data from a single data set. A report can have multiple pages of visualization.
Mostly, you create a report in Power BI Desktop.
A Power BI Dashboard is a single page display screen and collection of single or multiple report visuals, that uses visualizations to tell a summary.
You can create a dashboard only in Power BI Service.
Power BI Dashboards vs. Reports
|Pages||You can create a multiple pages in single Report.||It is a single page display screen. Mainly, used to display the summary data.|
|Available in Power BI Desktop||You can create a Report in Desktop & Power BI Service.||You can create Dashboard only in Power BI Service.|
|Data source||A single dataset per report in Power BI service.||You can use one or more reports and one or more datasets per dashboard at the time of creation.|
|Set alerts||You cannot create an email Data alerts for Power BI Report.||You can create an email Data alerts for Power BI Dashboard tiles when certain conditions are met.|
|Filtering||Report support many filter options like Bookmarks, Filters & Slicers.||Dashboard support only Bookmarks and doesn’t support any other filters & slicers.|
|Featured||Can not set Report as a featured report.||You can set featured dashboard.|
|See underlying dataset tables and fields||Yes, Can see dataset tables and fields and values.||No, You can export data but can’t see tables and fields in the dashboard itself.|
|Can create visualization||Yes, you can create a many different types of visuals, custom visuals||Limited to adding widgets to dashboard using “Add title”.|
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