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Updated Shielded HTML Viewer

In the Microsoft Power BI Blog post of December 2021 we got the opportunity to share some exciting updates in our Shielded HTML Viewer. Here you have our contribution to the Power BI Blog.

All HTML rendered through the Shielded HTML Viewer is sanitised to keep your data safe. But sometimes our sanitation process is too strict. Based on valuable feedback from our users we concluded the use of images became a victim of this strict sanitation process. So, we added support for images to the Shielded HTML Viewer! But without the need for risky external links.

As of version 2.0 the Shielded HTML Viewer (in the image above used in the tooltip of a dumbbell chart) supports inline SVG and Data URL images. This way you can include any inline images in your Power BI reports and dashboards. Version 2.0 also includes support for the NAV-tag: now you can include HTML navigation menus to your reports. More information on the NAV-tag can be found here.

Furthermore, all functionality is available through the standard Power BI interface, so no need to learn a new interface.

Don’t hesitate and try the Shielded HTML Viewer now on your own data by downloading it from the AppSource. All features are available for free to evaluate the Shielded HTML Viewer within Power BI Desktop.