Amanda Cofsky, Program Manager at Microsoft, announced the new desktop release of Power BI on October 31. You can read it at https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-october-feature-summary/.
Here’s the complete list of October updates from Cofsky’s blog:
- Date slicer
- Report gridlines and snap to grid (Preview)
- Data label improvements
- Map formatting options
- Improved date axis range formatting
The blog also contains simple instructions for using the DATE SLICER, REPORT GRIDLINES, DATA LABEL, and MAP FORMATTING OPTIONS.