Import through file

Import through file

It should be in .Pbiviz file format to import a Power BI Custom Visual file. Make sure the visual is downloaded and stored on the local computer.

Follow the steps:

  1. To add a visual in Power BI, select Insert tab > click on More Visuals > Select From my files.

or Select ellipsis(...) from the Visualization pane > select Import a visual from a file.

  1. Navigate to the location of .pbiviz file on your local computer. Either select the file or double-click to open it.

You will get a security prompt to esnure it is a trusted the file.

  1. After the visual has been successfully imported, click OK in the next dialogue box.

  1. The Powerviz visual icon will appear in the Visualization pane. Drag the visual from the visualizations pane to the canvas and start analyzing.


If you want the visual to remain on the visualization pane for all reports, right-click on it and select “Pin to visualization pane”.

To discover more about Powerviz visuals and their advanced features, continue reading.

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