Hide the Ribbon in Power View

There may come a day when you want to embed a Power View report into a PerformancePoint dashboard or a Web Part page in SharePoint. The first thing you will notice when entering the URL is the ribbon shows up in the web page viewer. The ribbon will be displayed both in PerformancePoint and in the page viewer web part. More often than not the desired result would be to not show the ribbon to prevent changes and improve the overall user experience.

To hide the ribbon simply add &ViewMode=Presentation&PreviewBar=False to the end of the URL. Check out the screenshots from dashboard designer to see the difference below.

With the ribbon visible:


With the ribbon hidden, the added text on the end of the URL is underlined in red:


Bradley Schacht

Bradley Schacht is a Cloud Solution Architect on the state and local government team with Microsoft based in Jacksonville, FL. He has co-authored 3 SQL Server books including "SQL Server 2014 Professional Administration". As a former consultant and trainer, he uses his experience on many parts of the Microsoft BI and data platform to help customers deliver the best possible solutions. Bradley frequently presents at community events around the country. He is a contributor to sites such as SQLServerCentral.com and an active member of the Jacksonville SQL Server User Group (JSSUG).

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