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Known bugs and issues

By Matej Gregorcic • Last updated

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Charts v6.4

Issue/Bug: Categories formatted as Date are displayed with a full timestamp label.

Workaround: Use a different column that isn't formatted as Date. To achieve that, prepare an additional column assembled from Date information but formatted as Text.

Alternative: Please use the private version of Zebra BI Charts 6.3. Write to for details.

Status: The bug will be fixed in Zebra BI Charts version 6.4.1

Cards v1.6

Issue/Bug: When BAN is set to display the last data point, the last non-negative data point is displayed. In case all the data points are negative, then the first data point is displayed.

Workaround: No workaround.

Alternative: Please use the private version of Zebra BI Cards 1.5. Write to for details.

Status: The bug will be fixed in Zebra BI Cards version 1.7

Tables v6.1

Issue/Bug: Additional measures formatted as percentages(%) are rounded up/down to the nearest whole number.

Workaround: Increase the number of decimal points to 3 or 4, depending on the desired precision.

Alternative: Please use Zebra BI Tables version 5.4. Available on AppSource as a separate visual.

Status: The bug is fixed in Zebra BI tables version 6.3

All Zebra BI visuals

Issue/Bug:  With PowerBI Service and PowerBI Desktop June 2022 version, local storage does not work as intended and consequently, there is no way to save the Zebra BI license

Status: The bug is fixed as of August 14th. Please update your PowerBI Desktop to the latest version.

Workaround for PowerBI Desktop: 
Keep or revert to PowerBI Desktop May 2022 version.

Download packages available here:
 - 32 bit
 - 64 bit

Workaround for PowerBI Service:

Enable browser local storage in a specific tenant. It can be done by the tenant administrator using this ( URL. Using this special URL parameter the hidden tenant switch “Allow access to the browser's local storage” will appear and the tenant administrator will be able to enable it in its tenant.


Issue/Bug: Zebra BI Cards (v1.1), Tables, and Charts (v5.3)  visuals currently not rendering in

PowerBI App for Windows.

Status: Tables and Charts version 5.4 (expected release start of June) and Cards version 1.3 (release date TBA) will support PowerBI App for Windows.

Workaround: PowerBI App for Windows is the only PowerBI product where Zebra BI will not work. Please use any other PowerBI product (Service, Desktop, Teams app, Mobile,…)


Issue/Bug: PowerBI Service - Custom tooltips using third-party visuals only shows data on the first hoover-over

Status: Bug fixed by Microsoft on May 4th, 2022

Tables v5.3

Issue/Bug: Visual is not displayed when using more than 10 measures in Values placeholder.

Status: Bug fixed in version 5.3.1.

Workaround: have 10 measures in the Values placeholder, place the rest of the measures in the Previous Year (1 measure), Plan (3 measures), and Forecast (3 measures) placeholder, hide the automatically generated variances columns, and reorder the columns if needed.

Charts v5.2

Issue/Bug: Issues displaying future forecast data. An additional 0.0 data label appears on the horizontal axis.

Status: Bug fixed in version 5.3.

Apache/Log4j vulnerability

Zebra BI is not using Apache/Log4j in any of our products, hence Zebra BI visuals are safe.
Regarding other Power BI services, Microsoft has responded with a blog post from their Security Response Center:

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