We are excited to bring you the news on what is happening at Looker this month. Don’t forget to register for Join@Home! Sessions are filling up fast!
Looker Community Spotlight
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Latest Release Note Highlights 🎉
URL Links in Boards. The new URL Links in Boards Labs feature allows editors of boards to add URL links to a board alongside Looks and dashboards. Links to Looker content will open in the same browser tab; links to content outside Looker will open in a separate browser tab.
Revert to legacy dashboards. The Revert to Legacy Dashboards legacy feature has been extended. Users will continue to have the option to revert a dashboard to the legacy dashboard experience until Looker 22.0 (January 2022).
Developer permission set updates. The permissions in the default Developer permission set now include the see_pdts permission for new Looker instances created on Looker 21.18 and later. The permission grants access to monitoring resources for a Looker instance’s persistent derived tables, such as the Persistent Derived Tables admin page and visibility of persistent derived tables in the Looker IDE when in Development Mode.
Tips and Tricks 💡
Have you been wanting to look at data for the current month and last month, side by side? This is a common use case. Learn how to do it with a dynamic filter for ‘this month’, by using this tip from the Looker Community.
News, Events, and Looker Training 🗞
November 9-11 Join@Home