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February 13, 2020

Product updates

Filter by the signed-in user's email address

You can now filter a data source to show just the records containing the current signed-in viewer's email address. This provides "row-level security" to the data. Note that your data must contain an email field, and that viewers must consent to allowing Data Studio to pass their email address to the data source.

Learn more.

Improved support for multiple accounts

Do you sign into multiple Google accounts at once? The new account switcher lets you select one of your other signed-in accounts should you try to access a Data Studio asset created by or shared with an account other than your primary account. Your primary account is the first one you signed into in your browser. 

Note that you may also see this page if the report or data source you're trying to access doesn't exist.

Support for Hotel campaigns in Google Ads

You can now see your Hotel ads campaign data in Data Studio reports. This data automatically appears in your Ads-connected reports. There is no need to refresh the data source.


February 6, 2020

Product updates

Additional fields in Ads data

Google Ads data sources now include App, Local, and Smart campaign data. Use the Advertising channel type field to see the campaign type. This data is automatically available in new data sources. To add these to existing data sources, just refresh the data source fields.

January 30, 2020

Product updates

Return NULL from CASE

CASE statements can now return the NULL literal from THEN and ELSE clauses. Learn more.

January 23, 2020

Product updates

Smart guides in the report editor

The report editor now offers smart guides to help you align, resize, and space components on the canvas. This can help make creating attractive, well-crafted reports even easier. Learn more.

Extract a report theme from an image

You can now automatically generate a custom theme for your reports based on the colors in an image. This makes it easy to coordinate the text and data colors with an image in your report, such as a logo or product photo. You can also create themes from images you upload or can access on the web. Learn more.

January 16, 2020

Product updates

Additional fields in Search Ads 360 data

The Search Ads 360 connector now provides additional fields to help you visualize your impression metrics:

  • Impr (abs top) %
  • Impr share (abs top) %
  • Impr (top) %
  • Impr share (top) %
  • Lost abs top IS (budget)
  • Lost abs top IS (rank)
  • Lost top IS (budget)
  • Lost top IS (rank)

You can learn more about these fields in the Search Ads 360 Help Center.

Add community visualizations from the Community Gallery to your reports

You can now add data visualizations built by the Data Studio developer community by selecting them from the Community Gallery. Learn more.

January 9, 2020

Product updates

Custom email schedules

You can now email your reports via a custom schedule. For example, you can send the report every Tuesday and Thursday, or every 2 weeks on Friday. Learn more about scheduled email delivery.

Additional data freshness options for *SQL and Cloud* connectors

You can now refresh the data every hour, every 4 hours, or every 12 hours for data sources based on the following connectors:

  • Cloud SQL
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Cloud Spanner
  • Cloud Storage

Learn more about database connectors.


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