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  1. Improve customs visuals quality

    On the one hand, custom visuals are great. Thanks to the engaged community we have new visualizations.

    On the other hand, those visuals are buggy, unoptimized, not fully integrated, lacking functionality and sometimes of poor visual quality.

    Hope the PowerBI team picks up on the shortcomings and improves them or release their own official versions.

    Please vote ;)

    184 votes
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    started  ·  Tzvi Keisar responded

    We are investing to constantly improve the custom visuals and the platform. performance, reliability, feature-set, etc.
    Most visuals are maintained by the community, and we encourage them to improve. recently the custom visuals gallery was migrated to the Office store, where reviews and ratings are available, so I encourage you to go and review visuals and ask for features directly from the developers.
    You can also use the dedicated community site to suggest ideas: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Custom-Visuals-Ideas/idb-p/CustomVisualsIdeas

  2. Custom links in Power BI visuals

    As custom visuals run in sandbox mode, we are now unable to implement links in custom visuals using anchor <a> tag to link them to third party URLs and making them clickable.

    There should be a way to create custom links in Power BI visuals to navigate them to third party URLs.

    For Example:
    Creating a KPI custom visual and making it clickable to show more information regarding the KPI.

    52 votes
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  3. Pivot Diagram (equivalent to Visio pivot diagram)

    Visio has a nice visual called a Pivot Diagram that helps see the breakdown of a given dataset by different categories (opening up as branches). It would be great to see this in PowerBI and be able to click on one of the nodes and see the datapoints associated to each node

    2 votes
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  4. Pop-up box containing all of the slicer boxes to free up space on the visual page

    Need a pop-out box for placing Filters/Slicer boxes into. I have several pages in my reports, and given the audiences viewing thee data as well as the type of data, some of these pages contain 2-5 slicers. Slicers take up an increased amount of space on the visual page - if there was an icon that could be inserted into the page, which when clicked, would open up a 'pop-up' box showing all of the slicer boxes, that would really help.

    7 votes
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  5. treemap / kpi combo

    It would be sweet if I could set up a treemap where each box is a KPI. Even just being able to control label each box would be a step in the right direction, but imagine being able to create directional graphics, or sparkline-esque visuals for EACH box on a treemap.

    1 vote
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  6. Radial Gauge: text size for target value does not change

    text size for target value does not change when changing the data label setting. Looks like a bug

    14 votes
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  7. Meta Data Visualization

    Have a meta data visualization that can be linked to the page or report to identify fields utilized within a report. Would require adding meta data functionality to the data model.

    2 votes
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  8. Be able to export narrative as text

    At present you can only export the raw data from a narative, to be able to export the narative as actual text would be more beneficial.

    2 votes
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  9. Filtering data through distance in a map

    Would be helpful to be able in a map to select a record and ask for all the other records around within 10 km, 20 km, etc.

    4 votes
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  10. Need ability to plot (non geographic) spatial data

    I need to be able to plot a series of X, Y coordinates and attach data to each of them. I then need to view data on each point (categorical data or parametric values).

    Right now if I try to create a graph like this in a scatter plot I can only aggregate the X and Y coordinates, which is incredibly frustrating.

    Sand Dance seems to handle this the way I expect, but I can't get any other scatter plot visuals to behave this way and leave the coordinates unaggregated

    6 votes
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. We need the ability to create scatter plots charts with lines instead of dots. Connect the dots!! The line chart axis options don't work

    We use the scatter plot line option in Excel, we would like to see the same option in PBI Desktop. Currently the Desktop only displays the scatter plot using dots, we would like the same function but using a line instead of dots. The line chart visualization doesn't allow for plotting separate value columns as axis as the scatter plot option does.

    37 votes
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  13. alternate name for measure

    Have 2 alternative and optional names for a measure 1) a natural language alternative name and 2) a short display name. In a large model measures necessarily have detailed and precise names to differentiate them. This means they do not respond well to natural language Q&A and they visualizations end up with obscure labels - I can of course get round this by adding 2 new measures one with the natural language name and the other with the short name which both are just equal to the original measure, but that is a little cumbersome.

    26 votes
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  14. Candle Bar Charts - standard finACIAL STOCK PRICE CHARTS O/H/L/C

    CREATE ABILITY TO SHOW CANDLE CHARTS - STANDARD FINANCIAL CHARTS WITH OPEN/HIGH/CLOSE/LOW BARS

    7 votes
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  15. Hierarchical Tree Map with Interactive Visualization

    Treemaps display hierarchical (tree-structured) data as a set of nested rectangles. Each branch of the tree is given a rectangle, which is then tiled with smaller rectangles representing sub-branches.

    Refer to the below Sample links:
    http://vizuly.io/product/weighted-tree/?demo=d3js

    OR
    http://bl.ocks.org/mbostock/4063550

    83 votes
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  16. 1 vote
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  17. Seleção automática

    I'm brazilian. Sugiro a criação de um filtro em forma de botões que selecione os membros nele contidos automaticamente, um a um, em uma sequência de tempo parametrizada. Isso é útil para mudar os valores do gráfico sem que necessite da intervenção do usuário. Ao colocar esse filtro no painel, cada botão seria selecionado automaticamente, e seria destacado em uma cor diferenciada. Se clicasse em algum botão desse filtro, seu comportamento automático seria suspenso. Se removesse o clique do botão acionado, ele voltaria para o comportamento automático.

    3 votes
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  18. Salvar último membro selecionado

    I'm brazilian. Em filtros nativos do power bi, o último membro selecionado permanece saldo ao fechar o arquivo. Sugiro a implementação do mesmo comportamento para os filtros da galeria customizada.

    1 vote
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  19. Enable data download on visualization controls

    Add some parameter into visualizations to enable user to download data when report is shared.

    Actually shared reports don't give this option.

    2 votes
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  20. Timeline control period selector

    The timeline's selector of Y/Q/M/W/D should be flexible so that is can be hidden or only include say Y/Q/M if the lowest level in the data is month. Also it would look better in the top-right.

    1 vote
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