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  1. Disable share buttons

    Option to disable the share buttons (Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook and share itself) in the embed code. I am using the embed code to post the report in a sharepoint page with in the company by this would prevent a public sharing.

    649 votes
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      under review  ·  48 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow in-place data model refresh in embedded PowerBI

      Today it is possible only to have a static data model or direct query. Would really like to have the mainstream refreshable data model available within the embedded offering. Would like to be able to control the refresh via API.

      514 votes
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        planned  ·  30 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support other data sources Direct Query using Gateway on Embedded Power BI

        On Embedded Power BI support Enterprise Gateway connection and also support Oracle/HANA and other on-prem databases. This is must for faster customer adoption.

        391 votes
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          started  ·  24 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • javascript

          Fix the dataSelected event to also provide **values** array retrieving data from an embedded powerBI report. Ref.: [https://github.com/Microsoft/PowerBI-JavaScript/wiki/Handling-Events] @ 2) ***values** array (In Progress)

          317 votes
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            started  ·  37 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Usage statistics via REST

            The usage statistics need to be accessible via the PowerBI REST API.
            1. GET all Dashboards, Datasets, etc. of all Users.
            2. GET Reports, Tiles and Datasets to a Dashboard.
            3. GET Users who use what Dashboard most.
            4. GET the most used Tiles in a Dashboard.
            5. GET the most active Users.

            197 votes
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              2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Power BI Embedded - Connection to Analysis Services Tabular

              Please provide the ability to connect to Analysis Services (Tabular) from Power BI Embedded

              169 votes
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                3 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Allow printing from power bi embedded

                It would be great if the embedded report in my website can be printed (either printer or PDF) as we can from powerbi.com and maybe sending the current view by email would make it better.

                169 votes
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                  planned  ·  7 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Export from Embedded iFrame

                  After generating an iFrame link and embedding it within a site, I would like to see an export option within the iFrame

                  160 votes
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                    started  ·  15 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Disable Export data function in Power BI Embeded

                    Currently Export data can be disabled from the service but not from Power BI Embeded. We want to keep our data from being able to exported by others and see Power BI Embeded as our prefered roll out solution but the lack of ability to turn off the export feature means that we are not currently able to use Embeded for this purpose. Ideally we need a way to control export data at a visual level but at minimum control at a dashboard / report level. This is a high priority feature for us to be able to complet our…

                    154 votes
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                      8 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Use power BI Embedded with Dashboards and tile

                      The new power BI embedded available in Azure looks great. Currently it looks like you can just embed reports. I would like to embed dashboards and individual charts as well.

                      124 votes
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                        7 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • When Power BI is embedded into SharePoint, allow filters to be preset

                        It is currently possible for filters (or even slicers) to be preset when publishing to PowerBI.com. From a threat on the recent PBI AMA it was stated that Power BI will be able to be embedded in SharePoint. When that happens, it would be great to be able to preset filters for each embedded dashboard/report rather than needing to set it in the Power BI pbix file first. This way it would allow multiple instances of the dashboard/report to be embedded and filters set for the specific SharePoint embed locations. The use case for this could be a sales situation…

                        115 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Q&A in embedded

                          Would love to see the Q&A feature in BI Embedded. Would be a huge value add.

                          106 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Pivottables via Analyze in Excel

                            Now that the "analyze in excel" has been released it would be nice if Excel Online recognized Power BI an internal data source.

                            This would allow users to make Pivot tables in excel (connected to a data model) and upload them as "First Class Citizen" excel files with full functionality.

                            Don't know if you can make excel pivottables into a custom visual?

                            Or just an excel custom visual - this would really help out on your tables, which (design wise) are not your proudest moment ;o)

                            Thanks for a fantastic product!

                            101 votes
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                              planned  ·  5 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add REST API to refresh data sources

                              My SQL database does processing each night, and when it is "done", I want to kick off a refresh of my dashboards... but there is no way to do this.

                              Need to add a REST API to kick off a refresh of a data source.

                              100 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Disable focus mode buttons in Power BI Embedded

                                Every visual on every report page now has the focus mode button, and there is no way of switching this off per visual.

                                It should be possible to switch this button off per visual.

                                Most visuals actually don't need focus mode at all (e.g. slicers, text boxes, etc.)

                                To deliver a high quality experience to the paying users of our app this is absolutely necessary, right now all pages of the report are littered with unnecessary boxes and buttons appearing all over it as the user interacts with a page, and no way for us to switch this off.

                                85 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 75 votes
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                                    4 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Display in Focus Mode when Publishing to Web

                                    Focus Mode is a great way to highlight an individual visualisation, but it would be good if we could set a published report to default to Focus Mode (particularly when you only have the 1 visualisation on it)

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                                    When you publish to a website, regardless of what dimensions you set for the webpart, the report returns in 16:9 ratio - whereas focus mode fills the available canvas.

                                    For example, for a map of the UK I might set the webpart as 800hx400w (tall & narrow), the default report view shows up tiny & unusable - but in focus mode…

                                    73 votes
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                                      6 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • support for ArcGIS embedded visual

                                      Can you add support for ArcGIS embedded visual?

                                      64 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Enable mobile layout for Power BI Embedded

                                        Right now we can create custom layouts of the report for users to view when they are on their phones, but it works for the Power BI mobile app only. However, as we are using Power BI Embedded heavily, we would love to see this feature to extend beyond the Power BI mobile app to Power BI Embedded, e.g. display phone layouts when user is using mobile devices to access the Power BI Embedded report.

                                        64 votes
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                                          4 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Make SSAS connections available for publish to web

                                          Many companies have, or want to have, their data models in SSAS. As of today they are not able to use these if they want to share information to the public through PowerBI.

                                          In some countries govermental institutions have to share public information and the possibility to use SSAS Connection would make them able to leverage existing data models with ease.

                                          60 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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