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  1. Export to PDF via Power BI Embedded API

    The export to PDF feature of Power BI Desktop is awesome. Could we have this PDF support option via the embedded API to generate PDFs into a network location? Say, an UNC path. This would be fantastic for bespoke applications!

    34 votes
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      3 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Groups API - create readonly groups

      We would like to be able to create groups via API in readonly mode. It is not possible to specify isReadOnly field while creating a group. IsReadOnly field is being returned on Get groups but we have no way to specify it when creating a new group. It is crucial to be able to create groups in readonly mode as we are trying to automate deployments.

      26 votes
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        2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Ability to pass multiple values as a filter parameter in query string

        As of now only one parameter value can be passed in a filter using the syntax:
        <PowerBI report URL>?filter=<Table Name 1>/<Column Name 1> eq 'Value 1' and <Table Name 2>/<Column Name 2> eq 'Value 2'

        But we cannot pass more than one value for say <Column Name 1>

        37 votes
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          8 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Please allow to pull all data in PowerBI desktop from Adobe Analytics

          Power BI uses the Adobe Analytics Report API to define and run reports for the following tables and bringing top 10 or top 25 items. (See the link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/service-connect-to-adobe-analytics )

          Our business need all data to get accurate results. Please remove the top elements and pull all data based on dimensions and measure and filter that our business define. We want to pull all data from adobe analytics by using powerbi desktop.

          Thank you.

          8 votes
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          • Microsoft Word POWER BI Add-on

            Other than the Devscope Power BI addon which does not work the way I expected, Can Microsoft provide a POWER BI Add-on which allows us to insert or copy a particular visual into the word document? I'd like to copy paste a particular chart/graph from power BI web/desktop like we can copy graphs from Excel into Word. I tried to export the Power BI report into a powerpoint file but since we have over 15 pages in this PBI Report this was not allowed.

            Surely Microsoft can provide this integration between their own products?

            I have been using Snagit to…

            16 votes
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            • Enable PowerBI-Javascript to support "rendered" state

              I want to be able to determine if my Power BI embedded dashboard has started rendering, and when it has finished rendering (and any possible states in between) to provide performance measurements for my project.

              8 votes
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              • Prevent user (service-side) from entering Edit-mode in Embedded App Owns Data scenario

                Currently there is no option in Power BI Embedded API´s or Power BI Service settings to disable a report from being loaded into ‘Edit’-mode by using for instance a Javascript debugger in a web browser, in an app-owns-data Power BI embedded solution. Setting the ViewMode property in Javascript can easily be overridden in any client-side debugger tool. Once an end-user of a website has entered the report in edit mode, the imported data model (i.e. table structure) and all it´s underlying actual data, down to a row-level, is fully exposed to the end-user to freely browse.

                What would appear to…

                4 votes
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                • Rest API Apps list and specific App contents (reports, dashboards, users)

                  I've been using the Power BI REST API to get the list of reports/datasets/dashboards/tiles/members/etc.), but don't see any option to get the list of Apps and the contents of a specific App (reports, dashboards, app members).

                  Please add this to the REST API!

                  We really need the Apps list and app contents (reports list, etc) and security information (members that have access to a specific App).

                  Thanks!

                  10 votes
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                  • power bi embedded printing

                    For Power BI Embedded, i would like to see a facility to print a dashboard page (not the whole report) to PDF.

                    My user group regularly asks about this. Using Snipping Tool is not really good enough.

                    My dashboard has 20 pages so printing the whole report to PDF would not work.

                    2 votes
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                    • Power BI Web API Dataset refresh

                      Allow Power BI Web datasets that use APIs and API keys to be able to be refreshed properly. Currently if you run an API to get a dataset then you will run into an issue where tying to update the credentials in "Data source credentials" will not work properly.

                      10 votes
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                      • Get dataset query via REST API

                        Make it possible to get information of the dataset query via REST API. We would like to know which SAP HANA views are used in each dataset.

                        2 votes
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                        • Timezones and filtering via the embedding API

                          I would post this to https://github.com/Microsoft/PowerBI-JavaScript but it has no Issues tab...

                          I set a date-time filter as an AdvancedFilter in the embedding API. I pass an ISO formatted string, such as 2018-07-05T00:00:00Z.

                          But in the /explore/querydata made by the Power BI library, it turns this into "datetime'2018-07-05T01:00:00".

                          I am in the UK timezone which has an offset of +1 hrs during summertime. So it looks like the Power BI client library converts the time to my timezone but doesn't send anything to the API to tell it how it should be interpreted.

                          If I change my code to pass…

                          2 votes
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                          • Don't allow front-end config to override AppWorkspace settings

                            There's a problem with the PowerBI-Javascript library.

                            It seems like anyone can manipulate variables for embedded reports using Javascript / Typescript using a browser debugger. If they can change the report config settings, they can display the Save button in the report and this will allow them save changes to the report back to the Power BI service. This is regardless of whether they are an Admin/Member, or the AppWorkspace has "Allow users to view content only..." set. This front-end ability makes any Power BI read-only setting redundant. What seems to allow this is the "viewMode" and "bookmarksPaneEnabled" report config…

                            3 votes
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                            • Support more than one query per visual

                              We need support for more than one query per custom visual. The data we need to access in our visuals cannot always be retrieved with a single query.

                              3 votes
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                              • REST API endpoint to scheduled refresh

                                The REST API should have an endpoint to GET the actual status of the scheduled refresh (on/off) and POST to set (on/off).

                                Sometimes the scheduled refresh is turned off after failing 4 times in a row, and we should have the option of checking and setting it on again via REST API, would help a lot.

                                2 votes
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                                • Enable Embedding Power BI in SharePoint Online for Government Cloud

                                  Requesting the ability to embed Power BI reports in SharePoint Online pages in the Government Cloud. I know that this feature is available currently in the Commercial Cloud, but we need this functionality in the Government Cloud space.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • Service Status

                                    An open RESTful API call to simply get the service status for the Power BI service. Rather than visit the website to get the service status () it would be nice if we could call an API endpoint to get a response of the current status (JSON return example at end of message) this would allow us to query the status and ensure our business is alerted of any outages or issues before they are highlighted by our users.

                                    {
                                    "Regions":[
                                    {
                                    "name":"Europe",
                                    "status":"Good"
                                    },
                                    {
                                    "name":"America",
                                    "status":"Good"
                                    },
                                    {
                                    "name":"Asia Pacific",
                                    "status":"Good"
                                    }
                                    ],
                                    "Outage":[
                                    {
                                    "title":"Service Outage Degradation", …

                                    3 votes
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                                    • REST API data model is US English only

                                      Apparently the REST API data model is US English only, meaning it's useless for the 96% of countries in the world that don't use the US date format.

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                                      • Move / Resize Tile

                                        The GetTile API (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/power-bi/dashboards/gettile) should return the X/Y Position and the Height/Width of the tile. Then APIs should be available to move and resize a tile (ie. update these values).

                                        1 vote
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                                        • Inherit permission from Sharepoint Communication site

                                          It would be great for large corporations to have the possibility of sharing a report on a Sharepoint Communication site without managing permission on both the Sharepoint Site and the Power BI report.

                                          The possibility of inherit permission from the Sharepoint Site/Page will fix it.

                                          2 votes
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