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  1. Python Script in Power BI

    It's great that Power BI already has the capability to run R scripts for data transformation. It would be even better if we could run Python script.

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      15 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Append multiple queries dialog should list the queries in alphabetical order

      The "append 3 or more tables" dialog in Power Query is great, until you have more queries than you can see without scrolling. Unfortunately, the dialog returns the queries in the order they were created, rather than alphabetical order. Can you please either make it default to alphabetical or give us the option of ordering?

      4 votes
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      • Use camelCase or PascalCase for Query Editor Option

        I would like a setting that would allow the ability to remove all the spaces in the names generated by the Query Editor.

        by default options are added like "Added Items" or "Filtered Rows" While this makes it readable it makes it hard because in the query editor there are a bunch of quotes.

        I would like the option to change this to either PascalCase or camelCase.

        11 votes
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        • Refresh only new data - not the whole dataset

          We have a large dataset, the refresh takes up to an hour. Sometimes it fails. But, only some of the data is being updated so when we refresh we want to just have the system only refresh the updated data rather than grabbing everything all over again.

          9 votes
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          • M Code modification (naming steps)

            Query editor suggestion: when we use power query user interface, all steps are named by multiple words with spaces by default, such as "Modified Date", which M code records as #"Modified Date". But if the steps were named without spaces by default, such as ModifiedDate, the M code would be a lot easier to read, follow or modify, since there would be no hashtags or quotes.

            7 votes
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            • Created or modified date against relationships

              This request primarily stems from an ability to track what relationships have been automatically created and when. This should allow both a better management and awareness of data connections but more importantly the ability to troubleshoot issues relating to relationships.

              2 votes
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              • 5 votes
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                • Create a nested IF or SWITCH wizard

                  With Custom Column or Conditional column, we don't have a 'between' function to categorize ranges of data. Creating a nested IF or SWITCH statement with large datasets is not working well and is producing many errors (especially if we have quite a few categorizations).

                  Can the team develop a customized nested IF or SWITCH wizard to avoid all these errors and time-consuming preparation work?

                  Thank you

                  3 votes
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                  • Memory consumption indicator

                    There should be a way embedded into the Power BI Desktop or to the Power BI Service to figure out the actual uncompressed memory footprint.
                    This doesn't seem to be rocket science, and would save a lot of headache. It would allow analysts to discover how inefficient their data models are. It would ultimately help the Power BI infrastructure as well by helping people to avoid loading the Power BI servers with unnecessary workload.

                    21 votes
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                    • Add Step Name field when creating Applied Steps

                      Provide a Step Name field when doing things like adding a column, which automatically names the Applied Step. Make this optional, defaulting to the existing default values if not used.

                      3 votes
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                      • Timestamp on the exported Power Point file

                        After downloading (exporting) multiple times a report you will get files with: reportname (1).ppt, reportname (2).ppt. Because the file already exist. If you put the timestamp on export would be more easy to manage multiple versions of downloaded ppt files. Something like: reportname_yyyy-mm-dd_hhmmss.ppt
                        (PD. Sorry for my english)
                        thanks

                        3 votes
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                        • Please review MonthName function

                          Used the MonthName function, and it returns December for 01, January for 02. Please review.

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                          • Add function IFBLANK(Value, Alternate)

                            Add function IFBLANK(Value, Alternate) similar to IFERROR().

                            This would prevent having to constantly write:
                            IF(ISBLANK(Value), Alternate, Value).

                            2 votes
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                            • Allow equal key column names in Table.Join

                              In Table.Join function we can use same key column names for JoinKind.Inner option, but need to use different column names for other join types, like Left Outer, Right Outer etc. This limitation demand to add excessive steps for renaming duplicate columns before join and removing them after join.
                              As Table.Join is much faster and effective than Table.NestedJoin in complex preparation, this seems to be unnecessary and dilatory limitation and should be removed.

                              4 votes
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                              • Editar dados diretamente no Grid do editor de consulta

                                Seria interessante conseguir alterar os dados diretamente no grid de visualização do editor de consulta do power BI, quando seleciono uma linha ele mostra um grid na parte inferior, sendo assim o power bi dentando editar os dados ali o mesmo poderia entender o que preciso fazer, exemplo quando eu inserir um dado após o valor exibido o mesmo já perguntará ao usuário se gostaria de aplicar a todos dados da consulta e gravaria uma etapa com está concatenação.

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                                • Group measure

                                  Allow for separate grouping of measures. Measures could be grouped in their own category instead of within tables. This makes it easier to track measures, specifically when they involve cross-table calculations.

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Allow searching in the "Groups" dialog box

                                    I want to create a group on a field that has hundreds of potential options. When you go to the dialog box to define a group, there is no function to search and filter the set of existing records; you have to scroll through every single option. It would be great if we could have a search bar here!

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Consider Date Field as Date while using a live connection to SSAS Multidimensional cube.

                                      Consider Date Field as Date while using a live connection to SSAS Multidimensional cube. Currently the date fields are treated as Text and the relative filtering is not available. This restricts the application of dynamic filtering on the reports.
                                      The basic ask of the user is that the report should show current month's data.

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                                      • Possibility to expand an existing SSAS tabular model

                                        When opening an SSAS tabular model, it should be possible to develop/expand this model further with new tables/sources, add relationships etc.

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                                        • Highlight a line of interest in a power bi data table

                                          Would it be possible to add a feature similar to excel where you are able to highlight a line of interest in the data so that you can scroll across the line and see the information relating to that line. At the moment the column is highlighted not the row. Thank you

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