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  1. Fix Power BI Ideas site!!!

    The Power BI Ideas site is useless until you don't add a basic feature of sorting of ideas by number of votes and creation date! First take care about the tool we can use to prodive you our feedback, and then perhaps you will hear the real voice of Power BI community. And I guarantee, you will be able to work on the new features with twice that pace (after you get rid of duplicated ideas).

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    • Source code availability for Native visuals

      As Power BI is having its native visuals, it would be great if we get code/extracted api for Native visuals. Few scenarios where it is important –

      - Existing visuals need minor modifications as per the report requirements. If we have code for Native visuals, we can make necessary changes to it instead of creating from scratch. It will save the cost of development.
      - Power BI visuals are updated with the new versions, however in few scenarios old version visuals fit to our requirements. Using code, we will be able to manage versions.

      Thanks.

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      • 1 vote
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        • Power BI should be available for Mac users

          Power BI desktop version should be available for Mac users

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          • Update the Power BI outdated learning material

            The learning material is somewhat outdated. It would be great if you were able to keep them updated. As an example: here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/guided-learning/powerbi-learning-0-3-dashboards-cloud-services/
            you refer to content packs which is (if I understand it right) replaced by App. Outdated pictures. Picture showing "Content pack library" is renamed in the service to "Microsoft AppSource".

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            • In PowerBI Desktop (Nov 17 Update), the (+) button used to add new tabs is overlapping over the tabs navigation buttons.

              Bug:
              In PowerBI Desktop (Nov 17 Update), the (+) button used to add new tabs is overlapping over the tabs navigation buttons. This prevents you from navigating through the different tabs

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              • embed audit

                At the moment when embed code is created, its not audited in the audit log. Those embed code's need to be tracked.

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                • Increase dataset limit of publishing report from powerbi desktop to powerbi service

                  we are working with large datasets. want to publish MySQL data to powerbi service after publishing from powerbi desktop. Its very critical problem to us .
                  I want to publish data sets with more than 1 GB file size. So Please help me to get on this. I also want regular scheduled refresh for that data after publishing in powerbi service through Enterprise gateway.

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                  • Change Power BI Desktop UI language to English if installed local language

                    Change Power BI Desktop UI language to English even if it's first installed with local language. This should possible configure in settings without re-install completely?

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                    • Subscription Issues

                      Reports that are subscribed to are not showing up in the same format as they show up when you open the reports or dashboards without using the subscription way of opening the report. For instance, Grand Totals and Subtotals are bolded when looking at the reports when going directly to the reports. However, when you go to those reports through the email subscriptions, those grand totals and sub totals are blank. Any help would be appreciated.

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                      • Please Increase .pbix file size limit for publishing Power BI Desktop files to Power BI online from 1GB to 10 GB

                        Today needs are increased for #Publishing more than 1 GB .pbix file size from Powerbi Desktop to Powerbi service. Just because of this limit of 1 GB we are using another Analytics services. We find Powerbi more attractive than others. Please Increase this limit for Pro users.

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                        • Make it simple to purchase a Pro User Account and Support without needed a second account

                          I think it wise to make it possible to purchase a Pro User account, without needing a second corporate email. Otherwise, one can't invest in a Pro User account if they have only one corporate email.

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                          • Update Simplify

                            Suggest having a clear "update" link for any Power BI updates. At the moment, when you click on update Power BI (from Power BI), you're redirected to the main Power BI webpage. But there's no "link" to download updates. Seems quite silly.

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                            • Tutorials - videos

                              Training videos are great.

                              Would like a link to the same sample file as used in video - so that once viewed , i can practice what is the video

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                              • "power bi" + "azure stack"

                                According to the most recent Azure Stack Whitepaper (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/azure-stack-an-extension-of-azure/) the Power BI Service will not be included. For air-gapped Azure Stack scenarios (high security), it would be great to have support for the Power BI Service within Azure Stack.

                                6 votes
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                                • Automating Power BI Desktop

                                  As the Power Bi Governance and Deployment whitepaper described that it is good to source control the Power Bi Desktop MSI (optimized for Report Server), we are trying to create an automated deployment pipeline for distributing the MSI to our end users.

                                  Currently the things that I'm missing is any documentation about this. Trying to solve this at the moment by creating a System.Net.Webclient and downloading the 64-bit version from https://download.microsoft.com/download/3/C/0/3C0A5D40-85C6-4959-BB51-3A2087B18BCA/PBIDesktopRS_x64.msi. But I don't know if this URL will exist and updated. Also the UPDATE_CHECK_URL is pointing to the wrong documentation. The JSON that is returned from here points…

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                                  • On THIS web page, include result navigate buttons at TOP and BOTTOM of page

                                    On THIS web "improve Power BI" web page, include query result navigate buttons at TOP and BOTTOM of page.

                                    Currently the user is often forced to scroll up and down the page to go to the single set of navigation buttons

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                                    • suma de periodo actual del mes , contra el mes anterior en el mismo periodo

                                      buenas tardes

                                      estaría necesitando realizar una medida que me arroje , la suma de periodo actual del mes , contra el mes anterior en el mismo periodo . Es decir , los primeros 2 dias del mes actual , contra los 2 primeros dias del mes anterior .y que realice la comparativa a medida que avanza el mes actual.

                                      estoy hace tiempo con esto y no he encontrado la forma

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                                      • Power BI Ideas Accessible via Web Service

                                        Would be a totally cool to retrieve Power BI ideas via web service (accessibility predicated on valid account credentials).

                                        Could part of a premium or a paid service, valuable to those that blog about pending and new features (or others seeking inspiration for ideas).

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                                        • Fix / Enable to create a relationship based on binary ID column

                                          A Basic function like relationship does not work if your tables are linked by binary columns. This eliminates the possibility to easily use the product without tampering with the source data (engineering it for each and every table - Which can't even be done during the import process in power bi).

                                          If one needs to create new identifiers at the source for every possible table just because power BI can't let you create a relationship on a binary column, the product becomes useless.

                                          it's a shame, such a nice product.

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