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  1. Create Viewer Access Role

    I have many end users who should remain as such. End users. They should be able to consume content period. Having this limited access will not allow them to edit, alter, delete, update, etc. They should also not be able to download content in a PBIX file as they won't be permission-ed to connect to the original data sources only. This would be very helpful to have, particularly in the new apps where I have various levels of users interacting with the published content, some who truly need read-only access (particularly in B2B situations where we publish data to external…

    68 votes
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  2. Collapse App Navigation Pane

    The new app navigation experience is great but can take up a good chunk of screen retail space.

    The option to collapse/uncollapse the navigation pane would be a great feature for users, allowing them to focus entirely on the report/dashboard

    23 votes
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  3. Rename publish to web

    The publish to web feature, while useful, leads to confusion around those new to platform and possibly non native English speakers. The terminology "publish to web" can be confused by instructions to publish report from desktop to web service, which is fine. Publish to web exposes sensitive business data if author is not careful. While there is a secure option that will be coming soon, I propose renaming the feature to "Publish to Public". The term public is a bit clearer as to the audience. Alternative option could be "publish to public web", just something to allow users/businesses to clearly…

    40 votes
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  4. Fix Releative Date Slicer / UTC issue.

    I know I can change my data to be reflected in UTC but then i suddenly show, for example, Invoices paid Septmeber 30th as being paid in October. this is so wrong!

    You simply need to change PBI where date slicers are reflecting local time and not UTC. I cannot display all of our financial data improperly (as UTC).

    59 votes
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  5. Tooltips for buttons

    Since the July release it is possible to use tooltips on tables.
    It would be great if this option can be used on buttons in the action section.
    Now we have 'Back', 'Bookmark' and 'Q&A'
    Is it possible to add 'Tooltip' for buttons, so it's possible to use (for example) an info button, which shows information about the current report or visual for customer purposes?

    95 votes
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  6. Publish a Power BI Roadmap

    Currently there does not seem to be a roadmap for Power BI. This makes it very hard to plan implementations, as meetings tend to end up with someone saying "Microsoft must know this is a winning feature. I can't believe it's not on their roadmap."

    As the person who has to turn the stakeholders dreams into a Power BI reality, this leaves me feeling uneasy, as I can name at least half a dozen must have features that we still don't have.

    228 votes
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  7. Better organization of visuals in Office Store

    Please add better metadata and sorting abilities to the visualizations in the Office Store. Allow visuals to be sort by last updated, created date, rating, etc and expose these metadata elements on the main screen so that you can see them without clicking into the visual.

    7 votes
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  8. Export to PDF with filters applied in URL of the report

    The PDF export from the Power BI Service should consider the report filters applied through the URL of the report so the document exported can reflect these filters too.

    6 votes
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  9. Old Skin Colour

    PLEASE introduce an option of being able to go back to the original skin colour!!! It's much easier on the eye, to add this new skin colour without the option of using the old one is just ridiculous!!!

    4 votes
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  10. create multiple apps from same workspace

    create multiple apps from same workspace infect from same Dataset without replicating the dataset multiple times.
    only option we have now is to update the app and only one app per workspace can be created which a kind of restrict the workspace usability.
    If we can create multiple apps share it with different users without creating multiple workspace ... means same dataset no dataset replication, will save the storage as well.

    1,453 votes
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  11. Read Only Access to Relationship View in Thin Workbooks

    My definition of a thin workbook is when you connect Power BI to a tabular server. This can be SSAS Tabular or the Power BI Service (golden dataset as covered here https://exceleratorbi.com.au/new-power-bi-reports-golden-dataset/)

    When you use Power BI Desktop as a thin workbook, you cannot see the relationship view or the data view. While this makes sense (they are not editable), it means that it is very difficult for someone to write local measures. It is not possible to accurately write a local measure unless the relationships between the tables are visible.

    Please add the relationship view so the end…

    212 votes
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  12. Bug- In PBI Desktop, when typing a title, the cursor jumps from the title text box to another point on the page. This happens everytime when

    This is a bug report since I couldn't find an easy way to report bugs from the PBI desktop nor the website. In PBI Desktop, when typing a title, the cursor jumps from the title text box to another point on the page after so many characters are typed. This happens everytime when I am trying to type in a title. Please fix.

    38 votes
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  13. Stamp Visual with Scroll

    How to Stamp Visual with Scroll?

    Every visual introduce the possibility to scroll itself when the number of elements in axis are too much. This is not a problem when we consume the PBI Report by Web or Mobile but this is a limitation when we want to stamp or save it a copy in pdf. It would be really great to be able to print a report sheet with a scroll table and be able to represent all the elements inside it in a single print

    3 votes
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  14. Hide the App Navigation Pane

    Similarly to the Filter Pane, have the option to hide the new App navigation pane. Many of my reports are unreadable due to the size they are reformatted to when the App navigation pane is present.

    3 votes
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  15. Visual Export to Excel

    Please upgrade/include the below mentioned feature in "export to excel" option.

    * Export Table or Matrix or Any Visuals to excel with the same look as it is in the PBI report/dashboard.

    135 votes
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  16. Power BI Home: let users pin tiles to Home

    the selection in Power BI Home is based on usage, but sometimes user behaviour shows that a dashboards is being looked at and then you jump into a different report. Let users decide what is important to them and let them be able to pin it to Home, (from APPs and from Workspaces!)

    26 votes
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  17. Property to toggle visibility of show data option on visuals that have that option

    I'd like the ability to toggle the show data option for visuals. The reason being is that we have sensitive data that cannot be shown but the visual (in this case the chloropeth map) is the best to do a comparison against a client. Putting an invisible box over the visual prevents the tooltips from showing up.

    6 votes
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  18. Data driven subscription for Power BI

    Data-driven subscription of parameters of Power BI Similar to SSRS Report Server for subscribed delivery of reports.

    9 votes
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  19. subworkspace

    Hi,
    It will be very nice to by able to create subWorkspace Inside a workspace. Exemple :
    Finace Departement > France
    > UK
    > usa
    This will avoide to create thousands for workspaces. :)
    regards

    6 votes
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  20. Export data model to xml for metadata import into Idera ER/Studio, ERwin and Informatica EDC

    Power BI should have the ability to export a data model from a report to xml for metadata import into data modeling tools such as Idera ER/Studio and ERwin, and Data Catalog tools such as Informatica EDC and Azure Data Catalog. This functionality will help an Enterprise to have full visibility of its data assets at data model and at catalog level.

    5 votes
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