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  1. 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.

    193 votes
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    • 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…

      183 votes
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      • 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.

        1,002 votes
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        • 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.

          89 votes
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          • 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!)

            13 votes
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            • Dynamic Column Creation on basis of slicer selection and use that column as slicer

              It would be very use full if create a DAX measure which would store the value of selected slicer and create a column on basis of that dynamically which further can be used as slicer

              8 votes
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              • ISALL or ISTOTAL DAX Function

                There needs to be an "ISALL" or "ISTOTAL" DAX function that would return TRUE if the DAX is being calculated in a total row of a matrix or table visualization, for example, and FALSE otherwise. This would make creating measure totals far easier than using HASONEVALUE OR ISINSCOPE where you need to specify individual columns. This is very important for self-service BI in order to protect users that are not aware of the quirks of DAX measure totals.

                5 votes
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                • Format Percentages to display positive + and negative - sign for percentage changes

                  (e.g. 12.6% to display as +12.6%)

                  Currently possible in excel. With power bi the only workaround is to format the field as text which losses the numeric value of the figure if also using in charts.

                  5 votes
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                  • Export current theme as a Json file

                    We have a wonderful option - switch theme to import theme as a JSON file.It would be great to have an export option to export current theme as a JSON file from a report.

                    185 votes
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                    • Set Frame size in Sharepoint Web Part

                      The Power BI Web Part (embed in sharepoint online) works well for me, but I want to adjust the frame size.

                      I have a report that is wider and longer than the web part frame so I have double vertical and horizontal scrollbars. The only options for frame size are '16:9' or '4:3'.

                      The frame size should default to the report size (or allow input of height and width of the iframe in px)

                      117 votes
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                      • New way to schedule refreshes

                        The current method of setting up scheduled refresh in the Power BI service is clunky and nearly unusable--not to mention an RSI nightmare.

                        Some better solutions:
                        --Option for "Refresh every X minutes/hours/days"
                        --Ability to schedule more frequently
                        --Powershell to create/update Scheduled Refreshes for Datasets

                        77 votes
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                        • I would appreciate if the team could develop multi-selection on iPad

                          Enable the Filter function for multi-selection on iPad/Mobile.

                          2 votes
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                          • HTML

                            Have option to write HTML code within report

                            2 votes
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                            • Please expand sharing capability for students so that we put Power BI consistently in the classroom.

                              Please expand sharing capability for students so that we put Power BI consistently in the classroom.

                              2 votes
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                              • Disable/hide visual border on hover

                                Disable/hide visual borders when hovered over, atleast in full screen mode. It makes the UI look pretty untidy.

                                455 votes
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                                • Style the Export dialog for PowerBI embedded

                                  Allow the option to resize and brand the export dialog.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Allow the Display of Whole Numbers as Ordinals (e.g., 1st, 2nd, 3rd)

                                    I have a requirement to display Ranks relative to the total number of ranked individuals (e.g., 5th of 21). Unfortunately, it seems I have to turn my Rankx output into text and format the ordinals by hand. It would be a lot easier if this were a format for whole number data types.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • R package processmapR

                                      Add R package 'processmapR' in order to visualize all the diagrams to use Process Mining

                                      1 vote
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                                      • Make it possible for people to sign up for Power BI who do not have a work or school email address.

                                        Many people are being shut out from using Power BI due to the fact that they do not have a school or work email or cannot use their work email for personal purposes. My workplace has high security, which makes it impossible for me to use my work email to get this software. I am no longer at the university, but, while I was there, the university no longer offered university emails to students, as students could simply sign up for a free account with gmail or hotmail. I would be willing to purchase Power BI, but it appears that…

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                                        • Recover Google Account on your Android Phone

                                          Have you forgotten your Google account password? There are moments when forgetting username and password for your Google account can be an inconvenience, specifically when you are not involved in online activities. Nevertheless, with your Android device, you can recover your Google account password within a few minutes.

                                          In fact, if you stay for a longer period without accessing your account, Google can assume that you have abandoned your account. They can delete your account because it is not active. For such accounts, recovery is impossible. The process of recovering your Google account must be done within a web browser.…

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