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  1. 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…

    100 votes
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    • Disable welcome messages when logging in as free user to Power BI Service

      Disable daily appearing welcome messages such as 'You already have an account', 'Almost ready' and 'Invite more people' when free users part of a premium license log in to Power BI Service.

      17 votes
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      • 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.

        17 votes
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        • Backup and Restore Points for Workspaces in Service

          Provide the ability to restore Service workspaces to a point in time. Would help if someone accidentally deletes content, etc.

          68 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

            44 votes
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            • schedule powerpoint export

              Category: Exports

              We have the need to SCHEDULE report/dashboard exports in the form of PowerPoint slides and/or PDF's and send those exports to an email DL.

              4 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.

                10 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.

                  74 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.

                    381 votes
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                    • table visualization tied to a measure

                      Allow the Table visualization to alternatively be tied to a measure that returns a table. This would be super useful and solve a lot of issues. Often, as with Patient Cohort Quick Measure in the gallery, it would be great to just return the calculated table in a Table visualization that could then be exported.

                      3 votes
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                      • Replace workspace 'Members' type with 'Edit Members' and 'View Members'

                        App workspace's have an option to set members as 'Admin' and 'Member'. Replacing 'Member' with two options 'Edit Member' and 'View Member' would give flexibility with setting member permissions. Some members you want to collaborate & design with (edit), other's members to show content to and get feedback (view), in the development cycle you need both before publishing. Currently, you can only have ALL members with the ability to either edit or view.

                        136 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)

                          36 votes
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                          • "Excel Grouping Functions" made available in "Analyze in Excel"

                            Excel Grouping Functions is not available in Analyze in Excel, According to MSFT Analyze in Excel is a read only connection and For grouping, Excel need to call CREATE SESSION CUBE statement and read only connection doesn't support this MDX statement(Create Session Cube). But without Excel Grouping functions we lose critical functionality on excel based reports. We need this Grouping/ungrouping to be enabled on Analyze in Excel.

                            5 votes
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                            • I would like to see more than 10 g space

                              I would like to see more space than 10g

                              3 votes
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                              • 2 votes
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                                • Power BI Premium Performance Monitoring

                                  I currently have no way of monitoring my Power BI Premium server. As we add more and more users to our single EM1 PBI Premium server, I am sure at some point we will run into performance issues. However currently there is no way to see the load on the server.

                                  Here are two things that would help:

                                  1. Server level usage metrics reports. Currently I can only view this by workspace, and I have 50+ workspaces, so there is no way to know the overall views or active users.

                                  2. Server level performance reports. There are lots of metrics…

                                  91 votes
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                                  • app.powerbigov.us and government O365

                                    We are government organization with requirements to publish PowerBI reports on O365 SharePoint Online. We have a G3 license and our PowerBI and SharePoint Online are in the Government Cloud

                                    We can publish a report from the PowerBI Desktop back to app.powerbigov.us however if we follow the documented instructions to publish to SharePoint, we do not see that option

                                    We opened up a case with Premier and they told us that this option is not yet available for .gov customers. (same with PowerApps and Flow which we also need).

                                    They were not able to provide an estimate when this functionality…

                                    1 vote
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                                    • Create a documentation explaining Power BI Desktop and Service architecture

                                      Create a documentation explaining Power BI Desktop and Power BI Service architecture (engine, how visuals interact with source, data flow in DirectQuery/Live/Import mode). I know that Desktop has SSAS instance behind and I can connect to it using SSMS as to usual SSAS model. So I interesting to understand it in terms of optimization of Power BI deployment and optimization.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • show the work space members on usage metrics not just who has (who has not aswell)

                                        Currently you can only see who has used (accessed/in the past) a report/dashboard

                                        i would also be good to see total users with the permission to access the work space and or those given access to a specific report

                                        this would allow better control and review of permission as a whole

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Lower cost licensing options

                                          If you don't have SQL Server Enterprise with SA, the only licensing options available are quite cost prohibitive for small implementations.

                                          Pro User = $10/month
                                          Premium =$5k/month minimum
                                          Embedded=$750/month minimum

                                          If only sharing a small number of reports with other users (view only) it is impossible to justify the cost.

                                          2 votes
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