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  1. shape without headers please

    can we have shapes without the header section?
    I cant put a rectangle on top of my screen, this object header takes some space.
    so its hard to align my stuff.

    25 votes
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  2. Allow For Time-Series Data to Be Displayed on a Scatter Plot

    Currently, only the line chart supports raw time-series data with numerical values. There are many applications, especially in the manufacturing sector, where time-series data needs to be displayed in a scatter plot. SSRS does it well, but we want to migrate to Power BI. Please look into this!

    25 votes
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  3. Map Symbology

    Need to be able use other symbols on maps rather than just the bubbles. Flexibility of the infographic visual but on the map points

    25 votes
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  4. 24 votes
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  5. Powerbi for Chromecast

    It would be great to include Chromecast functionality into PowerBI. We have TV's around our facilities and to be able to display dashboards around the building easily would be very handy.

    24 votes
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  6. Remove item from Recent List

    Remove item from Recent List

    23 votes
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  7. Power BI VBA Object Library

    It would be wonderful to have a VBA object library for certain power BI actions like "refresh" and "Publish" (others would be nice too). This could simplify a large amount of workflow for excel or access based users with large local datasets.

    23 votes
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  8. "Favorites" -- expand and/or clarify how to use it

    At the top of the menu in the Power BI Service is a "Favorites" section. When I click it, I see the following message:

    "You don't have any favorites yet ... You can favorite any of your content to find it quickly here. Just click the [star] and it becomes a favorite."

    So I started by looking at a Report, which I use most frequently, and I didn't see a star anywhere! Then I looked at a Dashboard, and saw the star to click.

    So, it seems you can favorite a Dashboard, but not a Report. Right?

    I would ask…

    23 votes
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  9. Enable alert notifications for table and charts

    Right now, you can enable alert notifications for number, KPI and gauge tiles but it would be good to enable alert notifications for table and charts. Workaround now is to create separate tiles for each value which becomes a tedious job.

    23 votes
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  10. Data driven subscription for Power BI

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

    22 votes
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  11. Drill downs actually drill down in other visualizations

    I'd love to see the drill down in one visualization actually drill down another separate visualization on the same page. For example, if I have a pie chart that shows sales by region and I drill down into a specific region, it would be nice for the column chart on the same page to also drill down to the next level, not just filter the visualization to one column.

    22 votes
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  12. setup a different background image for phone views

    I'm using background images to provide a consistant look and feel to my reports.
    but the same image is used on phones and they dont work at all.
    so I should be able to setup a different background for phone layouts.

    22 votes
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  13. powerpoint incorrect data refresh date

    I have set up daily refresh of a dashboard in Power BI service. But, when I export its report into PowerPoint. It does not show its most recent data refresh date. Instead, it seems to show the date when the report was published, not refreshed. Please fix it. Thanks.

    22 votes
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  14. Improve audit logging


    1. Identify "Free Users" in the audit log.


    2. Include data in the audit log that will provide more information about the data source (e.g. the server / database name or the location of the file from which the data has originated. The dashboard name is all well and good but it can be misleading.


    3. Recipient email addresses are not always logged in the audit log when a dashboard is shared. This needs to be fixed.


    22 votes
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  15. Enable "Full Refresh" of Table with Incremental Refresh Policy

    Sometimes I want my data model to do a "full refresh," and ignore incremental refresh policies. E.g., when scheduling refreshes in the Service, for each scheduled time, could there please be an option for either incremental or full? And, for dataset refreshes triggered by the Power BI API, could there please be an option to trigger an incremental or full refresh?

    21 votes
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  16. "Pin" privilege without "Edit" rights

    We're operating in an environment where the majority of Power BI reports are developed, deployed, managed and secured by technical resources often targeting audiences of 500 or more users. We see great value in users being able to pin report visuals to personal dashboards, but have recognized limitations in both the Workspace and Content Pack deployment models when it comes to "pinning".

    • Workspaces - In order for a member of a workspace to pin a visual from reports published into a workspace, they must be provided "Edit" privileges. While this allows for the ability to "pin", it also provides…

    21 votes
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  17. Fix printing

    I have an idea. Go to this other idea and do something about the 7 pages of complaints about PRINTING REPORTS THAT IS COMPLETELY FREAKING BROKEN.

    https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/6806294-allow-proper-printing-of-dashboards?page=1&per_page=20

    21 votes
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  18. Auditing of user activity available for report/dashboard owners

    All user activities in Power BI should be logged for auditing purposes, including datasets accessed, reports/dashboards accessed, data exports performed. Data should be available to report/dashboard owner and not just Power BI administrators. The audit data should be accessible as a dataset to build reports against as well as easily exportable / downloadable.

    21 votes
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  19. Allow Third Party Reporting applications to connect to PowerBI.com Datasets (e.g. Tableau, Qlik...)

    For organizations that are heavily invested or are planning to invest in Microsoft Services (Azure, Office 365, Power BI...)...

    There is often a group of users who are using Third Party tools for visualization (Tableau, Qlik etc.).

    It would really strengthen the case for Microsoft if PowerBI.com allowed these 3rd Party tools to connect to it's datasets.

    This would ease the discussion around adoption of Microsoft technology (without the need to necessarily give up on all other tools used).

    This way, Microsoft Power BI models can be the single sourse of truth, which can power the reporting in various tools…

    20 votes
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  20. Allow users to add multiple layers to ArcGIS Maps for Power BI visuals

    Power BI now allows users to connect to their organization's ArcGIS Online (AGOL) account, and add their hosted feature layers to their Power BI ArcGIS Maps for Power BI visuals. Unfortunately, users can only use one layer at a time. Allowing users to utilize multiple hosted features layers from their AGOL account would be a nice improvement. Is this upgrade possible?

    20 votes
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