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  1. Power BI Free users can see Power BI Reports embedded in Teams Channels

    At present, users with Power BI Free licenses cannot view Power BI reports embedded in their team's Teams Channels, EVEN if they report in question is hosted on a Premium Workspace. They are forced to view it direct on the Power BI Cloud Service.

    This is not a good user experience, and cheapens the proposed value of the Premium product. Free users should be able to see (at minimum) Premium-hosted Reports embedded in Teams Channels, the same as all Pro users are currently able to.

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams/Power-BI-and-Microsoft-Teams/td-p/186860

    33 votes
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    • export data that contains link elements do not work

      Exporting data just works great; however, if the data view contains a link/href the excel with data is not created.

      Please help me on this, as it's important for users adopt this great technology.

      Thank you.

      48 votes
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      • Composite Model

        My model is composite (Many to Many), as it is a preview feature we can only use it for Reporting purpose,sharing is not possible.When can we expect a general release feature for the same.

        10 votes
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        • Enable scheduling for subscription on PBI Reports

          Lately, users have been given the ability to subscribe to any PBI report of their choice. With the 2018 Oct update, it will also be possible to subscribe others, which is already of great use. However, it isn't possible to adapt the frequency on which users receive an update of their subscribed to PBI report as this is default set at source refresh. Especially for live connections, it would be very helpful to manage the schedule on which PBI reports will be distributed to their subscribers.

          4 votes
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          • Updating multiple workspaces keeping parameters the same

            We have multiple reports with more or less the same queries running. The difference is each report uses different parameters. When we're making a significant change to the reports, this requires then to be done in each report (or adjust each parameter in the correct version). Make it possible to update multiple reports by publishing this in multiple workspaces (but keep the existing parameters the same). This way version control on multiple reports is manageable and new functionalities can be added easily.

            2 votes
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            • General Tooltip or Infotip for Visuals

              It would be cool to have the ability to add Informational Custom Tooltips/Infotips to visuals.

              For example, a report curator would be able to add information about what a visual calculates or displays. This could show as a small "i" or "?" that when hovered over, shows a pop over with information about that visual.

              This could help users quickly get the most value out of a report and it's containing visuals.

              92 votes
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              • Ability To Enter Comments In a Table or Matrix Graphic

                Similar to the idea for commenting on dashboards, but expanded to the table or matrix graphics. Would be a huge win if was integrated in the reports rolls out of commenting.

                https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-dashboard-comments-in-power-bi/

                2 votes
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                • Powerpoint export template and User's selection of views

                  There have been a few suggestions or ideas, to have an ability to change the powerpoint template.
                  I would also suggest the ability to (multi) select one or more views from the Power BI dashboard or reports, and then exporting them to Powerpoint.
                  We are creating series of reports and dashboards, meant not only for different user groups but also aimed at different processes or different business objectives. Exporting all of them to powerpoint may not offer much utility.
                  If the user can check or tick off the views he/she wants to export, depending on the nature of business objective…

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                  • Need ability to download a report as .pbix which was created in the Power BI Service not n Desktop client. When is that coming?

                    Need ability to download a report as .pbix which was created in the Power BI Service not n Desktop client. When is that coming?

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                      • format painter for slicers so same colors and fonts are applied

                        format painter for slicers so same colors and fonts are applied

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                        • Search for reports, datasets and workspaces for fields/keywords.

                          It would be awesome if there was a way to search across all reports and datasets in Power BI, not just what I have access to. Being able to search for "Sales" and see all the different reports that have been made would make discovery a lot easier. Users could see what other users have already built and what datasets are already established. Then users could request access to what they need. This could essentially serve as an automatic data catalog for Power BI to find what others have already done. Perhaps for security have the option for a report…

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                          • Support for Google Tag Manager to track report usage

                            We'd love to get more insight as to how (and if) our users are actually using and interacting with our reports. We looked into the JavaScript event model that embedding gives us, but it's quite limited and doesn't really give us what we need.

                            For example, if we wanted to know how many users as choosing the "Export Data" menu item on reports, we have no way of doing this with current functionality.

                            So, what would be great is if we could configure a Google Tag Manager container ID at the PBI account level. Then, when reports get rendered, PBI…

                            2 votes
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                            • Convert Tableau reports to Power BI reports

                              Yes, Power BI has been able to do even more than what other competitors can offer. But when considering to use Power BI, we do hope there is a quick tool at least can help us automatically convert 80% tableau reports to POwer BI Reports. Thus, it can save us tons of time. Otherwise, most of tableau customers have to stay with it.

                              10 votes
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                                • power bi as start page

                                  I'd like my staff and colleagues to be able to set Power Bi as their Start Page when logging on to Office 365. This will support adoption, but importantly support our effort to get people managing through data.

                                  Loads of other aspects of 365 apps there.... OneDrive, even delve... come on Power BI Team get your product promoted and up thwere where it belongs!!!

                                  1 vote
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                                  • Use F4 to copy last action same as other MS products

                                    The users of MS products frequently hit the F4 to make the software apply the latest action performed (change format, add, delete, etc.)

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                                    • Provide further data for the O365 Adoption Preview API

                                      It would be great if in the O365 Adoption Preview, we could break down some of the data further. I would love to break down activity usage per department on a month-by-month basis, however it seems that with the way the data relationships are pulled in - the API doesn't allow for these breakdowns. I can either choose monthly overall activity usage for the whole organisation, or a company breakdown on only the last month's figures.

                                      The monthly data for previous months seem to consist of fixed, predetermined totals rather than figures allocated to specific users which prevents us from…

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                                        • Formulas and functions

                                          In PowerBI/DAX you need to type out all…

                                          In Excel you can search/select a formula and then simply add/insert/modify the details (cell, columns, numbers etc.) in a submenu. This is much nicer than typing [,:;( in a specific order (DAX) which is too difficult to understand for everyone.

                                          If formulas/functions can be entered like in Excel, will be loved by many people I assume.

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