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  1. Personalized Bookmarks

    The current bookmarking feature requires report creators to define bookmarks. Ideally, users would be able to save personalized bookmarks (similar to web browser) in addition to the author's pre-defined bookmarks.

    For example, I might have a project management report or sales by stores. Each user of the report may have their own set of projects or stores that they want to quickly navigate between. These are relevant to the current users and not other users of the reports.

    239 votes
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      16 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Drill through that considers slicer/filter context of a parent visual

      The current drill through capability does not appear to consider an active filter/slicer value for a visual unless the dimension being filtered is included in the parent visual. I think it would be helpful if it did.

      For example; a table of customers subject to a slicer for specific stores should pass on both the customer and store values if these dimensions are both listed as drill through filters.

      135 votes
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        10 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Bookmarks on all Visuals

        Allow all visuals to support Bookmark actions, so that a user can create a bookmark/see details action on a card visual for example.

        87 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Dynamic Date Slicer (improve relative date slicer)

          This is a repost of my idea that was closed as completed, but the 'relative date slicer doesn't allow any of the described request hence my idea is not implemented....

          The new date slicer is awesome, but it would be so nice if you could set a dynamic date selection instead of a static. With a static filter the user will always have to set the dates before the saved report makes sense - especially as the report gets older.

          Dynamic options could be
          YTD, QTD, MTD, WTD, Today, This Year, This Quarter, This Month, This Week and so on.

          647 votes
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            37 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            The relative date slicer (a Preview feature as of June ‘17) gets us close to this with the ’This Month’ or ‘This Year’ settings. That is a dynamic date selection that updates based on the current system date. We plan to add a ‘YTD’/‘MTD’ option to specifically select a range from the start of the month/year up to today, hopefully that’ll address the remaining requirements!

          • DAX Query Language Visual

            I see big value in creating a visual that can display the results of a DAX query. One way this could be deployed is a follows.
            * Add the new visual to the report canvas
            * Write a DAX query that returns a table (of course) and add this to the visual
            * The visual would respect any cross filtering coming from the report just like any other visual.

            This would give report writers very granular control to display records without having to use a table visual and a measure that triggers the display of the correct records.

            36 votes
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            • Please Bring back "Test as role" in Power BI Service

              It is imperative that the ability to "Test as role" be restored within the Power BI web service.

              Previously, there was a blue bar that popped up on the top of the Power BI web service that allowed you to view a dashboard or report as a different user. This could be accessed by going to Datasets > Security > Row Level Security > Test as role. This was extremely important for testing RLS security role membership and to ensure that the roles themselves were operating as expected.

              Many organizations need this functionality for training, demos, and testing. Please return…

              110 votes
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              • Include report filters in Drillthrough action

                As much as I like the new Drillthrough actions, it seems a bit lacking in that it does not also pass through any report filters that are active on the source report on the source report.

                65 votes
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                • Create calculated columns when using SSAS live connect

                  In May 2017 Power BI Desktop started supporting creation of DAX measures when working in live connect mode to an external SSAS model: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-may-feature-summary/

                  Vote on this idea if you want support for calculated columns in this mode as well!

                  481 votes
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                    16 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • clean drillthrough filter on back button

                    I was very excited about the new drillthrough option in the September release and have implemented in my solution.
                    However I would like the option of having the BACK button clear the drillthrough filters.
                    I am using general report pages as drillthrough destinations and it can confuse the user if there are filters done "behind the scenes"

                    25 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • clustering arcgis

                      I need to make ArcGIS maps Clustering theme to count the number of subscribers in each geographical area by geo coordinates inside it's bubbles.

                      For example,
                      I have table with this kind of data:

                      LATITUDE LONGITUDE Subscribers count
                      43.25667 76.92861 100
                      43.25668 76.92868 200

                      As I can see, ArcGIS clustering theme counts only quantity of geo coordinates from the source table inside the bubbles, but does not count quantity of subscribers in each bubble. I would like there be possibility to make ArcGIS to count quantity of subscribers in each bubble and make quantity to be summarized in bubbles when…

                      70 votes
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                        16 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • restrict export to excel

                        We see that there is a way at the tenant level to restrict the export to excel as well as the analyze in excel but we need an option per dataset (preferred) or per Power BI Report to restrict this option. The problems we are facing is for both sensitive information and also for volumes of data that is too large for this option. We need to have the ability to stop this option for these specific datasets but allow it for other non-sensitive information - so the tenant level option is not appropriate.

                        89 votes
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                        • When Cross Filter is Off, Chart Should Not Be Clickable

                          Currently when you turn off Edit Interactions for an object such as a column or bar chart, that chart will of course stop filtering any other items on the canvas. However when you click on one of the bars or columns, you can still select the item. But it doesn't do anything. This is confusing to users of the report. The all the cross filtering is turned off for an object, the chart should not be clickable like a chart that does cross filter.

                          11 votes
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                          • Combo Chart -Line Data is not shown in the "See Data"

                            I understand that the value of the line graph can not be displayed when there is a value with different aggregation granularity in the same graph and I know that
                              Although I can display the value of the line graph by removing "column series"., please display another matrix on the screen and display the value of the line graph there.
                            --- in Japanese---
                            同じグラフに異なる集約粒度の値がある場合、折れ線グラフの値を表示できないことを理解していますし、「列シリーズ」を削除して折れ線グラフの値を表示することはできますが、別の行列を画面に表示してそこに折れ線グラフの値を表示するようにしてほしい

                            9 votes
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                            • Allow Date Filter type to be changed in Power BI Service

                              In Power BI Desktop, a user can change the type of date filter. It can be a date range, or relative, etc. It would be nice to maintain that ability to change the filter after it's published to the service. Our users generally want to see relative, for instance 'last 30 days'. But sometimes they need to see a specific date sometime in the distant past. It would be nice to be able to publish relative, but allow the end-user the ability to switch it to range when needed.

                              10 votes
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                              • Extend DAX Format Function - Simple, but HUGE Benefits

                                Extend Format Function to allow color in format code like in Excel. This would allow far more expressive conditional formatting in formulas. Take it a step further and add codes for bolding, italics and other formatting types. This would allow full flexibility in formatting of reports such as bolding certain rows, etc. Simple change - HUGE benefits! The finance community will thank you greatly!

                                EXAMPLE:

                                =FORMAT(1, "[[RED]] #") //formats number as red
                                =FORMAT(1, "[[#ff0000]] #") //formats number as red (using hex code)
                                =FORMAT(1, "[[RED;BOLD]] #") //formats number as red and bolds

                                16 votes
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                                • Drillthrough and slicer conflict resolution

                                  Make a drillthrough look for any slicers on the page with the same field and set them to the drillthough value.

                                  Lets say your target is a page all about a widget with a widget slicer. An end user might slice widget A on that page. Later the user goes to another products page and sees widget B in the list, and drills through to the Widget B page. It will come up blank as the drillthrough filter is B, but the page is sliced to A, and there is no widget that is both A and B.

                                  This is…

                                  9 votes
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                                  • Improvements to Drill-through Functionality

                                    Enhance the new drill-through functionality to include the ability to prevent a user from selecting a tab that is a drill-through destination. In other words, allow the developer to force the users to go through the drill-through functionality.

                                    15 votes
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                                    • Subscribe *others* to emails of reports

                                      Extend the email subscription feature, currently in public preview, to enable subscribing *others* to email snapshots of reports.

                                      More information about the existing email subscriptions feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-email-subscriptions-in-power-bi-stay-informed-when-it-matters/preview/

                                      816 votes
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                                      • Table and Matrix Formatting

                                        Power BI should have the basic formatting options that excel has when it comes to tables and matrices. For example, simply being able to align column headers and values to the centre of the cell. Moreover, you should be able to change the colours of specific cells, or highlight cells like you can in excel. It would be great if you could highlight table cells conditionally like you can in excel too.

                                        What would be really cool is if you could have conditional formatting on shapes.

                                        14 votes
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                                        • Password Protect & Hide tabs

                                          Please make it possible to password protect tabs and hide them.

                                          13 votes
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