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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.

    488 votes
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      23 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.

      396 votes
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        25 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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.

        118 votes
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          8 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Export to PowerPoint with individual image elements

          Currently, the Export to PowerPoint feature exports one image file per report. Update the Export to PowerPoint feature to support exporting an image per report visual instead.

          40 votes
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            9 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.

            112 votes
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              6 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.

              793 votes
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                45 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!

              • Row based filter at Page level

                Stealing this from Tobias Owen on the Feature Summary Blog

                The ability to hide pages is brilliant, thank you! Is it possible to apply Row-Level Security to whole pages so that they can be dynamically hidden for some users but not for others?

                18 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.

                  99 votes
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                    8 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Disable export of underlying data

                    We are using SSAS Tabular as our datasource and we have issues when users try to 'Export underlying data' from the Power BI Service. The query generated to SSAS when doing this seems to include every measure from the table which in some cases is 30+ measures and sometimes from multiple tables. The query never completes and consumes nearly all resources on the SSAS server.

                    We need to disable this option while still allowing export of summarized data.

                    32 votes
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                      7 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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…

                      131 votes
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                        6 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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!

                        531 votes
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                          17 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Enable TEXT box hyperlinks to link to specific tabs/pages within one report

                          Enable TEXT box hyperlinks to link to specific tabs/pages within one report
                          This enables one report to provide links to drill into additional detail or related info within the same report, very similar to how a Dashboard behaves but with out the administrative complexity of using real Dashboards, and without the processing overhead of maintain each tab/report in it's own PBX report

                          7 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Expose tab order as a property of visuals for keyboard navigation

                            Users that consume Power BI reports with keyboard navigation (including screen readers) can tab through the visuals on a report page, but the tab order seems to be the order in which the visual was placed on the page by the report designer. So if I make a page and put two charts on the bottom row, a title text box at the top left, and a table on the top row, that is the tab order. I would like to be able to change a property to make the tab order go from title to table to chart 1…

                            7 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.

                              17 votes
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                              • Single-click drillthrough

                                The current method of using "drillthrough" is tedious and not obvious.

                                I propose a new implementation of drillthrough: single-click. Instead of right-clicking on a row, table or visual and selecting form a context menu, let's have the ability to setup a row, table or visual as a single-click drillthrough.

                                3 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

                                  26 votes
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                                    3 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"

                                    30 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…

                                      16 votes
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                                      • Make columns containing urls have embedded hyperlink in accessible show data table

                                        Users with screen readers can now view a nice accessible table/matrix by selecting the visual and hitting Alt+Shift+F11. But if a column in a table contains a url, the user cannot "click" it. They have to try to copy the value from the table and paste it into a browser to access the url. It would be nice to have the hyperlink embedded in the accessible table for any fields that are data category of web url so a screen reader can use it to navigate to the target.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Need slicers group to define AND/OR relatioship betower 2 or more slicers

                                          For example:
                                          I have several flight data, each record have 3 fileds: FROMCITY,TOCITY, FlightDuration.
                                          I use 2 slicers, one is for FROMCITY, and the other is for TOCITY, I need to list all the records that "FROMCITY=Beijing OR TOCITY=Beijing", so I need to set the 2 slicers in an OR relationship....
                                          But now, the default relationship between 2 or more slicers is AND, that means if I set FROMCITY=Beijing ,
                                          TOCITY = Beijing, I can just get the records that "FROMCITY=Beijing AND TOCITY=Beijing".....

                                          9 votes
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