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  1. 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.

    1,956 votes
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      11 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow proper printing of Dashboards and report pages

      The lay-out of printed dashboards and report pages is lost when you print the page. Proper printing functionality is still missing (may 2018). In my humble opinion this should be a priority.

      272 votes
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      • Hierarchy Slicer Sync

        I tested the "Sync Slicers" it's a very good option but it doesn't work with Hierarchy Slicer, it will be very important to synchronize pages of report's with hierarchical slicers like Hierarchy Slicer.

        299 votes
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          19 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.

          634 votes
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            31 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Change order of filters in filter pane

            I love the new filter experience, much better. It would be great if the filters in the filter pane could be ordered by the author.
            At times there are filters that have a natural hierarchy (Region/Plant; Manager/Employee) and presenting them in the wrong sequence causes the users to become confused.

            37 votes
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            • ability to rename a query item (field) in a dataset

              Power BI should be able to propagate changes in fields (eg. rename of 'customer_name' to 'customer_full_name') in a dataset to all the reports using this dataset in powerbi service.

              This functionality is essential if Power BI is to be used as a Self Service BI tool, which allows users to define their own reports based on the dataset.

              Currently a change of fieldname will cause existing reports to fail.

              possible solutions I can think of :
              1. every query item is identified by an internal id, and every report refers to this internal item id (instead of the item name).…

              169 votes
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              • 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?

                398 votes
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                • matrix data export to excel

                  Matrix data is exported to excel in tabular format. It is a lot of rework to again pivot it in excel. We want a visual matrix to be exported to excel as a matrix/cross tab.
                  same is for charts. we dont want just the underlying data. When exporting to excel from Powerbi Service, we want it to be exported as-is with all the visuals.
                  So many posts on this topic and no answers so far.

                  66 votes
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                  • Export to PDF needs to include all rows in a Table or Matrix visualization

                    The new feature Export to PDF appears to be just a screen capture of each report - whatever is currently being shown on the screen is what is captured in the pdf. When a report has a Table or Matrix visualization on it with rows that scroll beyond what is shown, these are not captured in the pdf. Need to have all the data show up in the pdf.

                    62 votes
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                    • Rename fields on the new filter pane

                      Ability to rename fields on the fielter pane just like on visuals

                      26 votes
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                      • Disable visual highlighting and interactions

                        When clicking on certain elements of a visual, I can control the interaction this selection has on other visuals within the report, but I was wondering if there is the ability to completely disable the clickability of a visual? I don't want the end users to be able to click on the visual at all, so neither the selected visual or other visuals would be highlighted? Tooltips should still be viewable on hover.

                        This feature should be available for use in both service and desktop.

                        More information on the unsuccessful attempts people have made trying to achieve this with graphs/charts…

                        90 votes
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                          13 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Rotate text box

                          Please add a basic feature with ability to rotate a text box. In many report I would like to use screen real estate effectively by having text vertically on the left allowing full height for visuals. All Office apps have this basic feature.

                          39 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.

                            205 votes
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                              15 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Ribbon/Toolbar Control to Change Font SIze

                              Changing the font size for any selected visual should be quick and easy. Please give us a spin button control on the ribbon to change the text size for whatever visual is selected. When designing, presenting, training report design in Desktop or editing a reporting the service, fishing through the properties is too cumbersome. Please just make this simple task easy.

                              20 votes
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                              • Standard Usgae Metrics Reports

                                Need functionality to create standard usage metrics report that can show data for all reports across workspaces. Currently, metrics reports are valid only for same workspace/report but if it can be extended to all then it will be very helpful in monitoring the usage of dashboards/reports at Organization level with just one usage metrics report.

                                115 votes
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                                • Enable syncing of Page Filters across multiple pages

                                  The latest (Nov 2018) release of Power Bi Desktop had some really neat improvements to the Filter pane.
                                  One missing item is the ability to sync Page level filters across multiple (not ALL) pages.

                                  One can achieve this using Slicers but slicers take up space you have to completely hide it.

                                  Allowing Page level Filters to sync across selected pages will therefore ensure it can be used in scenarios where the filter needs to be applied to multiple but NOT ALL pages.

                                  16 votes
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                                  • 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.

                                    294 votes
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                                    • Set All "Visual Header" Options with Custom Theme

                                      There is now a "Visual header" card on all data visualizations. I would like to be able to set all properties in this card in my .json custom report theme file.

                                      Including: Background color, Border, Transparency, Icon color, and about a dozen On/Off toggles.

                                      21 votes
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                                      • 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.

                                        1,247 votes
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                                          77 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!

                                        • Print all pages of a multi-page report

                                          Currently, the Print function only prints the page on the screen. Would like to able to print all pages of a multi-page report.

                                          187 votes
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