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  1. 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).…

    152 votes
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    • 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.

      146 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.

        167 votes
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        • 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.

          583 votes
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            25 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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?

            364 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…

              52 votes
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              • Enable Manager to Recover My Workspace when Employee Leaves

                When a user leaves their content in My Workspace is unrecoverable. We need to have a way to recover this content.

                One Drive allows a manager to assume the content. This should work similarly.

                Ideally the tenant would not allow people to share content from their workspace, but there is no control for that at this point.

                Having this siloed activity be enabled introduces potential for business data loss.

                15 votes
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                • Top N Filter - Add Top N%

                  Add the option to filter By Top X%.
                  for example: show the top 80% (Like in Excel pivot Table)

                  30 votes
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                  • 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.

                    1,051 votes
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                      40 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.

                      659 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.

                        8 votes
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                        • Change KPI "Goal" to another text

                          Allow user to change KPI "Goal" to another text such as "target" or "critical"

                          32 votes
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                          • Customizable Tooltips

                            I'm not a huge fan of the report level tooltips, so far. They are very slow and they don't work on mobile. I'd rather see customizable tooltips.

                            https://imgur.com/a/JlnGxiI

                            Link is an animated GIF of Tableau tooltips and how easy they are to edit, customize and stylize tooltips in that program.

                            9 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.

                              8 votes
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                              • Transpose Visual\Matrix

                                We use multi-dimensional cubes as our data source, and often run into a problem where its impossible to take our visual\matrix and perform what is essentially an Excel "Switch Row\Column" or "Paste Special > Transpose" option on visual's post-aggregation data.

                                With multidimensional cubes connected via a Direct Connection, there's often a problem where rows from one dimension have to be duplicated multiple times, vastly increasing the performance load of working with the data.

                                For example, say we're aggregating survey responses. Each row represents a respondent, each column represents a question on the survey. These responses can have different data types,…

                                7 votes
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                                • PowerShell: Export and import Power BI reports and Workspaces

                                  Currently, PowerShell has modules for exporting Power BI reports. It would be good to have new feature in PowerShell, so that one can export and import workspaces along with all the Power BI reports that belong to it programmatically.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • 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.

                                    150 votes
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                                    • calculated default values for slicers

                                      It would be nice to be able to set a calculated default value for slicers...example: when I open a report with a date slicer, the latest date on the list is selected by default so my report isn't empty on open. My solution has slicer values from today backwards.

                                      5 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.

                                        49 votes
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                                        • Markes in line chart not fully shown

                                          Hi

                                          When adding markers in a line chart. The top and bottom marker are not fully shown which makes it not very attractive to use.

                                          However, not using them is not always an option as we want to make datapoint visable for better visual analysis and showing periodicity. Is this something the team can look into?

                                          http://i68.tinypic.com/24fla3r.jpg

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