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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).…

    66 votes
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    • Add Report Page Tooltips to Publish to Web

      Report Page Tooltips added in Mar 2018 is a fantastic feature, however they don't appear when a report is shared using the "Publish to Web" functionality.

      Apart from the fact, it's not included as a limitation in the documentation, it's a real shame not to be able to use this feature in publicly available reports.

      113 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.

        411 votes
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          23 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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.

          872 votes
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            33 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?

            212 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.

              46 votes
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              • 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.

                322 votes
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                  9 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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…

                  8 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.

                    153 votes
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                    • Sync Drill-through page filters

                      Scenario: I have an "Overview" page and 2 other pages with drill-through filters enabled ("Customer performance" and "Customer history"). End users want to be able to drill through from the Sales Overview to the Customer performance page and then just open the "Customer history" page and keep the same drill-through filter.

                      32 votes
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                      • Add a "Clear All Drill Through Filters" Button

                        We would like this to be a button (similar to the "back" button) that can be placed on the report when drill through filters are set, so the user doesn't have to open the Filters pane to clear the drill through filters. Additionally - for the use case we require, at least - this should not clear the other filters (such as page level filters, etc) - only the drill through filters. Thanks!

                        39 votes
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                        • Hide report page and reset drill through filter

                          It would be great to have an option to hide specific report page in normal view, and to make it accessible using the drill-through mode only. Also, the existing drill-through filter option doesn't reset the filters when you leave the filtered page - it'd be great if the page auto resets the filters when the back button is clicked.

                          38 votes
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                          • Responsive Behavior Reports

                            I think reports should be responsive in every device. Specially on tablets, current market leader is iPad and if a user access a report he sees exactly the same as in DeskTop.
                            There is no way to design a specific design for tablets (as for Mobiles) and PBI doesn't recognize them as a mobile device.
                            Also instead of being just a fix frame it should be real responsive (like Qlik for example) and more interactive.
                            Is critical that a tool with a great cloud potential is available for every device in a user friendly way.

                            16 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.

                              54 votes
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                              • Export to Powerpoint - Hide "Hidden" Pages

                                Export to PowerPoint reveals "hidden" Pages, and the "hidden" pages contribute to the maximum of export limit of 15 pages. It would be great if:
                                a) the hidden pages did not contribute to the maximum 15 pages
                                b) the hidden pages were not revealed when exported to PowerPoint

                                41 votes
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                                • Export to excel when the visual header is hidden

                                  The ability to hide the visual header has improved the look of the online reports in reading view, however the inability to export the data (e.g. in a table or when viewing source) has been removed with the visual header. Can an option/button to export be added in reading view.

                                  14 votes
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                                  • Using measures to dynamically fill in parts of text boxes

                                    It would be nice to be able to fill in parts of text boxes dynamically based on measures. Currently this is only possible with the card object, but this is very limited if you really want to include long texts. Also, the entire text then needs to be in a measure which is sub optimal.

                                    What would be a better solution is to add text to a text box with a variable in it that references the measure. For example:

                                    Lorem {{MEASURE1}} dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut…

                                    26 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.

                                      40 votes
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                                      • KPI visual enhancement

                                        Please enhance the KPI visual in such a way that users have:

                                        1. Ability to change the 'Goal' text to something else, e.g. 'MoM'

                                        2. Ability to add multiple goals (1 primary that impacts main colour coding, icon etc, plus additional secondary goals (e.g. WoW or YoY))

                                        3. Ability to customise alert indicators, e.g. only show negative warnings - show red circle/flag rather than exclamation

                                        4. Ability to define a threshold for the neutral (e.g. +-2.5% change)

                                        5. Ability to change layout, e.g. show indicators on side rather than beneath

                                        6. The Display Units never seem to work on 'auto'…

                                        24 votes
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                                        • Get a Copy of Report (PDF or other format) to mail every day

                                          This is the request to add a feature in power bi service to get a copy of the report (PDF/other format/report itself) to specified mail id every day (Kind of event tracker).

                                          12 votes
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