Power BI Ideas

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Allow nesting of Sections within Sections within App Navigation Builder

    Allow nesting of Sections within Sections within App Navigation Builder.
    At the it is only possible to add reports to a section, although it would be useful to allow Sections to be grouped into a major section.
    This would allow easier grouping of reports hierarchically based on the relevancy to a particular business area and process.
    Example:
    Operations (section) -> Planning (sub-section) -> Reports

    7 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Text values are consolidated to single case (either upper or lower)

    I have noticed an issue with Slicer/filter cards and Table visual. The text values automatically converted to upper/lower case and consolidated into a single value. For Example, my table has 2 values SIVA and siva. The slicer/Table visuals either show SIVA or siva, it doesn't show both values. It leads to the wrong representation of the data/insights in some-case where I need both values.

    In the Query Editor, I can see both values. However, it is not the case in the reporting layer.

    I'm experiencing this behavior in both Power BI Desktop and the Service.

    4 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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.

    512 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    69 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Get Data from Multiple Power BI Datasets in one report

    I would like to use existing datasets in a report, currently it is limited to only one dataset in a report, I would like to be able to use 2 or more

    4 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Restore reports or dashboards

    In Power BI you cannot restore individual report or dashboards.
    It would be interesting to add a recycle bin, so we can restore some reports, datasets or dashboards that were deleted.

    4 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Enable Conditional Formatting Feature In Column Renaming

    Conditional formatting supports only the charts/visuals currently.
    It would be great if this feature is extended for column renaming in a visual and static labels in the report.

    3 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Custom "Request Access" pop up button

    When users try to access to any POWER BI dashboard, which they don't have access to, it would be nice to custom Pop up to ask them to raise request to access it, instead of generic one.

    7 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Top + "Others" & Bottom + "Others", show option filter

    For all visuals we need the option in TOPN filter type, inside the "Show items:" dropdown box, the "Top + "Others"" and "Bottom + "Others"" options, so when a user specifies, for instances, "3" the visual should show the first or last 3 label and besides a 4th label, grouping the rest as "Others" for all kind of visuals... You should keep the "Top" and "Bottom" options as well... Best regards

    8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Matrix Column Width Property

    It'd be useful if you could amend the column width property of a Matrix visual (ideally per field) via the format pane rather than manually dragging on the visual.

    13 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Allow export to PowerPoint from Service using Custom Font

    We can import a custom Theme that uses Corporate brand Colors and Fonts, but then the 'Export to PowerPoint' falls back to default fonts.

    To send final reports to Customers this is a 'must have' feature on PBI Service.

    Please allow the export to maintain chosen font,

    Thanks!

    3 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Subscribe to Filters

    Need to add feature where you can subscribe to a bookmark with specific filters vs. the page's defaults without filters

    35 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Implement RLS on Paginated Reports using SSAS Tabular as a datasource

    As it is today, credentials do not get delegated from the paginated report to the ssas tabular datasource. The result of this is we cant have Row Level Security. The datasource gets queried with the security level of the power bi gateway service account. This makes imposible for us to use paginated reports in a enterprise level that requires sox compliance and other security standards.

    18 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Power BI as a Data Source for Microsoft Word

    Power BI is a great tool for Data visualization but not the best for List/Print Reporting.

    Paginated Reports are good but are not suited for End Users.

    In order to have an easy way to allow End users to create List/Print Reports on their own I believe Microsoft Word is a great tool for the purpose.

    The solution would be the following:
    - Use the XML Mapping functionality in Microsoft Word in order to connect to a Power BI Data Source.
    - Use the smart tags in order to allow the user to select the data data it wants.

    Microsoft…

    9 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Remove "Click here to follow link" tip

    I would like to be able to remove the Click here to follow link that appears when you mouse over a button. I am using buttons navigate reports but i want them completely invisible giving the graphs the appears they are buttons.

    4 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Always display the 3 dots that currently appear only on hover

    Some features are not easy to discover due to being triggered by 3 dots that only appear when hovering over it. Please display these dots permanently on rather than hiding them..

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. auto refresh push dataset report

    Add an option to autorefresh the report created with push dataset.
    Right now the only alternative is creating a dashboard, but the dashboard sucks

    2 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Update Log for Power BI Report

    When you make changes to a report and publish it to service, you will get Pop-up asking would you like replace the existing dataset. Power BI should provide a comment s box at the same point to enter the Changes we have made to the report and display it in service as an update log.

    4 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Publish to Web - DAX Measures

    Allow Publish to Web feature for reports with DAX measures.

    3 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Enable and/or filtering between two different filters in visuals and page level filters

    It would be helpful to be able add and/or filtering to two different filters, for example if filter A matches X OR if filter B matches Y, return the data. You can and/or filter within one filter, but not two distinct ones.

    4 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Allow json template formatting for text box and button

    Currently there seems to be no way to customize text boxes and buttons using the json template file, even though they are customizable in the GUI. Please add this ability and update the documentation so we know what the visualName would be for them.

    90 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    6 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  • Don't see your idea?

Feedback and Knowledge Base

Ready to get started?

Try new features of Power BI today by signing up and learn more about our powerful suite of apps.