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  1. Tooltip showing over row fields in matrix

    For now in Power BI as stated as a limitation on the update info notes from https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/desktop-tooltips when you hover over a filed that is not summarized it will not display the tooltip that was set from the tooltip format menu but it will still show a default tooltip displaying the categories previous to the hovered filed.
    Can we have the same option for summarized on the row fileds from a matrix or any other field legend, X and Y axis ?

    3 votes
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  2. Copying charts into PowerPoint, Sway and Word

    Tableau allows a user to save a chart as PNG. Power BI doesn't. Ctr + C does not work. Is it Microsoft's intention NOT to allow users to add charts to their documents? I so want to prefer Power BI to Tableau, but the lack of this seemingly simple feature is a put off!

    Even better, can you add the ability to add a chart (A chart) into the documents without having to buy a third party add-in?

    3 votes
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  3. Slider (slicer)

    In Power BI there is fundamentally one slicer. It is actually okay most of the time, but sometime you need something different. How about a slider (for on and off). You can use is for active/inactive employees and many, many other scenarios. I know you can use the standard filter for this, but the purpose here is to use as little space as possible (and make it understandable for users).
    I know you can change the standard slizer and turn it into buttons, but it takes up to much space
    I know you can design it using bookmarks, but it…

    3 votes
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  4. True "measures" dimension for Power BI matrix visual

    Currently in the PBI matrix visual, it is very hard to manipulate the location that metrics show up in. The metrics are always the "inside most" items.

    For example, if metrics "revenue" and "units" are in the column position along with years, Years always becomes the highest level, with "revenue" and "units" showing up underneath. But I might want to see all years "revenue" amounts first, followed by all years "units" amounts.

    Ditto if metrics are in the "row" position - any other dimension value comes first, with rows always nested as the most inside item.

    Other tools (specifically OBIEE)…

    6 votes
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  5. "Test As Role" in Power BI Web Across Copied Reports That Share The Same Dataset

    With the new updates in June-July 2019 reports have the ability to be copied to other Workspaces/Apps whereby Primary reports in the Primary Workspace/Apps share the same Dataset with the Secondary reports in the Secondary Workspaces/Apps. This is a very good feature that I love.

    However, when it come to testing the Row Level Security (RLS) using the "Test As Role" option, the Primary Workspace/App is the only Workspace/App to "Test As Role", which means one cannot "Test As Role" the RLS in the Secondary Workspaces/Apps.

    It would be nice if Shared Datasets across different Workspaces/Apps have the option to…

    2 votes
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  6. Enable Drill through for Card or Kpi Visuals

    Allow drill through from any Advanced Card or Card or KPI. You can right click and see the drill through options but when you select one the drill through page does not open up. This would be a great way for a user to transition from quick answers on a Card or KPI more detailed information on a full report page.

    20 votes
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  7. 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.

    38 votes
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  8. Conditional hide visuals based on value

    Would be useful to be able to use for example variable to calculate value and based on that value to show/hide a graphical visual . If conditions are met, show visual, otherwise hide.

    26 votes
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  9. Monthly Subscribe to emails

    We measure our stat over the course of a month, however come a certain date of the month we need Power BI to email these using 'Subscribe to emails' monthly - ie not daily or weekly (the settings available at the moment).

    9 votes
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  10. Paginated Reports: Drill-through and Actions

    Add drill-through and hyperlink actions to Paginated Reports on the Power BI Service. Reports should be able to link to details (e.g. images of invoices) and should be able to drill through to detail transaction reports.

    Subreports are also a feature needed to migrate off of our hybrid SSRS/ Power BI solution for Enterprise BI.

    9 votes
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  11. Hide Filter Pane on specific pages

    The new Filter Pane is great! But we can only choose to hide/show on all pages. A lot of times it would be useful/better UX to not show the Filter Pane on specific pages (I.E. Menu Pages). Being able to hide/show the pane for users on a per page basis is a simple and elegant solution!

    7 votes
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  12. sort reports by most viewed

    Can we sort reports by "Most viewed" under the Reports Section. I have some 75 reports and I don't have a way to sort them based of "most viewed" to understand users priority

    People who need this, upvote this !!

    2 votes
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  13. Enable Subscription Send After Any Successful Refresh

    Many people need to send out subscriptions multiple times in a single day. To have subscriptions sent out after a successful refresh (throughout the day), a person can either perform this manually, or schedule a refresh slightly earlier than a subscription. The second option enables automation, but the results are often unsatisfactory. Specifically, the refresh fails or hangs up, and the subscription goes out anyway. Enabling subscription send following any successful refresh would help automate this. Thank you for your time.

    3 votes
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  14. Usage metrics in new workspace

    Hello,
    I'm really missing usage metrics in new Power-BI workspace.

    Based on the article
    [https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/service-create-the-new-workspaces#planned-new-app-workspace-preview-features]

    the implemenation is planned. Could this be prioritized?

    Thanks
    Martin

    28 votes
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  15. Power BI Workspace reports access for different users

    Hi,

    It would be important to have restriction on workspace reports based on set of users. Example: We want to restrict 10 reports in a workspace to user1 and 5 reports to other user2.
    Currently we don't have the feasibility to restrict reports based on users.
    Also, it would be good if we can also publish multiple APPS on a single work space.
    These features will allow us to create restrictions to reports or APPS based on domains.

    Please let us know if you can consider this idea for coming releases.

    3 votes
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  16. "Request Feature" Button

    have a button in the power bi service that allows the user to request a change on their report. This button would be tied a Admin setting that would forward it to and email address or url.

    2 votes
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  17. Report Page AutoFormat

    The Report Page AutoFormat option would be a new icon on the Home tab in Power BI Desktop that would analyze the current layout of the page and make smart guesses in applying a more consistent and overall better layout. In later releases, a dropdown would be added for applying richer autoformat layouts representing alternative and better or best visualization practices.

    7 votes
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  18. Report subscriptions with Row Level Security

    Allow report subscriptions for reports with row level security configured. That is useful in case you want to subscribe many users to a report but each user should only see data restricted by RLS

    5 votes
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  19. New Filters pane should also work in iFrame "publish to web"

    New Nov 2018 release of collapsible Filters pane is excellent and badly needed to keep clutter down on reports - but it's not yet working on "publish to web" in the iFrame! Please do this last step to encourage using this facility!

    24 votes
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  20. Subscribe yourself and others to reports and dashboards with PDF automation

    At the moment, there is only sending out the snapshot of the report, if it can be done by PDF format, that will be great.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/service-report-subscribe

    2 votes
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