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  1. Allow mailto: hyperlinks in Power BI tables

    Currently hyperlinks in tables must begin with www., http:// or https://. Add "mailto:" as an accepted hyperlink prefix.

    This would be very helpful for quickly allowing users to see an insight in the data, have the dashboard tell them who the right person to contact would be to address the issue or opportunity, and easily initiate an email to that person.

    83 votes
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  2. Allow for a user-defined default zoom in Maps

    Hello,

    I'm working on an Europe-wide country-level project that includes the European part of Russia, and I use several map visualizations. However since Russia is a huge country, the maps zoom out too much by default.

    Is there a way to set a fixed zoom, or at least to select just the European part of Russia?

    83 votes
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  3. Slicer search functionality

    Add the option to include a search bar to a Slicer. This will allow users to quickly navigate long lists.

    71 votes
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    Hi everyone. You can turn on search for slicers by clicking the … in the top right of the visual and turning it on there.

    There is more that we’d like to do for slicers in general, and particularly around search (remembering search terms, building up tags of searched-for items etc.). Please keep voting on the other suggestions for these specific features (or creating new ones :))

    Thanks!

  4. Box and whisker

    Please add Box and Whisker visualization to the dashboard

    65 votes
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  5. Chart Axis

    It should be possible to be able to let chart axis start on zero, or decide the axis intervals. In many cases, using the lowest and highest value in an axis, shows big variances, but it's really not. example 5% vs 6% profit is not nescesarry bi difference, but if every numbers is between that intervall, the chart will be very "dramatic" instead of showing that you have a stabile profit.

    61 votes
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  6. Ability to change KPI colors to accomodate colorblindness

    Currently the KPI visual shows red/green with the same color intensity. These colors are the worst choices for those who are colorblind, since red and green colorblindness is the most common. It would be great to be able to change the color or at least the color intensity so it is easier to identify red and green when you have a colorblind audience.

    59 votes
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  7. Bullet Graphs in Power BI

    Dear Team,
    We are looking for a Bullet graphs in power BI as our customers want some data to be displayed in the buller graphs.Can you please let us know when will these graphs available in power BI?

    52 votes
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  8. Histogram and Summary Stat Visuals

    Would like Histogram logic and visuals as well as other common summary statistic visuals (box plot, etc.)

    50 votes
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  9. More control over report Filters Pane - Hide certain filters from users

    When designing reports, I frequently find myself dealing with two types of filters:


    1. Internal or "technical" filters that are required to make the report work correctly (for instance, a Current Week filter if it's a "Current Week" report)

    2. Fields added to the filter pane explicitly for users to be able to interact with them.

    The latter is quite important as interactive filtering by highlighting only works for one visual at a time.

    Now, the fact that both types of filters necessarily show up in the filter pane, and are exposed to users, is really limiting.

    At best, users get confused…

    49 votes
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  10. Better use of longitude and latitude in maps

    From our own experiences and comments we've found generally on the web, it appears that Power BI does now work correctly with longitude and latitude.

    Power BI should be able to take longitude, latitude, and a value as the only required inputs for a map. However, it requires a location and (as far as we can tell) completely ignores anything in the longitude and latitude fields. Indeed, if we enter both a longitude and latitude to a map already using locations, a working map stops working.

    Note that we have validated the accuracy of the longitude and latitude values, and…

    48 votes
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  11. Undo / Redo button in browser & designer

    Unlimited redo's would be nice, but at least have a fixed number of undos.

    This helps with the prototyping process where you can confidently do a number of changes to see how something may look, and then back out if it doesn't work.

    47 votes
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  12. User-customisable default visual interaction

    I'm getting complaints that the "Highlight" interaction is confusing and counter-intuitive from many users (don't take it personally).

    I need to set the default to "Filter" most of the time. This means much clicking around for me. I sometimes forget to change a chart from "Highlight" to "Filter" and then they get annoyed.

    I wish I could set a checkbox in a settings panel to change the default to "Filter"

    45 votes
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  13. Support RLS for Power BI Embedded

    Have a mechanism for support row level security (RLS) with Power BI Embedded

    45 votes
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  14. An application should be able to allow users in 'read only' mode to set alerts. Alerts are a critical part of the desirable functionality.

    Having a consistent look and feel is essential to good product design. Many of us set our users to 'read only' to ensure this consistency. A user should still be able to have a 'read only' status AND set an alert. The alert functionality is a huge asset to the Power BI tool and should be available as a proactive option for user reports.

    44 votes
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  15. Please localize Map visualizations

    Currently, Power BI / Power BI Desktop only provide Map visualizations in English.
    Please localize it like that of Excel Power view.

    42 votes
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  16. Allow Tree maps to support Two measures - one controlling size, the second controlling Color like a heatmap.

    Other applications support two measures in Tree Maps. Add this feature to Power BI tree maps

    42 votes
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  17. Control over axes ranges

    Allow setting of the min and max value displayed on a visual's axes

    39 votes
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  18. Format Dates

    The ability to change the format of a date similar to in Excel where you can base it on a YYYY, MM, DD, etc.

    36 votes
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  19. Star Rating Visualization

    It would be brilliant to have a star rating visualization to show ratings on a set scale, possibly from 0-5, or even 10. It would be similar to the rating system on amazon, and would be a great way to display quality metrics.

    35 votes
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  20. Expose tab order as a property of visuals for keyboard navigation

    Users that consume Power BI reports with keyboard navigation (including screen readers) can tab through the visuals on a report page, but the tab order seems to be the order in which the visual was placed on the page by the report designer. So if I make a page and put two charts on the bottom row, a title text box at the top left, and a table on the top row, that is the tab order. I would like to be able to change a property to make the tab order go from title to table to chart 1…

    34 votes
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