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  1. Image Slicer In Desktop App.

    It would be awesome if there was a way to have an image slicer visualization capability in the Desktop App. (like PowerView's image slicer)

    4 votes
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    • Highlighting only suitable charts based on fields chosen

      We have lot of charts in the right hand pane. Based on some intelligence highlighting of fewer charts helps users a lot

      2 votes
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      • scripted view of the data model

        Make the model scriptable would be great. Today in Power Query you have possibility to switch to the advanced view where you have the scripted version of the transformation. Having the scripted version of the data model, where measures and calculated columns for all tables are all together in a single scripted view would be useful and would speed up the data model design process

        15 votes
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        • Design Best Practices Analyzer

          A great design tool is still only as good as the designer. Fortunately the industry has well established design best practices for charts/reports/dashboards (e.g. Stephen Few, Edward Tufte). A Design Best Practices Analyzer could examine a design recommend changes to improve its utility and readability. For example: are colors used to represent categories consistently across charts? Are grid lines used to support value comparison? Is the use of ineffective visualizations (e.g. pie charts) minimized. Are quantitative scales present for appropriate axes? Do scales start at zero for bar charts? etc.

          14 votes
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          • Add ability to view changes done to Query

            When changes are done to a query (in Advanced Editor or in UI), it would be nice to undo some steps. Also would be nice to view the history of all changes and revert some changes

            2 votes
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            • A canvas that can be split and have its parts filled with controls

              Dragging the controls provides layout flexibility but different computers displays cause controls to overlay one another in unintended ways. A split canvas could provide scrolls and organize space better.

              2 votes
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              • DAX Measure Templates

                I'd like the ability to create measure templates. Where I could define a DAX calculation and then specify variables in the calculation that I could replace.

                I pick the template I wont to use, am prompted to replace the variables and then the actual measure gets created in the model.

                It would feel a bit like the funcationality in SQL Management Studio when you can use the "specify values for template parameters" option on a SQL script.

                A typical use case would be when creating time intelligence calculations, the calculations all follow the same pattern, it's just the measure that…

                36 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Open Power BI report(.PBIX) through Excel

                  Let me re-open a PBIX file in Excel

                  47 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi, and thanks for the feedback! We would really struggle to do this as we expect the Designer to always be ahead of Excel in terms of available functionality. We’re releasing updates to the Designer every month, so you’d not be able to open those in Excel. We can reconsider this in future if there’s lots of support for it!

                  • Filter for hierarchy data

                    Not sure if its Available, so asking, can the filter Designed/used as Tree view for easily navigating Hierarchical data..Say,Year-->Quarter-->Month etc

                    8 votes
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                    • Disable visualization types based on selected fields

                      Disabling some visualizations based on selected fields will make it obvious - and avoid confusion - for the users that a particular type can't be used for the selected data. For example, if I select month and sales, map control can be disabled.

                      3 votes
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                      • Less padding on Visual borders when modifying them

                        Less padding on Visual borders (when manipulating)

                        4 votes
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                        • mix requests on Dynamics CRM for test purpose

                          Hi, to be sure to get consistent data against several table, we now need to merge to requests.
                          But for big tables such as customers and a custom entity called "transactions", I would rather test my data by telling powerbi to download transactions only when there is already a downloaded Customer. That would allow me to download only 200 customers for test reasons and then get the related records (sur as transaction or opportunities ...). What do you think ?

                          2 votes
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                          • We have a request function for Power BI Designer.

                            We have a request function for Power BI Designer

                            Request function: VBA Automation like Excel VBA

                            We would like to edit "pbix file" automatically by PBI Designer.

                            For example,
                            step1:
                            We would make "foo.pbix" by PowerBI Desingner.
                            This "foo.pbix" have filter setting.
                            The setting is [storecode='AAA']

                            step2:
                            Then, We would make "bar.pbix" automatically by PowerBI Desingner as follows.
                            ・In the document-open-event method,
                            we would like to change the filter like
                            [storecode='AAA'] -> [storecode='BBB']
                            Also we would like to save this "foo.pbix" as new file "bar.pbix"
                            in the document-open-event method.

                            Of course, we are not stick to VBA.
                            It is OK…

                            20 votes
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                            • Deselect Multiple columns

                              Just Thinking of easy way to deselect Mutiple columns in PBI designer -->Query -->"Choose Columns" then there in the available column list select multiple columns by holding Shift key then right click "Deselect Selected columns" :-)
                              This will make our life easy if there are 100 columns from source but we need only 20 columns :-)

                              5 votes
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                              • Visual Data Modeling interface

                                Visual Data Modeling interface capable of designing/changing/moving measures, calculated columns, hierarchies, tables's relationship, and so on, between data models. Even copy/paste the complete or part of the data model to other Power BI sites

                                8 votes
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                                • Global legend for measures in report view.

                                  Usually when I create a report I have many charts 3-10 but only 1-3 measures. It would be nice to have chance to display measure legend only once per report. This legend could be at bottom under all charts or right after all charts or left or top etc.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Color Change option on graphs, Text tool for typing on report & Export Option

                                    Firstly i would like to thank to developers, used Power BI Designer for last few days and really get my things done easier. There's some few important suggestions

                                    1. Need a text tool to type the comments on report.

                                    2. Insert image option.

                                    3. Export to PDF, Jpeg, Png or as ppt.

                                    4. Color change feature for graphs.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • add connection from Cloud to Power designer

                                      The possibility of connecting desktop "Power BI Designer" to SQL Server Analysis Services through Connector for Analysis Services in the cloud .
                                      Change the connection to the existing reports in Power BI (in the Cloud)

                                      1 vote
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                                      • Enable PowerBI Designer to work with High DPI screens / scaling

                                        High DPI screens are becoming more common, yet if you scale the fonts up from anything over 100%, PBID is not showing the text and numbers completely.

                                        9 votes
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                                        • View .pbix files on OneDrive/OneDrive 4 business

                                          .pbix files are a great way of distributing (1) data, (2) transformations upon that data, and (3) charts on top of that transformed data. They're like a "mini-BI-solution-in-a-box", which I really like.
                                          Currently if you want to share a .pbix with someone the best way is to upload it to powerbi.com which, I think, is absolutely the right way of doing it.
                                          Then I started thinking about the fact that a .pbix is, inherently, a file, just like a .docx, or a .xlsx. Today I can upload a .docx/.xlsx to OneDrive/OneDrive4business and anyone with access to it can go and…

                                          106 votes
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