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  1. Charts Data Sorting With Non Numeric/Date Fields On X-Axis

    At present there is an inconsistent behavior in the way the data is sorted in PowerBI charts. We have a multidimensional cube that has "User count" as measure which needs to be sliced over calendar dimension. When we drag an attribute such as “Month Name” (for which sort key is Monthkey in the cube) on x-axis and measure on values then by default the data in the chart is sorted by the measure instead of MonthKey. if we use “Date” attribute on X-axis instead of Month then we see the data is sorted by default on date. In case of…

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    • Support deployment of Power BI Desktop via Azure RemoteApp

      For people working in cross platform environments, it would be great if Power BI Desktop could be published via Azure RemoteApp for Mac users.

      9 votes
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      • Using rtvs as editor for the R source

        The advanced R editor is not that great an editor, and it would be nice to have Power BI integrate with existing Microsoft products on the computer.
        For R using visual studio and rtvs as editor

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        • Ability to group/to cluster and to fix/to pin/to lock visuals in the report view of Power BI Desktop

          Add the ability to group/to cluster and to fix/to pin/to lock visuals in the report view of Power BI Desktop, so that it isn't possible to destroy the report layout by moving the visuals.

          7 votes
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          • 1 vote
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            • Share .pbix file from backstage

              I'd love for Power BI desktop to allow the sharing of a .pbix file through backstage much like the other Office applications. My company is eagerly awaiting an on-premise solution, so sharing .pbix files is our short-term process.

              1 vote
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              • Support TMSL in PowerBI Desktop

                We would like to be able to manage the powerpivot portion of the model usint TMSL as we do on the server. This is especially important for propagating the dozens of standard measures we need to apply to each data model.

                (Would also like to see this in Excel btw.)

                2 votes
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                • Colour Picker/theme on visuals in the Power BI Desktop.

                  It would be useful to have a colour picker or theme tab to format visual colours. Sometimes when using images, its useful to match the colour of the image to a visual. Currently this means having to find what the hex code for the colour want.

                  3 votes
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                  • Calendar Visualization

                    The 3rd party Caleandar Visualization is very powerfull and I feel worth of being released officialy by Mirosoft or build by one of your staff as at the moment it is broken after your latest release, this type of visualization can display a lot of data in a small package and go down well with consumers
                    https://app.powerbi.com/visuals

                    18 votes
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                    • map rezoom desktop vs powerbi.com

                      I have a report with a map visualisation. I also use a legend. In the desktop version de map automaticaly re-zoom to the data, also after filtering. When i publish this report to PowerBi.com the re-zoom doesn't work. It looks something to do with the use of a legend

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                      • Enhance the Performance of Power BI To Function Like a Modern Application

                        I think that PBI Desktop should perform as quickly as SQL Management Studio when running queries. It doesnt, it sucks and is really slow....

                        3 votes
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                        • continuous play on scatter chart

                          Play on scatter chart requires pressing play button each time. Add ability to continue play without the need of pressing play button.

                          1 vote
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                          • BUG: TODAY() function in DAX expression causing fatal error on PBI Desktop file opening stage

                            When TODAY() function is used to form a dynamic table, the pbix file crashes upon loading next day (once the date has changed).

                            DAX expression: Table = filter(table1,and(and([field1]>=TODAY(),field1<=TODAY()+30),field2=TODAY()))

                            Error Message: Error Message:

                            Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

                            Stack Trace:

                            Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.JavaScriptException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. ---> System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
                            at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.MainWindow.get_MainWindowControlCachedExports()
                            --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
                            Error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
                            at MainWindow._initializeHtmlControls (ms-pbi://pbi.microsoft.com/pbi/web/ts/MainWindow.js:62:9)
                            at MainWindow.initialize (ms-pbi://pbi.microsoft.com/pbi/web/ts/MainWindow.js:16:9)
                            at Anonymous function (ms-pbi://pbi.microsoft.com/pbi/web/views/MainWindow.htm:163:13)
                            at n.event.dispatch…

                            4 votes
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                            • Set attributes (e.g. scale Start/End, Title, Color) to custom measure

                              Would love to allow each attribute of a visual (e.g. chart scale Start/End, Title, Colors, Reference Line values, etc.) be set to a custom [measure].

                              Great use case is small multiples of a chart... I'd like each chart to have same Start/End scale value based on MAX() and MIN() measures... right now, each chart will, at best, set to an Auto scale or a hard-coded scale.

                              8 votes
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                              • Massively Improve Filtering and Searching

                                Filtering and Searching is poor. Get this right and Power BI will be the best. But until you do. You need to start again to include
                                - a powerful search option. Including using < > = etc
                                - select more than one option like Pete Mary John etc
                                - Different filters are linked. So selection in say a slicer shows in any other filter.
                                - Current selections can be easily shown in one list or box
                                - Easy to remove all filters / selections.
                                - Option to select all not selected etc
                                - Including closed or open filters. ie if…

                                32 votes
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                                • ability to select multiple tables at once in data modeller

                                  at the moment you cannot select multiple tables and drag those, to create your data model (relationships tab). It would be much easier to create a clear data model if this would be possible.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • Integration with all MS office apps

                                    One of the benefits of MS office is it's inter connectivity. Being able to connect Power BI with Word (for written summaries on dashboards), excel is already incorporated, but Access, OneNote, etc... That's a signature of Office Products. Power BI should be no different.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • Edit pbix files in group directly from PBI Desktop

                                      Right now to edit a pbix file in a group you have to download it, edit it, upload it and then reconnect it. This makes it difficult to callaborate. Instead, we should be able to edit these files directly from Power BI desktop so that we don't overwrite each others changes, similar to any sharepoint document.

                                      13 votes
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                                      • working in parallel

                                        Add the possibility of working in parallel with another workmate.

                                        Maybe the solution could be importing and existing page in a report from other Power BI Desktop file.

                                        1 vote
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                                        • Change Power BI Desktop configuration settings storage location

                                          At present Power BI Desktop Client settings are stored in the following location "C:\Users\s082aq\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Power BI Desktop\User.zip"

                                          It's kind of annoying that the settings are stored in a ZIP file, Please store the files outside a ZIP file so they can be better managed by personalization solutions such as UE-V

                                          10 votes
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