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  1. Enable (user entered) Title Text for Stacked bar and column charts

    On Stacked Bar charts and Line and stacked column charts, the axis used to split quantities or $values by a category (eg status or sales groups) requires a user-defined title text. This functionality was available in Excel.

    Where an axis is indicating the cumulative quantity or value - eg in a Line and Stacked Column chart, the x axis might be 'Week Reported' and the y axis is showing 'Open outside SLA', 'Open within SLA', 'Closed within SLA' and 'Closed outside SLA'...

    If you switch Y axis (column) title ON, you get 'open outside SLA.... etc as the axis title…

    1 vote
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  2. Problem to update data when coming from excel download extraction from webapps

    Be able to change the name or location of the input file to be analysed, if the data structure is the same as the original file used but the filename of the file extracted changes. Currently we need to manually copy paste data from the last extraction to the file originally defined to be able to update the reports

    1 vote
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  3. 26 votes
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  4. Provide 'Connect to Power BI data source' from Excel

    Analyze in Excel is fantastic,not withstanding stability issues which will no doubt be sorted out
    I would like a user to be able to open a blank workbook and to Connect to a Power BI data source based off their credentials
    It should show a list of the datasets on Power BI that they have been permissioned to access
    For bread and butter Excel users this is far more straightforward than doing AIE from the PBI webpage then installing the required app

    9 votes
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  5. 0% transparency in focus mode

    My charts are partially transparent because I use a background in my sheet. When going into focus mode this gets confusing, because all other content of my sheet (other charts and stuff) now shine through the enlarged chart. When entering focus mode, transparency should go to 0% automatically. An alternative could be that only the sheet background is reproduced in focus mode.

    13 votes
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  6. formatting each report page

    There should be an easy way to format the page and the placement and size of the visuals on it. For example there is no grid or ruler on the page.
    Something what PowerPoint offers, aligning all the graphs visuals easily

    2 votes
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  7. Always expand last expanded property on the property pane when you change focus to a different visual

    Does often happen, especially when doing the finishing touches of a dashboard, of need modify the same property of all (or almost all) the contained visuals (ex. General or Border). Once i finished to edit the properties and change the focus to the next i'd like to have the same property expanded to speed up this activity.

    Simple but very appreciable, imho.

    1 vote
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  8. Support for Custom UI

    Support for Custom UI in Dashboards using HTML / CSS, Scripts like SharePoint designer. Present options for formatting is not at all sufficient for different requirements we are getting from our clients. Also so many bugs are there in existing formatting options. i.e. Data Labels are not showing some time, borders getting vanished sometime.

    1 vote
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  9. export diagram view to pdf

    Add option to export diagram view to pdf or picture image

    23 votes
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  10. Gridlines option for Desktop report development area

    It can get a bit messy trying to make the visuals attractive. I know we can use the x and y, but having a grid background option would make it easier

    4 votes
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  11. Connect Excel to Power BI Desktop (non cloud version)

    Desperately need the capability to connect Excel to Power BI Desktop files as is now possible through the Power BI cloud service.

    19 votes
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  12. Multi-column sort on data view

    Please implement a stable sorting algorithm on the data view of Power BI Desktop. It would allow me to view the details of my data without creating some ugly sort key. It's a small thing, but would make my life easier. Thanks!

    3 votes
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  13. 6 votes
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  14. Allow user to Change the font size in visualzation and fields panes

    Allow user to Change the font size in visualzation and fields panes.
    In the Options for Power BI Desktop, add controls so a user can set the font size for the text in the Visualization Pane and Fields Pane. Add a separate controls for setting the thumbnail size for the visualization icons in the visualization pane. When using a high resolution monitor, the current fonts are vey small.

    2 votes
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  15. 2 votes
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  16. List of all the measures that we created for a report

    list of all the mesures that we add to the report.
    same like the calculated field tab in excel.

    4 votes
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  17. Drag select in slicer and default Search icon

    When you have 100 items in a slicer, it would be good to have Drag and select multiple. Search icon is difficult to find for users. would be good if its visible without any clicks.

    3 votes
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  18. Modeling and Advanced Query options in Microsoft Analysis Services Cubes support

    Power BI have modeling and advanced query options for SQL Server datasources, but I can not use similar functionality for MS analysis services cube datasources, Do I miss something or this MDX lecel querying and modeling options are not ready for Power BI desktop yet ?

    I use, custom column generation and then sort this column using another data column in Power PI modelling feature for SQL server dataset but it is not possible for analysis services cubes datasets.

    Any comment or workarounds are apprecciated.

    6 votes
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  19. Ability to see Power BI an as EffectiveUser in Power BI Desktop from Tabular Model

    When editing a tabular model you have the option to analyze in excel and specify the user you want to be to verify roles are working correctly, or you can specify it in the connection string with EffectiveUser. There doesn't seem to be a way to do that in Power BI Desktop.

    1 vote
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  20. Power BI prerequisities are missing

    Prerequisite for this tool is missing (like: Windows 7 and higher, 64 bit OS, .NET 4.62 and higher, I7 and 64GB RAM and more). What is wrong when nothing from Power BI is being able to start after regular successful install?

    1 vote
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