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  1. On Start window of Desctop App there is an misspelling

    There is a misspelling start window of desctop app insted of "Загрузка отчётов" there is "Загрузка оуётов". It would be great to fix that)

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      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Filter Current Year OR Past Year crash

      When I try to filter to current Year and Last year at the same time, PowerBi Desktop crash.

      2 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Quick fix - Pin tiles while on report so we can explore the data when deciding what and how to publish

        This has to be a quick fix, and is a major heartache to my team.
        Are you tired to grab the tiles when you are actually trying to explore the data in desktop? to my team this happens (SIMPLY TOO OFTEN) because we use power BI desktop to explore the data before settling on something to publish.

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          2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Очень плохой перевод на Русский!

          Очень плохой перевод на Русский язык, половина на русском половина на английском, просто тяп ляп!

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            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Customize default format on visuals

            Customize default formats for visuals. This way we reduce the amount of formatting each time we introduce a new visual in a report.

            5 votes
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            • Define size of diagramm area resp. axis-area

              in order to make names of axis-elements readable independently from scaling the tile-size

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              • Divide the "General" submenu in the Format pane in "Position" and "Size"

                While waiting for better layout capabilities please divide the "General" submenu in the Format pane in "Position" and "Size" because right now it is pretty annoying that when having multiple visualizations selected the position gets set as soon as the general submenu is opened.

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                  0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Connecting to Content Pack Services in Power BI Desktop

                  Power BI Desktop cannot connect to the Services Content Packs like the web app can. It would be great to take the OOTB packs and customize using Power BI Desktop Query Editor. The content packs don't pull in all the data possible, so customization becomes necessary but the effort to start from scratch is prohibitive.

                  105 votes
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                    11 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • UI to display Signed in Account

                    Power BI Desktop to display the Account Signed in, in the top right corner of the Application window so it is easily seen the service to which publication will be made.

                    This is similar to what now exists in other Microsoft Office365 applications. Switch Account works perfectly for my OneDrive for Business and SharePoint services.

                    It will not be so apparent to developers working for one organisation but when you work for more this is necessary to preclude accidental publishing to the wrong organisation, and will not require signing out and back in again.

                    14 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Better publish function

                      During publishing reports, I always found my previous published page is overwritten by current published page

                      6 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Improve Error Messages When Refresh Fails

                        When a calculation error exists somewhere in the model, a refresh can't be performed. Suggestions: (a) Check calculations first before refreshing tables to speed up the failure getting returned. (b) Improve error messages so they are much more clear - currently they are very generic. (c) Show a warning indicator at table level if any column has an error, which will save time from expanding every single table to hunt for issues.

                        11 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Connect fields in tables as the same so filters work over multiple tabels, like for example month or date etc.

                          If I have multiple tables with information, with in both tables a column with the month or date. When I create one report with charts from both data sources. And I click on a month in a chart based on dataset 1, the chart from dataset 2 is not filtered on that month. So I would like to be able to define both columns as the same time of infromation.

                          38 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add Custom Column Formula Help

                            In other tools like Tableau and Crystal Reports, when adding a Custom Column/Calculated Field, there is an area that provides functions to use like CASE, ROUND, SUM, etc. Power BI/Power Query provide a link to their general website where users have to spend MORE time searching for what they want. Why not include an easily searchable listbox of functions that can be used along with their purpose, syntax and upon double-clicking, enter the formula in the formula editor where all the user must do is fill out the necessary expressions. In my role I would like to only be able…

                            4 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • clear filter option on title for slicers

                              your new September release has added nice title capability on slicer but does not have the clear filter option. I dont want to use both the header and title so they need to have same font capabilities and clear filter option

                              31 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Lock position of the graphs and tables on the screen

                                When working with the graphs and tables often they move when it was not intended. It would be great to have a way to lock them down.

                                9 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 1 vote
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                                  • windows 10 app on PC shows font size too large...need a way to adjust from inside app

                                    The slicers and tables have a font that is too large to view the Report like it looks in Designer or the web. Need to have an adjustment in the desktop app to reduce font size to a users preference.

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                                    • Sort field by another field as or desc

                                      If you select field and use sort by another field you cannot change the direction of sort asc or desc.

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                                      • Ability to convert a location to a country

                                        When filtering on locations, you get a huge list of GPS coordinates, and I think it would be nice to have an ability to convert those coordinates to Countries or cities.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Update Available upgrade automatic opition

                                          When an upgrade is available an end user has to find the link on the internet to upgrade. The software should give us options on how to update and happen from the software itself.

                                          26 votes
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