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  1. Colours in field list

    The field list should have some colour - the current design is very hard to see what are dimension fields and what are measures, and a simple addition of some colour, as used everywhere else in MS BI, would make this much better

    2 votes
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    • Allow changing the default color in all types of visualizations, including gauges

      Allow changing the default color in all types of visualizations, including gauges

      25 votes
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      • Excel like grid feature and formula enablement in query view grid for data interation and preperation

        There are years of grid enablement features embedded in Excel that are critical in data preparation and analysis severely lacking and limiting in powerbi desktop forcing business users to stay in excel, this includes basics like user defined formula's and libraries sharable and accessible across business users as opposed to hard coded internal to a single file only

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        • scrollbar for legends

          Shouldn't it be possible to have a scrollbar for values in the legends. Currently I can't seem to view all of the contents in the legends.

          6 votes
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          • 4 votes
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            • Distributed Deployment

              After developing a in Power BI Designer, I would like to be able to deploy the model to an SSAS tabular server and the visual to PowerBI, so that I can easily deploy a solution in a Hybrid environment.

              1 vote
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              • Paste query into Preview Editor

                Copy/pasting a query out of the preview editor is useful, but it should be easier to paste a query back into the preview editor.

                I often paste a query into my favorite text editor in order to bulk edit / refactor / etc.

                If I copy all the M back to my clipboard, it doesn't work to paste back onto the preview editor.

                Pasting a query from the text editor should work the same way as pasting from a query you copied from the editor.

                1 vote
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                • Proctect Document Function like Ms. Word

                  It will be great to add Protect Document Function like Ms. Word to prevent other people to edit my PBIX file.

                  Lets vote for this!! Thanks

                  1 vote
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                  • Dashed Lines in Visualizations

                    I would like to emphasize information in a visualization by using a dashed line for certain fields, like Previous Year.

                    3 votes
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                    • Chart Background Images

                      We like the new feature of being able to add a background image to some of the charts. To go a step further, we would like to be able do set the image from a data field using an Image URL

                      3 votes
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                      • allow default option for cross filter direction

                        currently power bi desktop will set cross filter direction to 'Both' by default.

                        Allow option to set 'Single' as default or have 'Single' as default

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                        • Export data from Model to R Script

                          It would be create, if you could push th R Integration a little bit further. For Example make it possible to Export data from Power BI Data Model to an external R-Script. For example by writting a DAX-Query that will fill data into a R dataset. Power BI is a very strong data modeling tool in combinaiton with the analytical power of r it would be great.

                          17 votes
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                          • 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…

                            6 votes
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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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                                  • 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.

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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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                                      • 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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