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  1. 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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      0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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.

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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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          0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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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            4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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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                  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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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                  • Create a BI site for workbooks to share

                    There is hardly any downloadable workbooks. Make this happen NOW.

                    1 vote
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                    • Make PowerBI workbook shareable

                      Currently when power bi contestants who competed in the contest, their power bi workbook were not uploaded on the power BI site so people can download to learn how it was done. Could you make it mandatory for all contestants to make their Power BI workbook shareable so people could learn how it was created?

                      2 votes
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                      • Text field color adjustment

                        Text field color adjustment is needed in power BI Desktop

                        3 votes
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                        • New Measure/Columns - Assume based on Context

                          Currently in Power BI Desktop, within the Data pane, if you right-click on a Field in the Field List, it pops up a context-aware menu that lets you create a new measure or column. However, when it puts you in the formula box to start defining the formula, it doesn't pre-fill the column or measure that you were on, when you right-clicked to start with. It would be a real time saver and usability enhancement to pre-populate based on the column/measure you had highlighted when you started the process. For example, if my data has "PolicyNumber" in the rows, but…

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                            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Set Map Domian - Power BI Desktop

                            Allow the visualization to set a maximum domain to limit zoom out. Right now a slicer selection can mean a zoom out to the full world view and then force the user to zoom back in. Maybe enter a lat/lon for map center and set a max width for the map.

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                              0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Refresh updates only

                              I operate a retail drugstore chain and require a category performance report.

                              The trouble is that drilling to down to product level, by categories can leave me with data models containing >9MN rows loaded.

                              The report format does not change monthly, but requires me to refresh the data from the beginning every time I want to update the report.

                              Would it be possible to create a report refresh option that only updates the current data, leaving the previous data in place?

                              10 votes
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                              • Power BI Desktop, Publishing in a SharePoint Dashboard Library

                                It woul'd be great to have the option in Power BI Desktop to publish the Dashboard in a SharePoint Dashboard Library (on premise). Maybe a Webpart where i can choose the Power BI Dashboard to present it on a SharePoint Site.

                                21 votes
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                                  4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Edit Date Hierarchy

                                  Using the Matrix visualisation with a date field creates an automatic hierarchy of Year, Qtr, Mth, Day. I would like to be able to select which hierarchy levels are displayed

                                  5 votes
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                                  • create relationships on "non key" attribute and defining atribute relationship in tables

                                    When using a star scheme datawarehouse, sometimes you have tables that relate on another by using a non key attributes.
                                    It would be great if you we can, like in SSAS Multidim Cubes:
                                    - create these kind of relathionships
                                    - and define attributes relationships for each table

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Protect PC from R code.

                                      We want to protect our PC from R data source/R visual code.
                                      R code can write the files on PC, or can access the SQL Server databases.
                                      Without R code, Power BI pbix files are safe for PC.
                                      BUT with R code, not save.

                                      1 vote
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                                      • Define maximum elements in TreeMap

                                        Allow defining the maximum elements to show in a TreeMap, allowing to group all other elements in one square "Others". It would then act as a "Top X" chart and include a "Others" element to visualize the Top X weight in the whole set.

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                                        • Route on Maps (Lines Only)

                                          If its difficult make a real Routing on Maps, if there is a field with Dates, just have a option of trace lines between the dates... This will be great!

                                          10 votes
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