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  1. I love powerbi, but am trying to link up Cortana and it requires a PERSONAL MICROSOFT ACCOUNT. I'll pass.

    Have Microsoft let Cortana query out data through powerbi with just an office365 account. I'm not going to force my users to put a personal Microsoft account on their machines in order to use Cortana to process powerbi data.

    3 votes
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  2. Add the ability to use FILTERS in "Get Data" in Power BI Desktop.

    Today, the only way to add a filter to the GET DATA process in Power BI is to enter a custom query. that means that it is impossible to access large datasets without timing out because the "tagging fields" process pulls back too much data without a filter. Can you add the ability to use filters in the wizard, as you can now in Power Pivot, Tabular, and in Excel in the data designer wizard, into the Power BI Desktop app?

    1 vote
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  3. Olap functions

    Power BI Desktop should include OLAP functions like calculation Running SUM, Running Total in View

    4 votes
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  4. Power BI Designer Connection to existing real-time Power BI data sets.

    I would like to be able to use Power BI Designer with the data sets that have been automatically created by Azure Stream Analytics. Either this, or the browser based report editor experience embedded in Power BI needs to be the same as is available in the Power BI Designer. I don't mind which.

    24 votes
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  5. Desktop Vs Cloud

    Microsoft is creating 2 version for each software. Ex:
    Outlook and Outlook365.

    Now you want to do the same with Power BI.

    this is a good idea but when I login into Outlook on my desktop I can see what I have on Outlook365. With Power BI is not the same.

    Try to make it the same, please

    5 votes
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  6. Add new default functions to metrics n the visualization page

    The default functions for metrics in the value fields on the visualization page is currently supported for sum, average, max min etc. but other standard functions like running total, percent of total etc. are still missing. Compared with other software and eg. Excel this is a set back as end users won't be able to quickly implement these kind of functions if they dont know DAX.

    2 votes
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  7. Feature parity for the Power BI web and desktop apps.

    The desktop and web apps look identical at first glance but they offer different features. It would be better to either differentiate the two more clearly from a branding POV or have the web app only offer a subset of the desktop app (assuming the desktop app is supposed to offer the most advanced functionality).

    1 vote
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  8. Image Slicer In Desktop App.

    It would be awesome if there was a way to have an image slicer visualization capability in the Desktop App. (like PowerView's image slicer)

    4 votes
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  9. Highlighting only suitable charts based on fields chosen

    We have lot of charts in the right hand pane. Based on some intelligence highlighting of fewer charts helps users a lot

    2 votes
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  10. Design Best Practices Analyzer

    A great design tool is still only as good as the designer. Fortunately the industry has well established design best practices for charts/reports/dashboards (e.g. Stephen Few, Edward Tufte). A Design Best Practices Analyzer could examine a design recommend changes to improve its utility and readability. For example: are colors used to represent categories consistently across charts? Are grid lines used to support value comparison? Is the use of ineffective visualizations (e.g. pie charts) minimized. Are quantitative scales present for appropriate axes? Do scales start at zero for bar charts? etc.

    14 votes
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  11. Add ability to view changes done to Query

    When changes are done to a query (in Advanced Editor or in UI), it would be nice to undo some steps. Also would be nice to view the history of all changes and revert some changes

    2 votes
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  12. A canvas that can be split and have its parts filled with controls

    Dragging the controls provides layout flexibility but different computers displays cause controls to overlay one another in unintended ways. A split canvas could provide scrolls and organize space better.

    2 votes
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  13. Open Power BI report(.PBIX) through Excel

    Let me re-open a PBIX file in Excel

    47 votes
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    Hi, and thanks for the feedback! We would really struggle to do this as we expect the Designer to always be ahead of Excel in terms of available functionality. We’re releasing updates to the Designer every month, so you’d not be able to open those in Excel. We can reconsider this in future if there’s lots of support for it!

  14. Filter for hierarchy data

    Not sure if its Available, so asking, can the filter Designed/used as Tree view for easily navigating Hierarchical data..Say,Year-->Quarter-->Month etc

    8 votes
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  15. Disable visualization types based on selected fields

    Disabling some visualizations based on selected fields will make it obvious - and avoid confusion - for the users that a particular type can't be used for the selected data. For example, if I select month and sales, map control can be disabled.

    3 votes
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  16. Less padding on Visual borders when modifying them

    Less padding on Visual borders (when manipulating)

    4 votes
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  17. mix requests on Dynamics CRM for test purpose

    Hi, to be sure to get consistent data against several table, we now need to merge to requests.
    But for big tables such as customers and a custom entity called "transactions", I would rather test my data by telling powerbi to download transactions only when there is already a downloaded Customer. That would allow me to download only 200 customers for test reasons and then get the related records (sur as transaction or opportunities ...). What do you think ?

    2 votes
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  18. We have a request function for Power BI Designer.

    We have a request function for Power BI Designer

    Request function: VBA Automation like Excel VBA

    We would like to edit "pbix file" automatically by PBI Designer.
    
    

    For example,
    step1:
    We would make "foo.pbix" by PowerBI Desingner.
    This "foo.pbix" have filter setting.
    The setting is [storecode='AAA']

    step2:
    Then, We would make "bar.pbix" automatically by PowerBI Desingner as follows.
    ・In the document-open-event method,
    we would like to change the filter like
    [storecode='AAA'] -> [storecode='BBB']
    Also we would like to save this "foo.pbix" as new file "bar.pbix"
    in the document-open-event method.

    Of course, we are not stick to VBA.
    It is OK…

    20 votes
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  19. Global legend for measures in report view.

    Usually when I create a report I have many charts 3-10 but only 1-3 measures. It would be nice to have chance to display measure legend only once per report. This legend could be at bottom under all charts or right after all charts or left or top etc.

    2 votes
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  20. Color Change option on graphs, Text tool for typing on report & Export Option

    Firstly i would like to thank to developers, used Power BI Designer for last few days and really get my things done easier. There's some few important suggestions


    1. Need a text tool to type the comments on report.


    2. Insert image option.


    3. Export to PDF, Jpeg, Png or as ppt.


    4. Color change feature for graphs.


    2 votes
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