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  1. Allow the desktop client edit reports on X.powerbi.com

    I have a report I made in the web view, it would be good to be able to edit it in the desktop client.

    6 votes
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  2. Invoke function as new query

    Let me right-click a function and choose something like "Invoke as" to pass parameters and give a name to a query to be created.

    3 votes
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  3. In app formula library

    I think it would be helpful if there was some sort of formula library where if I don't know the exact syntax of a formula there would be an in-app place where I can find the syntax rather than having to look at a PDF or some other online library.

    9 votes
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  4. 3 votes
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  5. 2 votes
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  6. Filter by fields not included in the data set when pulling from SSAS in the Designer

    When pulling data in from a SSAS cube it would be nice to be able to filter the results by a certain fields, but not necessarily include those fields in the data set. This would reduce the size of the dataset coming back over the network.

    4 votes
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  7. Use Expression.Evaluate in Power Query with other formula syntax

    What would really be useful is this: to be able to tell Power Query to EVALUATE based on desired source syntax, whether it be Excel, PowerPivot (DAX) or SQL. It would work like automation, but only get the appropriate “formula” engine. Something like Expression.Evaluate(FormulaEvaluator.PowerPivotAddin(“MyDAXFormula”)).

    4 votes
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  8. Improvement areas

    1- No support for export to anywhere such as Excel and Powerpoint.
    2- No support to connect to a tabular model hosted on Azure or on-premise. Power BI app does not properly display an excel sheet that contains pivot tables and slicers.
    3- No rich formatting options such as changing column headers, wrapping.
    4- No ability to move/copy the place of a power view sheet in an excel workbook.

    It would be great if you make improvement on these areas. Thank you

    6 votes
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  9. Add measures directly in some of the views rather than back into the data source.

    We love to see the ability to add measures directly in some of the views rather than back into the data source.

    1 vote
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  10. Provide a means to distinguish between records and lists within data in a column

    Sometimes data sources such as JSON could have both records and lists within the same column. This could be because of poor data structure. Currently BI designer does not provide a means to distinguish between which cell is a list and which one is a record. column

    1 vote
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  11. Have the visualization icons colored

    As soon as we click the chart icon, we are presented with all possible visualizations possible.

    If its colored we can locate them in a snap.

    Grey icons causes fatigue

    10 votes
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  12. Query Fields <> Report Fields

    I choose a subset of columns in the Query area, but all columns show in the Report area; I am expecting them to be same as in PowerPivot.

    I am so impressed with what you are doing with this - you are going to set the competition on their heels.

    1 vote
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  13. Direct connection to web service without Excel spreadsheet?

    Direct connection from dashboard to web service?

    Is there a way, in HTML5 and JS, to create a connection to a WebService and create a chart? Especially if I do not have a spreadsheet.

    28 votes
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  14. Report tooltips are not Working for custom visuals.

    Report tool tips are not supported for custom visuals and we see this as a limitation in the below documentation.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/desktop-tooltips#limitations-and-considerations

    Please implement this feature in Power BI as many users are looking for this feature

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  15. Remove Null values from a column

    Problem statement: To hide null/redundant columns from Power BI visual (Matrix)

    Brief case: For a particular item code, there are some set of columns which are null. The requirement is to display only those columns which have at-least one value in them and hide which are completely null.

    For better understanding refer the image below
    Scenario 1: - If user selects ID=4, then column = “Mother’s name” should be hidden

    Scenario 2: - If user selects ID=3, then column = “Mother’s name” and “XYZ” should be hidden

    This should happen dynamically whenever a user selects any ID, columns which are…

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  16. Changing font size for a particular field in Matrix

    Changing font size for a particular field in Matrix

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  17. Visual level filter support for Buttons

    Since buttons have many conditional formating options now and they are affected by measures and other visuals, it is needed to assign individual visual level filters for buttons to make dynamic label and formatting changes for buttons.

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  18. Google Account Recovery Phone Number

    One can call Google Account Recovery Phone Number for recovering his/her lost password. Utilizing a familiar gadget, area or browser could be the key to recover a lost password. Each Google account user is familiar with these facts. A small portion of users needs to learn the procedure of Google account recovery. To support those users, we have come up with the techniques of recovering Gmail and Google Talk account passwords which have been examined here in basic advances.

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    Here you…

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  19. Creating a calcutaled table useful at run-time as it happens for a measure

    I think it could be useful to define a calculated table starting from an imported table with Power Query. This calculated table should affect to the filters created in a report. Moreover, it should be possible to create a relationship between the calculated table and the table to filter downstream. The behaviour of this run-time calculated table should be similar to a measure.
    The run-time calculated table could be a good tip from the point of data-modeling view, reducing the effort for the report designing.
    Thanks

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  20. undo button location

    Undo button and save button are located very close and while using touch laptops sometimes it gets saved instead of undo.

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