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  1. Power BI collaborative development

    allows multiple developers to work collaboratively on the same PBIX.

    Idea could be separate back-end (advanced editor) and fron-end (modelling and report design) or allows the possibility to merge more than one pbix.

    728 votes
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  2. Add the OneDrive and SharePoint connections as option to Open

    Please Power BI Filks, Add the OneDrive and SharePoint connections as option to Open my PBIX Files http://go.helpbi.com/addtheonedrivesharepointto_pbi

    30 votes
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  3. Allow users to set Shape Width/Height below 40 in Width/Height Well

    Power BI will let you manually size shapes down to 14 x 14. But if you try to use the Width/Height well to change size, it won't let you go below 40 if you're above, and won't let you go up from < 40 if you're below.

    There are very good reasons why we might want to go down to 14 or even lower, as per this Twitter thread:
    https://twitter.com/InsightsMachine/status/1221643437541212160

    6 votes
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  4. Organization Approved Themes

    Now that themes are out of preview and the Product Team has included themes in the Desktop tool the next thing to add to this is to have a section for organization approved themes. Since many companies have branding guidelines this would be an easy way for admins to load these themes and allow end users to pick from them to create consistency.

    288 votes
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  5. Field pane should indicate which items are used in filters

    When you select a Power BI visual the Fields pane shows ticks for all the items used in that visual. However, it doesn't show where a Visual level Filter is applied, so it's not the full story. Ideally it should also flag Page Level and Report level filters that are impacting that visual

    https://twitter.com/wynhopkins/status/1219465449798172672?s=20

    6 votes
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  6. Eraser for Search in Slicer gone if Header hidden

    if you turn off the Header for a slicer with text in the field, the eraser vanishes from the Search box so there is no way to clear it. Turning on Titles doesn't fix it either. You must leave the Header on.

    Seems like a bug.

    417 votes
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  7. Option to FORMAT() values as numbers (not strings)

    The FORMAT() function should be extremely flexible for conditionally formatting measures based on slicers and so on. But right now not even chart visuals agree with it. Please fix it? Pretty please?

    164 votes
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  8. Allow to sort the drillthrough pages

    It would be nice if allow to sort the drill through pages. Currently we cannot change the sort order of the drill through pages and they show as the page created order.

    34 votes
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  9. Add Refresh Metrics to Performance Analyzer

    It would be extremely useful if the new Performance Analyzer recorded metrics about what is going on during a report Refresh. We could really use some insight on what's happening during:
    - 'Evaluating...'
    - 'Creating connection in model...'
    - 'Waiting for other queries...'
    - 'Loading data to model...'

    How long are queries taking to Evaluate or Load? What 'other queries' are you waiting on? Why is Evaluating taking so long?

    Refresh performance is by far our biggest bottleneck and it's very difficult to analyze so this would be a very welcome addition.

    24 votes
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  10. Deleting/copying/moving mutliple pages at once

    Allow for deletion/movement/selection of multiple pages at once, as you are able to in Excel. This is critical on reports that need to be revamped.

    88 votes
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  11. Keep banded row style when changing field formatting background in matrix

    When using the "Field formatting" section for a matrix, changing the background color of a field changes it for every row - even when the rest of the matrix is "banded style" or "alternating colors". This can be desirable in many cases.

    But what I would LOVE is if you could change a field's background and alternating background, to keep the banded style while still distinguishing that column from the others.

    I've also had someone suggest that adding a transparency setting to the color setting, that would then overlay the existing background, would do the trick!

    16 votes
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  12. Single Select slicers should have option to single select OR select everything

    For Slicers in "Multi-select with CTRL" mode AND the Select All option, that Select All option should work exactly as the Clear Selections option does that appears as a pop-up option in the Slicer header.

    But it doesn't. Instead:
    After "Clear All", if users click 1 item, only 1 item is selected. Good.

    After "Select All", if users click 1 item, N - 1 items are selected. They multi-selected without CTRL, but didn't want this.

    Clicking the Select All option puts the slicer into "Multiselect without CTRL" mode.

    That "Multi-select with CTRL" option should mean that the user HAS to…

    3 votes
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  13. Protect .PBIX with password

    Allow to protect a pbix file with a password.

    180 votes
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  14. Advanced Filtering option for Date fields should NOT ask for Time as an input.

    Currently, Advanced Filtering option for Date fields displays the time option even when we use a date field for filtering. Even though the default value of time is 12 AM, users find it unnecessary to have that option as the field is of type "Date" and not "DateTime".
    This is very confusing to the users. It should appear only when a DateTime field is used for filtering.

    5 votes
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  15. Slicer to Change Chart Legends

    Wouldn't it be nice if users could change the legend on a chart?

    I would like to request a vanilla slicer that works something like regular slicer or Chiclet slicer which could control the Legend field on a selected visual.

    The developer would just have to make sure that only the charts he wants the slicer to affect are set to be modified by this slicer.

    We can take this a bit further. Why not just have a slicer that can control fields in selected visuals? That would be awesome, as it
    would allow developers to condense what might normally…

    6 votes
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  16. Support excel workbooks encrypted using Azure Information Protection

    Power BI throws "corrupted data" error once we try to import the excel sheet which is marked as "Internal" under AIP.
    Please support this feature.

    7 votes
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  17. Simplify conditional formatting options for Less than and Greater than

    The conditional formatting user interface is very confusing if you want to do a simple less than or greater than. e.g less than zero red flag, greater than zero green flag.

    Please add a switch at the top to do a simple less than, equal to , greater than scenario

    I wrote an article with screenshots here... (it covers Excel at the start but goes on to show the problem with Power BI)

    ttps://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-use-icons-sets-power-bi-excel-wyn-hopkins

    6 votes
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  18. Menu for current file options in start screen

    Include a menu in the Power BI start screen in wich can select the options for current file

    9 votes
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  19. Edit Interactions to include Filter Pane

    Expand the Edit Interactions functionality to include the new Filter Pane Visual/Page/Report filters.

    eg I would be able to pre-filter the values for just the Page Level Filters from a slicer.

    Currently, no visuals affect the Filter Pane items. So this would be a big improvement in usability for the Filter Pane.

    24 votes
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  20. Allow tooltip to visually identify which series has triggered it

    Tooltips are a great interactive feature, but if you have a visual with a field in Legend, then it can be hard to determine quickly which item in the tooltip list corresponds to which point on a visual.

    It would be real handy to have the series name in a tooltip visually indicate that this is the series that the user is hovering over. (Or perhaps has filtered on)

    4 votes
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