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  1. 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.

    62 votes
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  2. Changing the layout of the slicer search box

    I would be happy if I could change the layout of the slicer search box.
    -The display size of the search box can be changed.
    -You can change the size of the characters entered in the search.
    -Character color can also be selected.

    3 votes
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  3. Export Bookmarks

    It would be usefull if i could export all the current bookmarks into a new .pbix. Like the theme export with the .json file.
    Today i have to redo every bookmark...

    3 votes
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  4. change detection with Import Mode

    With April 2020 update, we have Change Detection feature for only Direct Query reports. However, it will be extremely helpful to have it for Import mode reports too. So, if I have a report on my premium capacity that refreshes every 30 mins, I can instead set it to use "Change Detection" and refresh only when it detects a change in data.

    4 votes
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  5. PLEASE ALLOW TO REVERT BACK TO THE DARK MODE - POWER BI Desktop

    PLEASE ALLOW TO REVERT BACK TO THE DARK MODE - POWER BI Desktop. (Our users are complaining)

    43 votes
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  6. Selection Pane Show/Hide buttons need to be more easily visually distinguishable

    With large numbers of objects in a dashboard, it can be difficult to easily scan and identify which are hidden and which are not in the Show/Hide pane, because the only difference between the icons is a diagonal line.

    I would like to see either the same icons as PowerPoint used (with a dash for hidden, eye for visible) and/or highlighting of the visible ones by making them appear backlit.

    8 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?

    244 votes
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  8. Serial No in Visual Table

    In Power BI Table and Matrix visual, there is a need for an option to add a serial no. This is pretty useful to refer to which record number people are looking at. User can use Rank, but they might not have a unique rank always

    2 votes
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  9. Add Warning Box when choosing Sort By Column

    Applying a sort order column requires certain DAX measures to then be amended to include this sort order column.

    https://www.sqlbi.com/articles/side-effects-in-dax-of-the-sort-by-column-setting/

    A Warning Box would be great to flag this potential issue
    https://twitter.com/wynhopkins/status/1176405396908474372?s=20

    23 votes
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  10. "Include in report refresh" doesn't work when query is referenced

    Unchecking "Include in report refresh" is supposed to stop refreshing the query, yet if you reference that query in another query (something you'd do if you wanted to hold a local cache of the static data not to be refreshed), it disregards the setting and refreshes it again. Clearly a bug. Please fix.

    Here's another mention of this from https://www.thebiccountant.com/2017/01/11/incremental-load-in-powerbi-using-dax-union/: "...unintuitive behaviour of queries which have been set to “Don’t include in Report Refresh”: As a standalone-query, they will behave as expected and not refresh. But once you reference them by a separate query or within an append-operation, they…

    1 vote
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  11. Configuração da Escala Coluna Y

    No gráfico de colunas agrupadas e linha (talvez se aplique a outros também) seria interessante ter a opção de configurar a escala dos valores da coluna Y. Por exemplo, num range de 0 a 100 eu gostaria que o gráfico exibisse linha de grade de 5 em 5.
    0 -5 -10 -15 -20 -25...

    In the grouped columns and row chart (maybe apply to others as well) it would be interesting to have the option to set the scale of the values of column Y. For example, in a range from 0 to 100 I'd like the chart to display…

    2 votes
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  12. External Advanced Editor

    The Advanced Editor is very limited. Perhaps it is a good idea to let people use their own preferred editor, for example Notepad++ or Visual Studio Code.

    2 votes
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  13. Replace fields in field well

    At the moment you can only add or remove fields from the field well. When you have a chart with formatting configured on a field and you want to use a different field you can only add the new field and then you have to re-apply all the formatting. It would be great if you could drag and drop the new field on top of an existing field and preserve the formatting.

    8 votes
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  14. Intellisense / Autocomplete for adding measures/columns into visualization data fields

    If a model has a large number of available columns or measures, it is inefficient to search for them in the Fields pane and drag them into data fields. Add intellisense / autocomplete inside visualization data fields, allow users to type and have autocompleted fields to add.

    2 votes
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  15. Matrix formatting

    I was excited last year when expression based formatting was announced, but there seems to have been little update on this over the last few months.
    This is important for financial reporting where we need rows with different number formats/bold/italics/borders. All possible with dimension columns telling the visual how to behave.
    I know about the profitbase visual and it is fantastic, but it would be good for lots of reasons if tables and matrixes had this functionality as core ms matrix functionality. This could then be applied to non accounting matrixes as well.
    So idea is expand on formatting options…

    3 votes
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  16. Add a Design Ideas Button like PowerPoint

    PowerPoint has a Design Ideas button that you click and it suggests different layouts. Would be cool to have the same thing in Power BI desktop

    17 votes
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  17. Publish Reports Directly to the Service with Power BI Desktop

    Currently Power BI Desktop works with PBIX files saved to a local file system only. The files can be uploaded or published directly by the Desktop.

    Saving to the file on the file system in many cases may be unnecessary, and in some cases even counterproductive. Power BI Desktop should be able to publish directly to the Power BI service without having to first save a file locally. It should also be able to open and edit reports (and data models) directly from the service.

    This behaviour would be consistent with Power BI Report Builder.

    4 votes
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  18. Having Conditional formatting in Card Visuals.

    We are missing Conditional Formatting - Icons in Card, which we have in Table or Matrix. If this option is available in cards showing icons like Up Arrow, Down Arrow, would be great useful to show YoY, QoQ % in finance reporting

    2 votes
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  19. 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.

    129 votes
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  20. 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

    32 votes
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