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  1. query folding enable/disable option

    An option to enable/disable query folding.

    51 votes
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  2. Allow the definition of ambiguous data relationships when creating data models & force the super user to select the desired relationship

    This is a feature that other BI tools like SAP provide, but PBI does not allow it.

    When creating relationships in a data model, PBI does not allow you to create an ambiguous relationship. We need to be able to create ambiguous relationships in a model. When a super user (report writer type) uses data associated with an ambiguous relationship, they should be prompted to choose the relationship they desire for their report.

    28 votes
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  3. Complete RTL support for bar, table, matrix and other charts

    RTL (Right to Left) support for bar charts, table/matrix and other related charts. A RTL sample for Arabic charts published on WorldBank at https://blogs.worldbank.org/ar/arabvoices/arab-barometer-report-perceptions-corruption-rise-across-mena

    Thank you 💛

    20 votes
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  4. Textbox vertical alignment

    It will be nice to align the text vertically in the Textbox. You can do it now only by adjusting the font size and the height of the Textbox.

    229 votes
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  5. Dataflows Direct Query

    Dataflows would be really useful if you could connect to them via DirectQuery. This would mean that we could query enormous dataflows that are not practical to load to the Data model and can make aggregate dataflows that we load to the Data model.

    Unsure if this is possible with the architecture of a Dataflow, but it could be quite handy if it is possible.

    557 votes
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  6. ADD TO MICROSOFT POWER BI AN OPTION TO INSERT ICONS IN THE SAME FORM THAT IS IN EXCEL

    Thinking about visual identity, it would be interesting to create an option to insert icons in the power bi desktop in the same way as in excel.

    13 votes
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  7. Better Handle Column Types on Load in Dimension Tables

    When you load a dimension table (say a calendar table) in Power BI desktop, there are often lots of numeric columns that are not additive. Examples include Year, Month Number, Day of Week etc. By default (unless you set the data type to text) these numeric columns will have the default aggregation behaviour set to SUM. But they are not additive (of course). It would be much better to set these (dimension numeric columns) as "do not summarize". This could be managed in various ways that would be better than the current state. eg, you could simply mark all numeric…

    208 votes
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  8. Allow 'Search' within slicer filtering for non-text attributes

    Text attributes can be 'searched' within report slicers. However, integers cannot. For example, if someone wants to quickly find and slice by a Customer Id, it is very cumbersome right now - lots of scrolling. A simple search by Customer Id (as an integer) within the slicer would make it much faster and a better user experience

    560 votes
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  9. Dax measure to show/hide visual or page

    This will be very useful, we can show/hide the visual/pages based on user login. Also custom navigation based on user login or slicer selection. There are several other possibilities as well.

    9 votes
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  10. Please add a feature where toggling between views is easy in power BI

    Suppose there are two buttons and two grid. on selection of one button i want to see one grid. this is achievable through selection pane and bookmarking in power BI. There should be direct approach to achieve the same through action button.

    Issue arises when there is another measure in the report and one filter is added to the measure , we have to update all the bookmarks again

    7 votes
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  11. Conditional formatting options

    Conditional formatting should include more options like bold, underline, italic, etc. not just font and background color.

    118 votes
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  12. Move Measures Between Tables in New Modelling View

    The new Modelling View was delivered in Nov 2018 and is fabulous. There is already a button to select all measures in a table - great. I would like to then move all the selected measures to another table, either by drag and drop or by selecting the home table in the properties list (just like you can do for formatting).

    439 votes
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  13. 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

    12 votes
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  14. diagnostic power query

    Power Query - no elevated admin rights for Diagnostic tool

    Currently the diagnostic tool needs to be run as admin. Even though I have local admin on my machine, that still doesn't work. Highly elevated rights are not common in large organisation, so can you please remove this need? You can to re-program the executable future releases and make it work for standard users with limited access rights in a locked-down environment.

    22 votes
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  15. Comprehensive theme editor is required for Desktop

    Report themes are great. For quite some time we have been able to build JSON file that describe themes. At first they were relatively simple, but have evolved to include theming options for virtually every aspect of a report.

    The September 2019 edition of Power BI Desktop introduces a massive number of additions to theming. There are now so many that simple, textual JSON file editing is now impractical. We NEED a graphical theme editor.

    Power BI Desktop itself could act as the editor with one simple feature addition. Export current visual settings to a theme file (JSON). With that,…

    34 votes
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  16. Bring Back the Quick Access Toolbar for Power BI Desktop Preview

    It was recently learned that the Quick Access Toolbar will be removed from the next public preview of the new Power BI Desktop program using the new toolbar experience. Link to Discovery ( https://twitter.com/kimmanis/status/1182753802270560258?s=20 )

    The Quick Access toolbar is needed to speed up report development. Please release the Power BI Desktop with new toolbar that includes the Quick Access Toolbar....

    See article on how it is best used today.. https://powerbi.tips/2019/07/quick-access-toolbar-for-the-win/

    27 votes
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  17. Right to left full support

    Full support for right to left language as its supported on other Microsoft products. Text alignment while using Hebrew and English together in paragraph changes the words order.
    Please add attributes for text direction and text alignment.

    21 votes
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  18. RLS it is not respecting Dax functions

    When we use Report level filters in the report it is working as expected as Dax function result but when we use RLS it is not respecting Dax('All' and few other filter functions).

    We have a report with report level filters. The report also includes Dax functions that summarize data into benchmark values that ignore the report level filters. When we apply RLS, the Dax functions no longer are able to ignore the report level filters.

    Please make sure functions should work all times.

    15 votes
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  19. "Stop Refresh" in Power BI Desktop - (Stop Refresh for Model and Visuals)

    When Power BI Desktop gets loaded with certain amount of data and 10-15 measures are created. Power BI starts to be really slow.

    It would be good to have a feature to say - "Stop Refresh"

    Once option is on, you would be allowed to create measures, visuals without immediate change. And as this change is not happening the perfromance would not be an issue anymore.

    Once you create your measures, you un-stop the model and everything get's recalculated.

    27 votes
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  20. Images should have Locked Aspect Ratio

    When I add an image to Power BI Desktop, the default setting is that the Aspect Ratio is not locked. This makes the process of scaling the image to a suitable size behave in an inconsistent way compared to (say) PowerPoint. If you turn on "lock aspect ratio", then the image scales correctly and consistently with other office applications.

    Most images should be scaled with a locked aspect ratio.

    77 votes
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