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  1. 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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  2. Possible to import Power BI Desktop models (Power Pivot) to SSAS Tabular

    Power BI Desktop models need to be available for import to SSAS Tabular.

    14 votes
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  3. Set transparency for colors in Power BI

    Being able to set transparency for Colors. RGBA or equivalent is extremely critical visualization tool. This is very helpful when you want to layer visualizations on top of each other. Ex. Layer an image on top of a text box. Layer different parts of an area chart. Layer a combo chart. This is a basic

    454 votes
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  4. Measures Dialog Box

    Please add something like the Manage Calculated Fields button in PowerPivot where we could go and see ALL Measures we've created for a specific Data Model. So we can have one place that consolidates all regardless of what table they could be found in.

    7 votes
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  5. Use Composite Joins in Manage Relationships Setup

    It is common to need to join tables based on more than one field (ie: Company + Customer No or Document No + Document Line No). Currently a custom field has to be added to both tables in the model in the Power BI Desktop that joins the fields together into a single field. It would be nice if the Manage Relationships window would simply allow more than 1 field to be used in a join as thisi is a very common need.

    251 votes
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. add connection from Cloud to Power designer

    The possibility of connecting desktop "Power BI Designer" to SQL Server Analysis Services through Connector for Analysis Services in the cloud .
    Change the connection to the existing reports in Power BI (in the Cloud)

    2 votes
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  10. Modelling on PowerBI dataset that was produced from an Azure Stream Analytics output

    I am looking for the ability to model based on the PowerBI dataset from an Azure Stream Analytics PowerBI sink. Couple of use cases for this - ASA only supports 14 aggregations per job but I have a need for 75 aggregations, so I create 6 separate ASA jobs each of which create a subset of these aggregations. Now I need to stitch all these aggregations into a single report.
    2. ASA only provides blob store for reference data whereas I have some reference data in my Sql Azure DB. I can process the blobs with ASA, and sink to…

    28 votes
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  11. Data Tables for Bar Charts

    Would be nice to include data tables on bar charts (Excel Style Charts). This was sort of a pain to do with Reporting Services. So it would be nice to include that functionality here.
    Link to example: http://lh4.ggpht.com/-Al9qTVn_JIg/UI8zLk7yUdI/AAAAAAAAEbg/_X8dK3OHasM/s1600-h/1-Charts-with-Excel-style-data-table.jpg

    13 votes
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  12. 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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  13. Matrix - Sort rows by value (asc or desc)

    There is currently no customisation for sorting of matrices. Please copy existing Excel functionality to sort by row name or by value fields ascending or descending.

    276 votes
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  14. Power Query windows 8

    Have power query work in Windows 8, 10 with UAC enabled so the live tiles and metro apps work!!!

    1 vote
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  15. 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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  16. Add a little color to the columns

    Current layout is very 'less is more' which is fine - very .. Jonathan Ive-like (oops - apple). However there is so much more room for subtle information.

    e.g. Which colums are 'changed' to a specific type, which ones are 'Any'. Which column does the currently selected step in the recipe affect.
    What are date columns, number columns. Which columns have errors in them. Etc.

    Don't make it a loud smorgassboard/overflow of information, but there is so much more room than actually used

    2 votes
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  17. Power Query for Microsoft Access!

    Sometimes I need to transform data utilizing power query and then upload or link from excel into MS access.
    It would be very helpful if we could have this tool in Microsoft Access as well

    88 votes
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  18. Power Query should provide analysis of data in a column

    Power Query should provide data on what type of data is in a specific column. For instance if you have a data that has a number of some type it should say " The Column contains decimals out to the 10th place or something along those lines to enable the user to make informed decisions about how to format the data.

    1 vote
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  19. Less padding on Visual borders when modifying them

    Less padding on Visual borders (when manipulating)

    4 votes
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  20. field of "duration" type

    is it possible to add support for "duration" data type in the report view as in Power Query?

    795 votes
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