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  1. Configuration-Data import/export between web and PBI desktop

    Usually we do first report and dashboard on PBI desktop and publishing to web. Then we continute to do all new things create on web- new dashboards, new report pages, new visuals etch. But, if we want to make some changes to data source or report and republish it to web, it will clear all before created dashboards, reports and visuals settings.
    I think, it will very important thing - if we can import/export all elements from web to PBI desktop and back way.
    Thank you!

    8 votes
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  2. Charts Data Sorting With Non Numeric/Date Fields On X-Axis

    At present there is an inconsistent behavior in the way the data is sorted in PowerBI charts. We have a multidimensional cube that has "User count" as measure which needs to be sliced over calendar dimension. When we drag an attribute such as “Month Name” (for which sort key is Monthkey in the cube) on x-axis and measure on values then by default the data in the chart is sorted by the measure instead of MonthKey. if we use “Date” attribute on X-axis instead of Month then we see the data is sorted by default on date. In case of…

    6 votes
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  3. When will the KPI Red/Yellow/Green Indicators be available on PowerBI Desktop?

    KPI Red/Yellow/Green Indicators were available in the old version. With the new PowerBI Desktop this feature is not available anymore. Will the Red/Yellow/Green Indicators be added back to PowerBI Desktop? If so When? This was marked as completed however it has not been completed. Since it is closed is anyone looking at the new comments stating the issue should still be open?

    7 votes
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  4. On Click filter for Custom Visualization

    On Click filter for Custom Visualization is not working. I have created the Word cloud and trying to click and word for filtering other charts of the report. But it is not working at all....If you could add this feature it would be really helpful.

    2 votes
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  5. Group Measures and Columns

    I would like to group like measures and columns together. With a large database I may have up to a hundred measures and 20 columns and it would be easier to put them into groups like Product Data, Ranking, $ Volume, etc...

    103 votes
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  6. It would be great if you could click a series (filter) on a particular page and have it applied across pages.

    It would be great if you could click a series (filter) on a particular page and have it applied across pages.

    This wouldn't be a set Report Level filter, but rather a simple click that affects data sets across pages.

    9 votes
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  7. Data Label Alias

    It would be very beneficial to be able to create "aliases" for data labels, without having to change the actual data values. Aka a shortcode for long names. As we dont have the ability to move/edit the labels themselves. Eg: A pie chart with a long name gets cut off, and if there is the same prefix, then both the legend and the label are useless.

    141 votes
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  8. Can you allow us to name the tabs in the desktop powerbi?

    Can you allow us to name the tabs in PowerBI desktop?

    1 vote
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  9. Heatmap in map visual

    A heatmap option in the map visual would be very helpfull

    9 votes
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  10. On Start window of Desctop App there is an misspelling

    There is a misspelling start window of desctop app insted of "Загрузка отчётов" there is "Загрузка оуётов". It would be great to fix that)

    1 vote
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  11. Ability to group/to cluster and to fix/to pin/to lock visuals in the report view of Power BI Desktop

    Add the ability to group/to cluster and to fix/to pin/to lock visuals in the report view of Power BI Desktop, so that it isn't possible to destroy the report layout by moving the visuals.

    8 votes
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  12. Allow Bi-Directional filtering for DirectQuery reports

    The dropdown for bi-directional filtering is disabled on DirectQuery reports. This makes reporting on star schemas difficult.

    48 votes
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  13. Quick fix - Pin tiles while on report so we can explore the data when deciding what and how to publish

    This has to be a quick fix, and is a major heartache to my team.
    Are you tired to grab the tiles when you are actually trying to explore the data in desktop? to my team this happens (SIMPLY TOO OFTEN) because we use power BI desktop to explore the data before settling on something to publish.

    1 vote
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  14. Autofill first argument of merging with the selected column field name

    When I am merging two tables, it is easier t o navigate to the field I want to click on and then click the merge button.

    It would be good to autofill the first argument of the merge wizard with the field that I have highlighted before I click the merge button.

    Selecting fields in the wizard popup box is too small otherwise.

    0 votes
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  15. Excel 2016 version

    Allow Excel 2016 to run the latest version of Power Query.

    You can do this in 2010 and 2016 using the Power Query plugin.

    I recently updated to Excel 2016 and seems the Get Data Power Query is a few months behind on features and performance.

    1 vote
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  16. Add Filter option in Data View

    Adding Filter option in Data View will be a great help.

    9 votes
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  17. Customizing Filters with Some Default selected value

    Customizing filter for default selection is good to have feature. For Example, if month is displayed in filter, so allowing filter to select Current month automatically will be a great add on feature.

    34 votes
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  18. Calculated field support image url

    If the measure / calculated field would support image urls you could do quick and dirty KPI based on a DAX expression

    Indicator = IF(SUM ( Dashboard[Lead Paid Count]) < 100, "https://redarrow.png", "https://greenarrow.png"))

    43 votes
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  19. Edit Date Hierarchy

    Using the Matrix visualisation with a date field creates an automatic hierarchy of Year, Qtr, Mth, Day. I would like to be able to select which hierarchy levels are displayed

    9 votes
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  20. Allow sharing with others outside work domain

    I work as a consultant for others that are outside my business domain, and I'd like to be able to share my Power BI reports with different individuals. It appears that they can only be included if they have an account on my business domain.

    12 votes
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