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  1. KPI Customization (Font Size)

    Need to be able to change the font size on the KPI tool. A stoplight visualization is needed most, but a set font size on the KPI tool makes it very limited regarding usability and alternate solutions.

    626 votes
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    71 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Allow admins to control which users' identities are exposed in per-user usage metrics

    Usage metrics now expose per-user information - i.e. the names of the users that are accessing dashboards and reports.

    Allow admins control which users' names and info are picked up by the feature. In other words, admins can choose to "anonymize" certain sets of users so that their names do not appear in usage metrics.

    27 votes
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    started  ·  0 comments  ·  Adoption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Export to Power Point

    Export / Print Reports from web to Power Point

    228 votes
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    started  ·  29 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Connection to Common Data Service (CDS)

    Please create a data connection to CDS as a data source. This is the database model behind PowerApps

    67 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Amanda Cofsky responded

    Thanks for your interest in this connector! With this update of the Power BI Desktop, there is now a preview of the PowerApps Common Data Service connector. You can read more about the preview here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-february-feature-summary/#cds

    Once the Common Data Service team expands the number of people with access to the connector to everyone, we will remove the “beta” tag and close the suggestion as completed.

  5. Improve customs visuals quality

    On the one hand, custom visuals are great. Thanks to the engaged community we have new visualizations.

    On the other hand, those visuals are buggy, unoptimized, not fully integrated, lacking functionality and sometimes of poor visual quality.

    Hope the PowerBI team picks up on the shortcomings and improves them or release their own official versions.

    Please vote ;)

    189 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Tzvi Keisar responded

    We are investing to constantly improve the custom visuals and the platform. performance, reliability, feature-set, etc.
    Most visuals are maintained by the community, and we encourage them to improve. recently the custom visuals gallery was migrated to the Office store, where reviews and ratings are available, so I encourage you to go and review visuals and ask for features directly from the developers.
    You can also use the dedicated community site to suggest ideas: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Custom-Visuals-Ideas/idb-p/CustomVisualsIdeas

  6. Persisting default selections for different users

    We need the ability to persist at dashboard-level different selections for different users so that when these users refresh, they do not have to reselect all the filters for the displayed charts.

    Scenario: After sharing the dashboard with multiple people, each person will want to monitor the dashboard using their own values for some of the dashboard filters (for example, for pinned live pages, there may be multiple filters/slicers for each page). Currently, a user needs to reselect those filters each time after refresh (if he wants to choose something different than the default dashboard configuration), which is very inconvenient,…

    93 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for the feedback! We are now working on a way to persist your last state on report pages. This will essentially remember all your filter and slicer states, so you don’t have to re-select everything once you navigate away or refresh the page. For our first rev of this feature (targeted release Q4 CY 2017), it will only be available on report pages. We will plan on support live tiles in the future.

  7. Closer integration with Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs

    Power BI/Cognitive Services combination could be a killer app but it needs to be made more accessible.

    There are third party documented methods for accessing Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs from Power BI but the process is a little convoluted and does not work for asynchronous APIs such as Text Analytics Topic API.

    My suggestion would be to add an "Analytics" tab to list the available cognitive services.

    Integration of Power BI sign-ins and Cognitive Services sign-ins would also be handy.

    14 votes
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    0 comments  ·  AI and Machine Learning  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Custom Tooltips on Hover

    Custom "tooltips" when hovering over a point on a visual. Month after month, I am required to offer Analysis & Actions narrative for how we're performing. It would be nice to see this by hovering over a point on a visual rather than take up valuable real estate with a text box.

    225 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 1,094 votes
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    76 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Commentary option

    If you could give readers of a report or dashboard the opportunity to comment on the figures they see, it would add enormous value.

    153 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. allow url from one column to be specified as hyperlink for another column

    Suppose that I have a table that holds product information. One particular column (column A) has a URL value that points to the product page, while another column (column B) holds the product name.

    What I am suggesting is that we could customise a model so the URL of column A could be used to make column B (the product name) a hyperlink.

    This way if we present a table that in Power BI that shows product names, the product names would be clickable as a hyperlink. Then clicking on the hyperlink would open a browser window, which would show…

    236 votes
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    19 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Amanda Cofsky responded

    We’ve started the work to allow you to conditionally format a column as a URL based on a value from another column.

  12. Create new dataset from R by doing calculations on data loaded in PowerBI already

    The current R data connector forces you to pull data into R directly from the source (CSV, etc.) in order to run calculations and have the results show up as a PowerBI dataset. It would be very useful to be able to do R calculations from data sources already pulled into PowerBI instead, and then create a new data source from those.

    42 votes
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    started  ·  2 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Transfer of ownership of created dashboards

    It would be great if there was an option to tranfer ownership of created reports and dashboards. This way, work would not have to be duplicated if the original creator was to leave the company/change roles/etc.

    935 votes
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    started  ·  55 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Allow R functions to transform data before graphing.

    Let custom R script modify current tables, and let the result set be returned back into PowerBI's charting capabilities. This is similar to the idea of having custom SQL statements as filters for your data source. Having R functions modifying your data before graphing is even more powerful.

    38 votes
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    started  ·  2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Slicer Hierarchy

    Dragging a hierarchy into a report and change it to slicer... can we get a slicer with hierarchy (collapsible/expandable)?

    1,730 votes
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    107 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone. With the February release of Power BI Desktop we’ve released a Preview of this feature! You can add multiple fields to the slicer and use expand/collapse to drill through the values in the hierarchy.

    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-february-2020-feature-summary/#_Hierarchical_slicer

    We’d love to hear your feedback on it – please add comments to the thread here if there’s other things you’d like us to add.

    Thanks again for voting and giving us feedback!

  16. Need usage metrics on organizational content packs

    People who publish organizational content packs need to know who is using them, who has personalized them. Also the IT organization of a company needs to know this for all content packs published to their Power BI tenant

    129 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Nick Caldwell responded

    Yep, I think people will enjoy usage monitoring for individual reports and dashboards as well.

  17. SSRS Reports for drill down into detailed reports

    I think using SSRS type of reports to show detailed information that make up measures dispalayed on the dashboard would be useful. Currently I do that in performance point using actions from my tabular models. I think if that was included this would be a full replacement to performance point.

    1,014 votes
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    25 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Report Filter Doesn't Save

    I am not sure if this is known or not but with the recent report filter coming in, it doesn't save the filter when you exit out of the report unlike the page filters which save.

    If this is intentional would it be possible to have the option to save this filter.

    41 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Ability to add Feedback or Questions on Dashboard

    Would be great if we had a notes area of the Dashboard for people to leave comments or questions about the content on the Dashboard. Same would be true for the PowerView Reports, except have them rollup in the Dashboard area.

    649 votes
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    52 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Failed auto-refresh should not cancel the refresh schedule

    Currently if auto-refresh fails, the refresh schedule is disabled meaning IT has to go in and re-enable the schedule for each data connection after any ill-timed service outage. Sadly, the schedule is also disabled silently so unless IT checks in on the dashboard they have no way of knowing refresh is turned off.

    194 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Mini Nair responded

    As mentioned before, we’ll still disable refresh if we notice that refresh fails consistently, but this time we’ll send you an email to inform you why we turned off refresh.

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