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  1. 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.

    623 votes
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    51 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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.

    157 votes
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    15 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.

  3. Allow Power BI Designer to open a Dataset or Report published in online Power BI repository

    If you setup a data source using the Power BI Analysis Services Connector that shows up in the Power BI online Dataset repository you should allow the use of that dataset directly from the Power BI Designer.

    This will allow you to publish reports using the already shared dataset and it also gives you a better experience querying a tabular data source then the Power BI Designer does now when connecting directly to the tabular instance.

    I would say this should also apply to any other 3rd party data source created there for the likes GitHub, Salesforce, etc.

    You should…

    262 votes
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    22 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Fetiye responded

    We are currently working on the support to re-open pbix files from desktop.

  4. Need a way to test a dashboard before releasing to production.

    Need a way to test a dashboard (some sort of a dev environment) before releasing (to production environment). This is especially critical in enterprise settings, where any change to the dashboard will likely have large business impact affecing a large number of people.

    371 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Nick Caldwell responded

    We’re doing several improvements to the overall manageability, collaborative authoring, and organization of dashboards/reports. Having a pre-release test environment is a key component of the forward roadmap.

  5. Provide sort for line graphs

    The sort feature is not available on line graphs, therefore visualising date charts is almost impossible the data is only displayed in volume descending order. I've had a customer turn away purely because they prefer line charts to bar charts...

    79 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. MS Access

    MS Access is also a key data source. Power BI should be able to connect to the same. Access allows to create consolidated files from various data sources into one table which then can contain valuable data and business insight.

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

    Hi,
    we are working on supporting MS Access as data source that can be refreshed from.

    You can today connect to Access from Power Query or the Power BI Designer and build reports, dashboards on it. Soon we’ll also release the capability to refresh these reports from within Power BI.

  7. 8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Romi Koifman responded

    Hi,
    The initial phase of this capability is already available in the latest release of Power BI apps.

    We are still working on improving the experience.
    Stay tuned!

  8. R Integration can be enables for Predective Analytics

    Power Bi should enable R Integration which is the best for Predictive Analytics now-a-days

    21 votes
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  9. 47 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Bing Ads

    Pull advertising data from the Bing Ads platform for campaign management, keyword analytics etc.

    140 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Web session timeout drops in-progress work

    Persist in-progress dashboards across web session timeouts.

    11 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Tell me what I can ask

    When I connect to a new data source and don't really know the structure of the data, I have no idea what questions I can ask. I should get some suggestions or a list of what fields are in the data, etc.

    77 votes
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    started  ·  3 comments  ·  Q&A  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Create a simple report as a Tile

    It'd be great if it's possible to create a report as Tile to display KPI.

    18 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Julie Zhu responded

    Hi Nitayaruk. Thanks for making a suggestion. To help us understand better your need, did you want to pin a report visual (e.g. a table) with KPI in it to the dashboard, or did you want to pin a report page? Either way, we have started the work. Let us know if you were looking for something else.

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