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  1. Keep banded row style when changing field formatting background in matrix

    When using the "Field formatting" section for a matrix, changing the background color of a field changes it for every row - even when the rest of the matrix is "banded style" or "alternating colors". This can be desirable in many cases.

    But what I would LOVE is if you could change a field's background and alternating background, to keep the banded style while still distinguishing that column from the others.

    I've also had someone suggest that adding a transparency setting to the color setting, that would then overlay the existing background, would do the trick!

    14 votes
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  2. Protect .PBIX with password

    Allow to protect a pbix file with a password.

    163 votes
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  3. One single schedule task for sequential refresh of both Dataflows + Dataset

    The biggest thing that I’m missing is the ability to schedule a Dataflow, plus a Dataset (without Premium capacity). Now you can schedule both separately, but not in an automated sequential way.

    https://ssbipolar.com/2018/11/24/whats-missing-from-power-bi-dataflows/

    104 votes
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  4. Disable visual highlighting and interactions

    When clicking on certain elements of a visual, I can control the interaction this selection has on other visuals within the report, but I was wondering if there is the ability to completely disable the clickability of a visual? I don't want the end users to be able to click on the visual at all, so neither the selected visual or other visuals would be highlighted? Tooltips should still be viewable on hover.

    This feature should be available for use in both service and desktop.

    More information on the unsuccessful attempts people have made trying to achieve this with graphs/charts…

    422 votes
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  5. Add Refresh Metrics to Performance Analyzer

    It would be extremely useful if the new Performance Analyzer recorded metrics about what is going on during a report Refresh. We could really use some insight on what's happening during:
    - 'Evaluating...'
    - 'Creating connection in model...'
    - 'Waiting for other queries...'
    - 'Loading data to model...'

    How long are queries taking to Evaluate or Load? What 'other queries' are you waiting on? Why is Evaluating taking so long?

    Refresh performance is by far our biggest bottleneck and it's very difficult to analyze so this would be a very welcome addition.

    19 votes
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  6. 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.

    44 votes
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  7. Disable 'Analyze in Excel' at the Workspace Level

    Disabling 'Analyze in Excel' at the Report and Tenant level is available as an Admin, but not at the Workspace level. Ideally, as an Admin, we should be able to control this capability NOT just at the tenant/report level.

    Use case would be when we have various customer groups that have requirements to disable this functionality but do not want to have to lock down the reports (report by report) or at the Tenant level, which impacts all users within Power BI.

    37 votes
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  8. Give users the ability to share a personal bookmark or filtered view from an app

    Users want to easily share a link that will take others to the exact view they are looking at. Workspace versions of reports allow for sharing with filters, now we really need the same thing for Apps. Workarounds exist (commenting, editing URL, etc), but they are not great or easy for our users. We can share report level bookmark links, but not personal bookmarks.

    12 votes
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  9. Notify me when credentials for scheduled refresh expire

    Today, 10-15 of my scheduled refreshes for both datasets and dataflows failed because the credentials cached in the PowerBI service for SharePoint expired. It took only a few minutes to renew those credentials, but several hours to re-refresh the dataflows (they all hit the same source, and time out if fired at once. They are scheduled for staggered refresh). If I had been notified by email before the refreshes failed instead of after, I could have easily renewed the credentials in question.

    Note that my user account/password did not change. The access token stored by PBI merely expired.

    37 votes
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  10. Rename fields on the new filter pane

    Ability to rename fields on the fielter pane just like on visuals

    105 votes
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  11. SAP HANA 2.0: Display Calculation Views in HDI-Containers

    In SAP HANA 2.0, Database Views reside in so-called HDI-Containers. Power BI Desktop (PBIRS) shows empty Containers (database schemes) but not the Calculation VIews inside.
    The old Calculation VIews from HANA 1.0 are visible.

    So please extend the connector for SAP HANA (relational mode) to select the new Calculation Views from the HANA data dictionary as well as the old ones.

    80 votes
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  12. Report Theme Designer

    The Report Theme Designer pane would be accessible from the View tab just like the other panes (Field Properties, Bookmarks, Selection, Sync Slicers) and would allow the theme designer to easily choose the colors. font families, text sizes, etc at a granular level. Once complete, the author could export the new report theme (.JSON file) and thus import this theme to other Power BI reports just like any other report theme file.

    30 votes
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  13. Option to FORMAT() values as numbers (not strings)

    The FORMAT() function should be extremely flexible for conditionally formatting measures based on slicers and so on. But right now not even chart visuals agree with it. Please fix it? Pretty please?

    110 votes
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  14. filters and slicers affecting this visual

    The filters and slicers affecting this visual option on each visual is really useful.

    It would be great if a card visual could be added for "filters and slicers affecting this page", which could then be placed on the report page. This would allow inexperienced user to immediately see what filters are having an influence at a page level without hovering over an individual visual. Filters on an individual visual could then be viewed in the normal way via hover.

    33 votes
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  15. Enable dashboard publishing

    Very limited without this option. This is the main use people want to have for dynamic visualisations

    24 votes
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  16. Private Comments

    New feature of comments in Reports is really nice and of great value.

    Sometimes though comments should not be visible to anyone with access in report.

    It might me a good idea to create an option box for sharing comments only with account tagged.

    26 votes
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  17. Add explode options for Dounut chart and Pie chart

    There are many scenarios we need to add explode option for dounut and pie chart as requirements. This explode option was possible in other tools and scripting languages.

    Please implement this option for better visualization

    44 votes
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  18. Scheduled Refresh notifications

    Hi Product Team,
    As required by customer, do we have plan to provide email notification for report scheduled Refresh failed with detailed information on Power BI report server, thanks.

    Best Regards.

    15 votes
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  19. Allow users outside organisation to receive subscription email

    Allow users outside organisation to receive subscription email like users within the organisation currently do

    36 votes
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  20. Extract comments from API

    With the newly released functionality of commenting for reports, it would be great to be able to retrieve these using the API in order to create summaries or overviews of the comments in a separate report.

    24 votes
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