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  1. Add A place for development notes

    Add the capability for a page that only an Admin can see so that the creator can add notes that describe how they developed the project. ex. definitions of formulas, why a query was written a certain way, etc.

    3 votes
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  2. hourly refresh

    Need to add 'Hourly' to the available refresh schedule options. i.e. each hour within a 24hour day. Or allow for up to 24 times...would be nice if there were more than on the hour or half hour also.

    178 votes
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  3. Export/import Query Edititor steps

    Export/import Query Edititor steps so that I may be able to modify flat MDX project files. Trying to modify queries is one of the more painful tasks, and it is all too easy to modify a step which impacts subsequent steps. A flat presentation of a table would make it easier to keep intermediate states during development, mass renames across steps, and open the possibility for 3rd party tools to make writing the queries easier.

    2 votes
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  4. Prevent users from refreshing dashboard

    Prevent users from refreshing the dashboard in order to save resources on the backend.

    2 votes
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  5. Personal gateway refresh success notification

    The personal gateway refresh only notifies when the job fails. Would like a notification when the job succeeds. Have seen the auto refresh get silently disabled (not sure how) and there is no notification that the job isn't running.

    10 votes
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  6. BUG: Missing data labels with stacked columns/bar

    When we create a column or bar chart, I have noticed that not all data labels are shown if we want to split values based on a categorical variable.

    Here is a screenshot showing the bug in question: http://postimg.org/image/qwsbwib17/

    I think this bug also stresses the need for allowing callouts for data labels.

    3 votes
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  7. Filtre sur iPhone

    Sur la mob app pour iPhone le slicer est non disponible donc c'est impossible de filtrer les données.

    1 vote
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  8. additional font formatting (bold, italic, underline, etc)

    Hi there,

    I was hoping that the Power BI team could consider bringing additional font formatting options into Power BI. So wherever there is an option to specify font size, colour and so forth, we should also be able to specify other options such as:

    * Bold
    * Italic
    * Underline
    * Strikeout

    Also I was wondering if it wouldn't be a good idea to allow users to highlight a specific part of a text to format it, instead of formatting the font for the entire object in question.

    335 votes
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  9. Sort field by another field as or desc

    If you select field and use sort by another field you cannot change the direction of sort asc or desc.

    1 vote
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  10. scrollbar for legends

    Shouldn't it be possible to have a scrollbar for values in the legends. Currently I can't seem to view all of the contents in the legends.

    6 votes
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  11. Support for AD Global Catalog queries

    To speed up Active Directory queries within large global organisations, support for direct Global Catalog source should be added. This would be a great help to anyone who is doing AD administration.

    2 votes
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  12. Power BI - Excel Chart -->Data Table

    Currently Excel has the Data Table element as an integrated feature of a chart. This feature enables us to view data corresponding to the data labels of the chart in a separate table below the chart, thereby not haveing a cluttered look and fell of the graph. We would like to have a similar feature in Power BI as we would like to make it the visualaization tool across the organization. Please let me know if this feature already exists and if so how do we approach it. Otherwise do you know of a timeline when we can expect this…

    28 votes
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  13. Two dimensions in a Report

    Hello community, I' am fairly new to PowerBI and have to prepare an urgent report..Can we have two dimensions in a chart along with a measure?

    For example, We need to show Region alongwith AccountName and Profit as measure. I tried doing this stuff but ended up getting a chart which is not presentable.
    To Summarize my requirement is to have a decent chart showing Region and AccountName as dimensions while profit as measure? Kindly help me on this

    3 votes
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  14. Export to excel in PowerBI desktop from the current visual state.

    Ability to export data to excel from the current state of the visual. I know this has been implemented in a limited way on the powerbi.com service but we need this to be included in the PowerBI desktop as well. Our users need the ability to get the data in excel that made up that particular chart/visual. This is extremely important. PerformancePoint had this feature and our users loved it.

    58 votes
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  15. Mobile refresh not working

    I have an internal tabular model and we use enterprise gateway preview, when using mobile app it does not refresh. We have to go to the web version and refresh the dashboard first then the mobile will update. It would be great to have the mobile app refresh the data source!

    30 votes
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  16. SSAS Actions

    Intercept and execute any server actions defined on SSAS Tabular or SSAS MD.

    25 votes
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  17. Better to provide boarder for Dashboards

    Better to provide boarder for Dashboards in Desktop version as well as in cloud server

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  18. Filter Current Year OR Past Year crash

    When I try to filter to current Year and Last year at the same time, PowerBi Desktop crash.

    2 votes
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  19. Report level filter limits number of displayed items

    When creating a report filter on a field that contains many items, the report filter limits the number of listed items. The only way to filter for values not listed is to create an advanced filter which is very cumbersome. This limitation hits in pretty quickly. I have an Excel file with only 500 rows with id and name column and random names from A to Z. The limit kicks in already at F, i.e the report filter scrollbar is all the way down but only values up until F are listed. All the rest of the value from G…

    2 votes
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  20. Add Relative Positioning for Charts/Viz's

    With the December Update there is the ability to specify XY coordinates to place visuals on the canvas. I would like to enhance this capability to include Relative Positioning. Meaning using other items on the report canvas to align charts/viz's instead of general XY.

    9 votes
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