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  1. Allows Slicers to apply to all Pages of a Report

    As has been partly implemented with Filters, it would be very useful to have slicers that could apply to all pages of a report. This would allow users to interact more easily.

    4,645 votes
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      359 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Export data to Excel

      It would be nice to have the option to export a table to an excel file, right now is only on CSV format but someone working on a different ecosystem and does not have Power Bi would need to rework the data and that does not make any point to have PowerBi

      4,611 votes
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        7 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Power BI Lite License

        Power BI should have a Lite License for people that only consume dashboards or reports every now and then. This is for people that don't create reports but need to see the dashboards and may need to use the "report level" to be able to export output to PowerPoint (since you can't export the dashboard to PowerPoint but can only do it at Report level).

        4,193 votes
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          102 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Decomposition Tree Visualization Type

          Multiple requests from groups that would like to see a decomposition tree. Typically they are from Proclarity/PerformancePoint world.

          4,049 votes
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            134 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Print option from Power BI Desktop

            A print option for Power BI Desktop is required.

            This will support design and development efforts by having a hard copy available for use in scenarios where online and real-time are not the best approach or even the most appropriate approach.

            3,738 votes
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              105 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Slideshow in Full Screen/TV mode for Power BI Desktop

              Slideshow in Full Screen/TV mode for Power BI Desktop

              3,163 votes
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                8 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Power BI Designer for Mac

                Provide a Power BI Designer application install for Mac OSs.

                2,986 votes
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                  548 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Matrix +/- Collapse/ Expand Buttons

                  Please add Collapse/Expand buttons in the Matrix Visualizations. Otherwise when all fields are expanded by default the user would have to scroll a lot to find what they are looking for. I could add a slicer to take user to the data they are looking for but then the rest of the data in the matrix disappears and more specifically the overall totals change!Expand/Collapse buttons would keep the overall totals as intended and totals for other fields while allowing the user to only expand the field they are interested in. Also ability to do conditional formatting for a specific field…

                  2,935 votes
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                    under review  ·  169 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Global filter in dashboards

                    Allow me to pin a filter to the dashboard that can be associated with one or more pinned dashboard KPIs.

                    2,913 votes
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                      201 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hey all – we’re looking into how best to tackle this and other filter-related functionality. If you have a few moments, please take the following survey to share your thoughts. The survey takes ~10 minutes to complete, and will help make sure that what we’re building meets your needs. We appreciate your feedback!
                       
                      https://aka.ms/x998cx

                    • Tables in PDF files

                      I have come across so many public data repositories that hold data in PDF format. Other websites have tables within documents such as annual reports etc., also in PDF format. A data source for PDFs or tables from PDFs would be awesome!

                      2,731 votes
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                        244 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Lock elements

                        It would be great to be able to lock the elements in the desktop version so that when using the scroll bars (on a slicer) that the control does not lift off the page and be dragged after I have found the items I wanted to tick.

                        In fact being able to lock the elements down so that they cannot be moved (from maybe a Top left corner anchor point) would be better all round

                        2,650 votes
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                          14 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add Clear All Filters button to Power View

                          So that you don't have find and clear filters one by one.

                          2,490 votes
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                            85 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Drill-down should drill or cross-filter other visualizations on the page

                            I have a report page with multiple charts and visualizations. Let's say one of the chart shows Sales by Year and I drill down into 2013 to see the sales by month in 2013. Currently, the drill-down has no effect on the other charts and visualizations on the page; they still show data for all years, not just for 2013. Instead, I'd like other charts to drill down into 2013 or filter by 2013 as well.

                            2,417 votes
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                              193 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hi everyone. We’ve been investigating how this could work in Power BI and have a better handle on it now. It’s definitely here on our backlog although there are many other items we’re prioritizing higher (just take a look at the other ideas we’ve marked as “Started”!). 

                              Thanks for your support of this idea – and stay tuned for more updates in the coming months.

                              Will

                            • Add presentation mode to desktop client

                              Now that Power BI Desktop is a full BI tool, add the option to go to presentation mode. This would go full screen, presenting the visuals and filters as in reading view in the online version.

                              2,269 votes
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                                under review  ·  14 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Conditional formatted measures using SWITCH

                                A current limitation in Power BI SWITCH measures (and all Power Pivot actually) is that a SWITCH measure must have a single format. It is currently not possible to conditionally format the measure result based on any criteria - it is one single format only. There are valid use cases where you may want to change the format of the SWITCH measure depending on the result. Consider the following SWITCH statement
                                myMeasure = SUMX(MeasureTable,switch([selected measure],
                                1,[Total Sales],
                                2,[Total Cost],
                                3,[Total Margin],
                                4,[Chg Sales vs LY %]
                                ))
                                The first 3 results are all currency format, but the last result is…

                                2,235 votes
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                                  25 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • single selection slicer

                                  The ability to configure a slicer to only be able to select one attribute at a time - similar to a radio button. I would like to disable the ability for people to either choose select all or choose multiple slicers.

                                  2,201 votes
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                                    14 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • can i sign in with my personal email login?

                                    can i sign in with my MS outlook login?

                                    2,068 votes
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                                      577 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Power BI Desktop Auto Update

                                      I'm shocked that I'm required to download a new version of Power BI every time you roll out updates. It's 2015, push those updates via the web to my desktop app, how hard can that be?

                                      2,051 votes
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                                        99 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        As you may have heard from the Data Insights Summit, we are planning to improve this experience. We’ll start by making Power BI Desktop available through the Windows Store, which will give auto-update and remove the admin requirements. Longer term we want to enroll in Microsoft Update, but there’s more work to do there so it’ll take some time.

                                        Thanks for supporting this idea!
                                        Will

                                      • Incremental Data Loads

                                        Is it possible to add incremental load functionality to Power Query? Pull and load just new or changed rows from source system

                                        1,831 votes
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                                          under review  ·  180 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Custom branding/colour scheme of dashboard (custom css?)

                                          How sexy the data looks is sometimes more important than how accurate it is!

                                          I love a light grey/dark grey colour scheme as much as the next person, but it be great to be able to brand the dashboard with the organisation colours/background watermark/logos etc. Maybe offer an option to modify the default CSS used - similar to how blogging sites like blogger allow you to change your page layouts/colours with a simple admin gui or completely change it by rewriting the CSS

                                          1,775 votes
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                                            87 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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