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  1. 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.

    4,306 votes
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      168 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hey everyone. Thank you for all the feedback you’ve given over time on this idea. We’ve definitely heard loud and clear that printing is necessary in Power BI Desktop, and we are actively planning this feature. I don’t have a timeline quite yet, but you should hear updates more frequently now that we are actively looking at it.

    • Decomposition Tree Visualization Type

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

      3,515 votes
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        142 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hey everyone! I’m updating this suggestion to “backlog” to better indicate it’s current state. We really want to do this and it’s definitely on our backlog to do. However, we aren’t currently planning or working on it, as our focus right now is on a couple of other “bigger” investments, such as printing to PDF in Desktop and expand and collapse on matrix row headers. I will update the suggestion again when we start planning the feature, and in meantime, please do keep voting and commenting. Thanks again for your patience and feedback!

      • 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…

        3,462 votes
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          203 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Updating this idea to planned now that we are actively planning out an expand/collapse feature for row headers in our matrix visual. Expect it to be very similar to what you are used to in Excel. It’s a large work item so it’s still a few months out, but I’ll update you as we get further along.

        • Global filter in dashboards

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

          3,432 votes
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            247 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hey everyone – just wanted to post an update and say that this work item is still in our roadmap. We are focusing our efforts in enabling other critical features related to filtering such as personal bookmarks in the Power BI service. Thanks again for patience and feedback!

          • scheduled export of a report to pdf

            It would be nice if there is an option to have a scheduled export of a report to PDF. A nice to have feature would be to directly e-mail it to people so they are being notified of the latest report.

            3,199 votes
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              304 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • When will the KPI Red/Yellow/Green Indicators be available on PowerBI Desktop?

              KPI Red/Yellow/Green Indicators were available in Power Pivot. With the new Power BI Desktop this feature is not available anymore. If you import from PP to the Desktop it converts the RYG Indicator Dots to a number. Will the Red/Yellow/Green Indicators be added back to PowerBI Desktop? If so When?

              3,161 votes
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                206 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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

                3,132 votes
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                  365 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  We’re pleased to announce that in the May release of Power BI Desktop you can now define incremental refresh policies for your models.

                  At present these only apply once the model is published to a Premium workspace in the Power BI service; we’ll be bringing it to all Pro users in the future.

                  You can read more about it in our blog here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-may-2018-feature-summary/#incrementalRefresh

                  We’re going to leave this idea open for now, so please give us your feedback while we’re in this preview phase!

                • Allow copy and paste between different PBIX's

                  Often we need to expand on an idea from one report further and copy and paste visuals/pages from one PBIX to another. This would be a huge productivity and quality benefit.

                  2,973 votes
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                    203 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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!

                    2,929 votes
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                      265 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • can i sign in with my personal email login?

                      can i sign in with my MS outlook login?

                      2,656 votes
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                        695 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Slideshow in Full Screen/TV mode

                        The ‘Full Screen mode’ could become more useful for presenting reports on dedicated large screens if it became just a bit more dynamic. Whilst it is currently possible to scroll through report sheets by clicking the arrows in the bottom right corner, it would be most valuable to be able to automate such browsing. A solution could be to introduce a “Play” button that starts a slideshow scrolling through the available report sheets according to a customizable time interval.

                        2,260 votes
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                          135 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Pass filters in URL

                          It would be great if we can pass filters in the url of the dashboard, which will filter the reports based on various parameters e.g. current fiscal period, geography, person's role, department etc.

                          1,955 votes
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                            71 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 ensure that what we’re building meets your needs. We appreciate your feedback!
                             
                            https://aka.ms/x998cx

                          • Python Script in Power BI

                            It's great that Power BI already has the capability to run R scripts for data transformation. It would be even better if we could run Python script.

                            1,941 votes
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                              119 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Integrate SSRS reports

                              Source dashboard reports from SSRS reports.

                              1,817 votes
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                                100 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                started  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                                We’re actively working on enabling SSRS (*.rdl) reports directly in the Power BI cloud service with no separate SSRS report server required. We want Power BI to be a one-stop shop for all your dashboards and reports, including Power BI reports, Excel workbooks, and SSRS reports.

                                It’s a large undertaking that’ll take some time, but as usual, we’ll start with previews to share our progress with you and hear your feedback, and expand the feature set and eliminate limitations over time.

                                We don’t yet have timeframes to share, but stay tuned!

                              • Measure Management & DAX Editor

                                Anyone who uses PowerBI long enough has had a PBIX with 50-60 measures and it has become time consuming and tedious to mantain. In Excel you can do a quick find/replace to edit several formulas - in PowerBI you need to select each one individually. An "excel-like" interface for editing measures would save a lot of time! This would take PowerBI to the next level regarding productivity. I've prepared a mockup for this as well as a DAX Editor. Let me know what you think.

                                Mockup: https://i.imgur.com/z6TBOQb.png?1

                                1,776 votes
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                                  43 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Export Report Server Power BI report to PDF

                                  Please add the capability to export Report Server PowerBI reports to formats like pdf, word, powerpoint. Some of this functionality exists in the service but please add it to Report Server.

                                  1,773 votes
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                                    53 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Thanks for the feedback – we have this in our plans for the service and a future release of Power BI Report Server. I will update the status as soon as we’ve started work on this highly requested feature!

                                  • Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

                                    RIght now, on powerbi.com, there is no ability to organize reports, dashboards, etc into folders. If you have a lot of content or users, this gets messy quickly.

                                    Please add the ability to organize into folders (and secure those folders separately)

                                    1,612 votes
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                                      93 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Power BI Designer API

                                      Power BI Designer saves a local PBIX file, which can be a file to export data and data model – in other words, it’s a format that contains a complete semantic model. All the applications that today export data in several formats (CSV, Excel, XML), might provide a richer semantic model exporting a PBIX file.

                                      Many ISV/SI that have OLTP and other applications that stores data in some database, usually struggle to offer a compelling BI story to their customers. The smaller they are, the more they feel this pressure because probably the effort they can put in their custom…

                                      1,559 votes
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                                        59 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Visual level filtering in slicers

                                        I have a large set of options from which I would like to pick some specific ones and use them in a slicer to filter my data.
                                        Currently, this is not possible while it is an implemented feature for other chart types.
                                        I'm currently using a 100% stacked column chart as a workaround.

                                        1,468 votes
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                                          109 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow the creation of a Theme Pack

                                          Allow for the creation of a corporate color theme pack. Same principle of styles in Excel: I define a set of styles (colors, fonts, background, format,...) and apply to my report items. For example, let me set the default slicer background color to a suitable shade so that all slicer created start with my default color settings. I would also like to be able to save me color scheme separately so that i can share it with colleagues to create a consistent feel.

                                          1,344 votes
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                                            76 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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