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  1. 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?

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      217 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

      4,260 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!

      • 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.

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          332 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

          3,639 votes
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            264 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!

          • 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

            3,324 votes
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              374 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!

            • 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!

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                272 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Updating the status to be more accurate. We have now shipped a preview of this feature in our September release (https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-september-2018-feature-summary/#pdf) and an update to it in our November release (https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-november-2018-feature-summary/#pdf). Make sure to try out the preview and give us feedback if you haven’t already.

              • 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

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                  58 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • can i sign in with my personal email login?

                  can i sign in with my MS outlook login?

                  2,798 votes
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                    720 comments  ·  Administration  ·  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.

                    2,662 votes
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                      125 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

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                        148 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

                        2,261 votes
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                          73 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!

                        • 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.

                          2,234 votes
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                            169 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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)

                            1,894 votes
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                              119 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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…

                              1,861 votes
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                                50 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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…

                                1,697 votes
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                                  64 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

                                  Allow a user to set the default value for a slicer or tile-by value on a page/dashboard, so that when the Power View page is opened for the first time, the default value is selected.
                                  eg. If the page has a slicer for Year or Month, allow the user to configure the most recent Year or Month to be selected by default.

                                  1,511 votes
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                                    188 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    We’re looking into this request, thanks for everyone’s votes and comments.

                                    It looks like many of the requests will be addressed by the new ‘Sticky filters’ capability. Now when you log out of Power BI and come back to a report, the same items will be selected as when you left.

                                    For those who’re looking to have a ‘last month’ selection, the relative date slicer might help.

                                    Those with comments about currencies where having multiple selected makes the report meaningless – the report will load with whatever selection the author saved, so if you save it with one currency selected your users will see that by default.

                                    If there are scenarios that these features don’t address, please let us know in your comments – if you are really specific it’ll help us build the feature to work just the way you want!

                                    Thanks again!

                                  • 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.

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                                      52 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Heat maps in Power View

                                      It'd be REALLY nice to have heat maps capabilities in the map visualization of Power View, like those in Power Maps.

                                      This is an OFTEN requested feature from our large enterprise customers

                                      1,387 votes
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                                        61 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Hi everyone. We announced a partnership with ESRI to bring their mapping capabilities into Power BI. Their maps include the ability to build heatmaps! The feature’s in Preview at the moment, I’m leaving this marked as ‘Started’ for now and we’d appreciate your feedback. Try it out and let us know how you find it. We’ll update it to ‘Completed’ when we take the Preview label off the feature.

                                        More details on the blog: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-arcgis-maps-for-power-bi-by-esri-preview/

                                        Thanks!

                                      • input fields

                                        What about adding input fields to the dashboard widgets. Kind of like the text field but it is enabled for user input. This input field can be used in new column and new measure fields so that once the dashboard is set up the user can easily (without filtering) explore the data by entering different values such as if you had an input box for unit price. Then if you change it all the charts of total sales, revenue, etc. Will update to reflect what would happen if you increase the price by 10%. This will enable people to quickly…

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                                          120 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow Table and Matrix Data Exports to Match PowerBI Visual

                                          I have volumes of information to share with my teams that is best presented in tables and matrices. It would be a huge improvement if they were able to export the data from the visualizations and have the formatting in Excel match the formatting created within PowerBI.

                                          This would be especially helpful for ongoing forecasting activities.

                                          1,376 votes
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