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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.

    4,427 votes
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      419 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi everyone. I’m really excited to say we’ve started work on this, we’re planning to address two common use cases for this. First, having slicers that appear on every page so you can see them as a restatement, but keeping the selected value in sync across all those pages. That way you select once and see all the slicers updated. Secondly, you asked to have the first page in a report contain all the slicers – if that’s what you’re looking for you can set up the same synchronized slicers but hide them where you don’t want them visible (see the new Selection pane launched in October!)

      Thanks for your continued support of the suggestion – we’ll keep you updated when we ship the feature.

    • 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.

      3,632 votes
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        121 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.

        3,376 votes
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          137 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Power BI Designer for Mac

          Provide a Power BI Designer application install for Mac OSs.

          3,370 votes
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            613 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.

            2,991 votes
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              211 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

            • 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…

              2,755 votes
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                under review  ·  179 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!

                2,640 votes
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                  246 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  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.

                  2,425 votes
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                    192 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    We’ve begun work on this feature! Our plan is to filter visuals that would be cross-filtered or cross-highlighted when you select in the first visual. That way, if you use Edit Interactions to turn off filtering/highlighting, drilling won’t impact it either.

                    Stay tuned for updates!

                  • 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.

                    2,279 votes
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                      229 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hey all – thanks for voting! We are currently looking into this.

                      In the meantime, we encourage you to comment with more detail on your requested use case – e.g. do you need the entire report, or just a page, dashboard vs. report, how important is it to have specific filter/slicer states, etc. As always, the more detail you can provide, the more helpful it is for us as we plan and design the feature.

                    • can i sign in with my personal email login?

                      can i sign in with my MS outlook login?

                      2,268 votes
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                        619 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  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

                        2,221 votes
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                          254 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  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.

                          1,987 votes
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                            120 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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

                            1,843 votes
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                              92 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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.

                              1,809 votes
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                                95 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

                                1,719 votes
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                                  67 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

                                • Integrate SSRS reports

                                  Source dashboard reports from SSRS reports.

                                  1,605 votes
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                                    89 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    We are actively working on integrating SSRS reports into Power BI. SSRS is a very rich platform with huge array of extensibility options that customers are heavily using. So running these reports on prem and delivering the results to Power BI dashboard tiles is one option that we are exploring as a first step. If you have any inputs/suggestions, please comment on it.

                                  • Ability to select multiple items in a report for cross-highlighting

                                    Ability to select multiple items in a chart say multiple bars, pie's etc and automatically have filters applied to all the existing reports. this helps to highlight anomalies and see all the surrounding reports changes as we do it and showcase risks/opportunities

                                    1,512 votes
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                                      137 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Ability to set goals and thresholds for KPIs

                                      For example, if volume reaches a certain amount, turn the number red so it stands out to data consumers.

                                      1,503 votes
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                                        under review  ·  84 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…

                                        1,290 votes
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                                          51 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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

                                          1,193 votes
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                                            60 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!

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