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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.

    3,846 votes
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      135 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.

      3,436 votes
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        138 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.

        3,121 votes
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          220 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…

          2,958 votes
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            under review  ·  186 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!

            2,747 votes
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              251 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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.

              2,568 votes
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                249 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.

              • 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

                2,556 votes
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                  282 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  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?

                  2,522 votes
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                    168 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?

                    2,473 votes
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                      656 comments  ·  Administration  ·  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

                      2,345 votes
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                        146 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Thanks everyone for all our votes and comments. We do have an update that most of you will be excited to hear. In addition to report theming in Power BI Desktop, we’re actively working on the ability to theme dashboards in the service. Stay tuned!

                      • 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.

                        2,194 votes
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                          155 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

                          2,086 votes
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                            125 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.

                            1,777 votes
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                              69 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.

                              1,665 votes
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                                95 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.

                              • Conditional formatting (cell highligh, font, etc) when comparing multiple fields

                                PowerBI needs to have the ability to offer conditional formatting of based on the comparison of 2 or more metrics. For example if metric A = metric B then change the font and highlight color of the cell to red.
                                If metric A > metric B and metric A < metric C then change the font and highlight color of the cell to green.
                                This should be unlimited for how many colors can be used. Other BI tools offer this feature.
                                Note that this is different than what PowerBI currently calls ‘conditional formatting’

                                1,427 votes
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                                  34 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  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…

                                  1,364 votes
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                                    52 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)

                                    1,266 votes
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                                      75 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Update: We have released a new navigation, which automatically groups all shared items by owner name. Take a look at it here and see if it helps: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-new-power-bi-navigation-preview/

                                      Also, we are working on allowing you to group dashboards and reports into one level of folders when you distribute them to other. It will be previewed early next year and we think it will help you with the request below.

                                    • Add Clear All Filters button to Power View

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

                                      1,235 votes
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                                        117 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

                                        1,232 votes
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                                          59 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!

                                        • 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.

                                          1,222 votes
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                                            75 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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