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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.

    4,066 votes
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      153 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.

      3,608 votes
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        139 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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…

        3,310 votes
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          under review  ·  189 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.

          3,264 votes
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            233 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

            2,933 votes
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              337 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.

              2,859 votes
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                292 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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!

                2,851 votes
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                  261 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?

                  2,774 votes
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                    178 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?

                    2,596 votes
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                      676 comments  ·  Administration  ·  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.

                      2,549 votes
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                        165 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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

                        2,490 votes
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                          149 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!

                        • 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.

                          2,186 votes
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                            126 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.

                            1,867 votes
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                              70 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.

                              1,735 votes
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                                97 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                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!

                              • 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’

                                1,669 votes
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                                  50 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  We’ve started to work on a feature that will let you format a column based on a different one. This will let you create a column with DAX doing your own custom business logic and color any column in your table or matrix based on that result.

                                • 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.

                                  1,601 votes
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                                    108 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…

                                    1,494 votes
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                                      56 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)

                                      1,401 votes
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                                        87 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

                                        1,296 votes
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                                          96 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

                                          1,288 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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