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  1. Custom order for legend

    I should be able to order the "legend" and the values for each legend category in a stacked bar chart. This is similar to "series order" feature in Excel

    2,074 votes
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  2. create multiple apps from same workspace

    create multiple apps from same workspace infect from same Dataset without replicating the dataset multiple times.
    only option we have now is to update the app and only one app per workspace can be created which a kind of restrict the workspace usability.
    If we can create multiple apps share it with different users without creating multiple workspace ... means same dataset no dataset replication, will save the storage as well.

    1,832 votes
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  3. Conditional Formatting for Text

    It would be great to conditional format a table and/or a matrix based on the cell text, not only numbers

    1,782 votes
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  4. Multiple Y-Axis on a chart

    We would like to have multiple y-axis on a chart, more than 2

    1,746 votes
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  5. Load data from Office 365 Planner to PowerBI

    Create an a connection withrowgh Office 365 Planner and Power Bi.

    1,737 votes
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  6. When showing subtotals at the bottom, show the attributes there as well and not on top

    When I choose the option to show the subtotals at the bottom, I expect to see the attribute name there as well and not just on top. This is especially crucial for financial statements, like shown here: https://wp.me/p6lgsG-YC

    An option to toggle between showing attributes at the bottom only or at the top as well would be ideal.

    1,702 votes
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  7. Machine Learning Models for Pro Users

    Please extend Machine Learning capabilities to pro users. Small to Medium sized business may not have the employee count to justify enterprise licenses, but we can still benefit from general capability advancements in the Power BI service/product offering.
    See original blog post here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/creating-machine-learning-models-in-power-bi/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTkRFMlkySTBOR05oWVRGbSIsInQiOiJMRVVibGxBRDV3XC91SVpMeE4rSFV0THJKTnlLU3k5dXZ4bFhXdzh0VFh2ckE4RURRXC92R2FLY2F0TWtOSDhxMm9raVViU2lpdGQ4XC9WaWhzNGdCTHlqMUIrVGFibUJ2TkJ0SFdDUWR2QWY1OFhNOEowaGVXY1FxOXZydjhvcXZONHE0cjNQb0lEdnN2blFjMXVhY0hjcXc9PSJ9

    1,683 votes
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  8. Slicer Hierarchy

    Dragging a hierarchy into a report and change it to slicer... can we get a slicer with hierarchy (collapsible/expandable)?

    1,602 votes
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  9. Dynamic Date Slicer (improve relative date slicer)

    This is a repost of my idea that was closed as completed, but the 'relative date slicer doesn't allow any of the described request hence my idea is not implemented....

    The new date slicer is awesome, but it would be so nice if you could set a dynamic date selection instead of a static. With a static filter the user will always have to set the dates before the saved report makes sense - especially as the report gets older.

    Dynamic options could be
    YTD, QTD, MTD, WTD, Today, This Year, This Quarter, This Month, This Week and so on.

    1,486 votes
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    The relative date slicer (a Preview feature as of June ‘17) gets us close to this with the ’This Month’ or ‘This Year’ settings. That is a dynamic date selection that updates based on the current system date. We plan to add a ‘YTD’/‘MTD’ option to specifically select a range from the start of the month/year up to today, hopefully that’ll address the remaining requirements!

  10. Calculated measures when live connected to MDX cubes

    In May 2017 Power BI Desktop started supporting creation of DAX measures when working in live connect mode to an external SSAS model: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-may-feature-summary/

    Vote on this idea if you want support for calculated measures against multidimensional models too.

    1,474 votes
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  11. Clustered+stacked Chart

    A column/bar chart with both clustered and stacked features (stacked clustered bar/column chart).

    http://www.originlab.com/doc/en/Tutorial/images/Clustered-Stacked_Column_Chart/Clustered-Stacked_Column_Chart.png

    1,426 votes
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  12. set an exact column width in tables/matrixes

    Please allow the column widths to be set to an exact width not only by dragging with the mouse. It is very fiddly and time consuming to adjust the columns to the desired width with the mouse. You could also enhance this by giving an option to set same width for all columns in a table.

    So, if you could give us the ability to manipulate the column widths like we can in Excel that would be perfect.

    1,401 votes
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  13. Hyperlink in Visuals

    You should be able to insert a hyperlink field into a visual so when a user selects on the visual, it can take them to the desired page.

    1,367 votes
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  14. DAX Query Language Visual

    I see big value in creating a visual that can display the results of a DAX query. One way this could be deployed is a follows.
    * Add the new visual to the report canvas
    * Write a DAX query that returns a table (of course) and add this to the visual
    * The visual would respect any cross filtering coming from the report just like any other visual.

    This would give report writers very granular control to display records without having to use a table visual and a measure that triggers the display of the correct records.

    1,347 votes
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    At the moment we don’t have any plans to implement this. It sounds like it’s mostly useful for learning/training? If there are other ‘production’ scenarios that you think it’d be useful, where a regular table/matrix wouldn’t work, please let us know in the comments!

  15. Totals in stacked column charts

    During several presentations I get questions regarding the total of stacked columns. In the current situation you can select to label all the parts of the stacked column but no grand total. I would like to see the option to add a label to the Visuals which shows the total of the stacked column (this counts for values only). Ideally this total would deviate together with the drilldowns you select, so it stays interactive whatever filters you select or subsets you create on your dashboard.

    1,346 votes
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  16. Copy/paste the data behind the visual in Power BI to other applications

    I can copy the visual either as image or data table and paste it in other applications.

    1,306 votes
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  17. Composite models when connected to SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular (SSAS)

    We really love the new feature of 'Composite Models' in the Power BI July 2018 update! This enables us to join custom lists with DirectQuery sources.

    It would also be beneficial if this would also work when connected to SSAS Tabular in DirectQuery.
    This would stronlgy improve the enterprise features of Power BI.

    1,288 votes
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  18. No alignment options available in card visual.

    Alignment option like (Center, Left or Right) is not available for data in card visual.

    1,232 votes
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  19. Increase Export Data Limits

    In late 2016, Power BI improved our export data options to allow exporting up to 150,000 rows to Excel from a visual on a Power BI dashboard for Pro users. If you require higher limits, please vote on this idea. If you have more specific requirements, please leave them in the comments.

    1,221 votes
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  20. Dynamic Visibility

    Based on certain criteria being met, being able to dynamically hide/show a visual can add more flexibility to the tool. For example, use some kind of slicer to indicate whether a bar chart should be displayed or a table.

    1,195 votes
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