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  1. Show column data profile statistics in header

    Add a column data profile histogram in the data view for every column in Power BI Desktop. This handy feature exists in Power Query (sometimes only on sampled data).

    Add this feature to Power BI Desktop as well, please.

    957 votes
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  2. SSRS Reports for drill down into detailed reports

    I think using SSRS type of reports to show detailed information that make up measures dispalayed on the dashboard would be useful. Currently I do that in performance point using actions from my tabular models. I think if that was included this would be a full replacement to performance point.

    957 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. group objects

    I would like to group visuals, textboxes and shapes to create custom features and presentations in the reports.

    924 votes
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    96 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. No alignment options available in card visual.

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

    908 votes
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  5. 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.

    904 votes
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  6. export to PowerPoint via the power BI desktop only

    I work in a big insurance company and due to security reasons, we can't upload anything to the cloud / the power BI web services.
    However, we love and use the Power Bi desktop to create beautiful internal reports. but we need to share them internally with slides.
    we need a way to export reports directly from the power BI desktop to PowerPoint (without publishing the report to the web)

    This is a must have feature for all the analysts in my team and will love to have your support on that.

    897 votes
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  7. Organizing Measures into Categories using Folders

    Adding few measures to your data model in PowerBI could be easily managed, but what about adding tens or even hundreds of measures! Organizing those measure into categories using folders could help a lot.

    To show you what I exactly mean, I will demonstrate the alternative way to create those folders using empty tables:

    1. Select "Enter Data" from the Home ribbon > Change the column name to "Id" and choose the table name e.g. "_Financial Measures" (Create all the tables)
    2. Select "New Measure" from the Modeling ribbon (Or choose any shortcut) > Type and create a new measure…

    890 votes
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  8. Connectivity to Google sheets

    Connecting to Excel workbooks in OneDrive is a great first step, but connectivity to Google Sheets should be there too.

    849 votes
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  9. 838 votes
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  10. SAP

    Connect to SAP BW with single-sign-on via on-premise gateway

    Large SAP BW installations with thousands of users are often accessed via single-sign-on (SSO) e.g. the users windows credentials are used to authenticate to BW. SSO simplifies the user experience and reduces user administration costs. These users should be able to setup on-premise gateway connections that can be used to refresh data sets in the Power BI Service. The connections should leverage that individuals BW roles & authorizations and not require a BW password i.e. automatically associate the Power BI user ID to the associated SAP user ID.

    837 votes
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  11. Make functions refreshable when the data source is a parameter of the function

    Like discussed here: http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Integrations-with-Files-and/Refreshing-queries-with-functions-doens-t-work/td-p/2450 - queries where data access happens inside a function and where the data source is dependent on parameters to the function should be refreshable.

    828 votes
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  12. 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.

    827 votes
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  13. Create calculated columns when using SSAS live connect

    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 columns in this mode as well!

    803 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Hide Filters pane on Power BI Report Server

    Is there any possiblity to hide Filters pane in Power BI Report server. We don't want to show the filters been used to external clients in our report for unnecessary discussion on calls.

    Something like &filterPaneEnabled=false in Power BI Report Server

    778 votes
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  15. Transfer of ownership of created dashboards

    It would be great if there was an option to tranfer ownership of created reports and dashboards. This way, work would not have to be duplicated if the original creator was to leave the company/change roles/etc.

    771 votes
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  16. Vertical and horizontal multiples (Small Multiples/Trellis)

    As it is realized in Power View for Excel. THNX!

    740 votes
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  17. 730 votes
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  18. field of "duration" type

    is it possible to add support for "duration" data type in the report view as in Power Query?

    727 votes
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  19. Export to PowerPoint with individual image elements

    Currently, the Export to PowerPoint feature exports one image file per report. Update the Export to PowerPoint feature to support exporting an image per report visual instead.

    701 votes
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  20. Measure Dependency View (similar to the Query Dependency View)

    The newly introduced Query Dependency view is phenomenal but what we really need is a Measure Dependency view. Here is what it might look like: http://ppvt.pro/2eXKndh
    And a video detailing this idea: https://youtu.be/sYjBB_Ef66M

    In one of my production models I have 60 Queries, but I have 200+ measures! I believe that is typical; usually I build Queries and Measures as lego blocks, combining simpler ones into more complex ones needed in the end. In fact I needed it so badle that I attempted to build a Measure Dependency view using NodeXL. While that works, it's a lot of heavy lifting.…

    680 votes
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