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  1. 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

    925 votes
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  2. VBA for Power BI Desktop

    Ability to provide a custom UI for a user to enter some parameters / inputs prior to refreshing the data model and publishing to Power BI

    917 votes
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  3. 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!

    896 votes
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  4. 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.

    895 votes
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  5. Conditional Formatting - Whole Table Rows

    It would be great to be able to format full rows and not just specific columns in tables.

    For example - I have a list of date driven tasks and would like to highlight the entire row where the task is overdue.

    891 votes
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  6. Power BI Online Query Parameters

    This is a continuation of "Allow runtime parameters in Power View and/or Power Query". Request this capability in Power BI Online so users can go to a dashboard and easily be able to search for a list of values. Currently the user would need to use a slicer and individual select each value. An example would be if I had list of part numbers to search in the dashboard. Currently I would need to scroll up and down in a slicer and individually select each one. In SSRS I can create a parameter dropdown and easily type in and even…

    881 votes
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  7. Duplicate Measure and Format Copy

    It would nice to have the option to duplicate an existing measure (include formatting) and copy/paste the format of a measure (like Format Painter).

    860 votes
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  8. Subscribe to email snapshots of reports in *specific filter/slicer states*

    Extend the email subscriptions feature, currently in public preview, to include support for email snapshots of reports in specific filter/slicer states.

    More information about the feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-email-subscriptions-in-power-bi-stay-informed-when-it-matters/

    845 votes
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  9. source control

    PowerBI.com should have some type of Source Code control integration for change control

    827 votes
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  10. Increase the data export row limit (30,000 rows max) in Power BI Report Server

    The capability to export raw data from Power BI is an important function for many users.

    Presently, the export data limits are as follows and confirmed at the community link below.


    • Power BI Service (cloud platform): 150,000 row maximum

    • Power BI Report Server (on-premise platform): 30,000 row maximum

    Please increase the export limit setting on Report Server to match that of Service. Better yet, increase them both to a much higher limit as requested by others in separate idea posts.

    http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Report-Server/What-is-the-Export-data-row-count-limit-for-Power-BI-Report/m-p/343951

    825 votes
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  11. add security roles for separate pages (not RLS)

    row level security makes it hard to hide EVERYTHING from a specific client as the data model would be too complicated to structure for RLS to be applied to entire report.

    so if there is a way to add security on a per page basis, that would be great.

    812 votes
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  12. Power BI Desktop linux version

    It's hard to convince colleagues to use Power BI in case they using linux. With a Linux version (ubuntu?) of the Power BI Desktop they would not need to install a VM or similar.

    776 votes
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  13. Full Screen Dashboards in Power BI Desktop

    Include an option to publish or show a "Full Screen" dashboard for Power BI Desktop, similar to a PowerPoint Slide.

    766 votes
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  14. 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.…

    763 votes
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  15. Power BI collaborative development

    allows multiple developers to work collaboratively on the same PBIX.

    Idea could be separate back-end (advanced editor) and fron-end (modelling and report design) or allows the possibility to merge more than one pbix.

    760 votes
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  16. Visibilty (Hide an Item)

    Develop an item formatting property which allows to set the visibility of a report item when you want to conditionally hide the item based on a report parameter or some other expression that you specify (also DAX expressions).

    You can develop this incrementally starting from visuals, then text boxes, then shapes and buttons....

    If you want to go the extra mile, you can also develop a functionality that allows the final user to toggle the visibility of report items.

    For more information and since it was an available and really useful capability see "Add an Expand or Collapse Action to…

    756 votes
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  17. 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.

    747 votes
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  18. Conditional Formatting throughout

    It would be great if you could do conditional formatting throughout all of Power BI Desktop. e.g. text boxes have conditional formatting based on your data. It would be great if conditional formatting also worked with the different bars in bar charts etc.

    711 votes
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  19. Support relative path to excel/csv sources

    Currently, when excel file is loaded to Power BI, the absolute filepath is captured in the M query. It would be nice if relative filepath was supported. Thus we could place excel file next to pbix and not worry about the file location (local machine, shared folder on server or onedrive)

    706 votes
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  20. Stop Dataset refresh

    Please provide option to stop refreshing dataset after refreshing manually...

    If there are any performance issues in database this would lock down the table...

    I even observed that reports doesnt get published until the refresh is done...

    697 votes
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