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  1. 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.

    663 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. source control

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

    653 votes
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    61 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Email notifications on auto-refresh failure

    The scheduled data source failure notification is only sent to the data source owner, it would be more useful if you could specify the recipient(S) or group.

    645 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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…

    631 votes
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  5. Allow Power Query to Export Data

    Allow Power Query results to be written back to a flat file or SQL table.

    Relivant forum thread:
    http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Integrations-with-Files-and/Can-PowerQuery-write-data-back-out/m-p/1747

    630 votes
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  6. Multiple column sort

    I have several reports created where it would be nice to sort on multiple columns. For example (1) number of orders decreasing year and month or (2) seqenced by weeks the number of tickets for each department in decreasing volume.

    Part of this want is that the multi column sort is very flexible in MS Excel

    629 votes
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  7. Enable Power Query Excel add-in for Mac/Apple/iOS

    Even though worldwide mac user adoption is 8% (close to 94 million users) - there are a lot of data scientist and data analyst who use excel on mac and hardly anyone knows about Power BI! I think the best way to introduce them to this amazing world is via enabling Power Query in excel for them and most of influence million dollar analytics tools budget on a regular basis which would help accelerate the Power BI growth!

    629 votes
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    under review  ·  105 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. See Records feature improvements

    The 'See Records' feature is a great feature but is not complete. It needs to be able to

    1. Be used with all types of visuals (charts, tables, matrix, custom visuals)
    2. Compatible with Calculated measures
    3. Allow for feature to be turned on or off for each individual visual

    620 votes
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    75 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Ability to move/copy report/dashboards between Group Workspaces

    Be able to copy or move reports and dashboards between Group Workspaces, removing the need to re-publish a report and/or rebuild a dashboard.

    619 votes
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    58 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Create an read-only and external license tier

    Power BI is a great tool for those that need to analyze data, but not all users are equal in their knowledge of PowerPivot, Excel or the underlying data sources. Some users just want to see and act on data. In the current model, users have to have a PowerBI license to even see a report.

    So, instead of building or buying a separate visualization layer to go over SSAS or SSRS, why not make PowerView extensible? Give me a very economical or even free limited user tier that can only consume web reports, but no Excel access. You can…

    614 votes
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  11. Column Level Security for reports

    Ability to define rules at column level, to control the data fields available to different roles (e.g. employee salary visible to the users in finance roles only, while other employee details visible to other department roles).

    613 votes
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    78 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Relative Date filter week Mon-Sun

    the Relative Date filter options for the calendar week goes from sunday through saterday.

    Most companies I know, go from Monday through Sunday. Please give us the option to choose in the filter, or set it though the localization.

    604 votes
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  13. Ability to add Feedback or Questions on Dashboard

    Would be great if we had a notes area of the Dashboard for people to leave comments or questions about the content on the Dashboard. Same would be true for the PowerView Reports, except have them rollup in the Dashboard area.

    602 votes
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  14. 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.

    598 votes
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    42 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 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/

    597 votes
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    54 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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

    583 votes
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    98 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Power BI Global Admin

    As an IT administrator I need a way to see all content (datasets, reports, dashboards) that has been created and shared across the entire online tenant. This is needed to be able to support content after employees leave the organization as well as to support our SOX auditing practices.

    564 votes
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  18. KPI Customization (Font Size)

    Need to be able to change the font size on the KPI tool. A stoplight visualization is needed most, but a set font size on the KPI tool makes it very limited regarding usability and alternate solutions.

    563 votes
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  19. Data Catalog integration in PowerBI Designer

    The PowerBI Designer is missing integration with the Data Catalog and there is no online search functionality. The data catalog is a core component of the reporting solution so let me use it with the Power BI Designer

    562 votes
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  20. Power Map integration

    Power BI designer should integrate Power Map design experience, don't let Power Map just like a stand-along part of Power BI...

    555 votes
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    under review  ·  Filip Karadzic responded

    We are looking to improve our maps. A new Shape Map control is expected in the summer which will solve some of these issues.

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