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  1. Option to use either light or dark interface.

    New Desktop app update installed an almost white user interface. There is zero contrast which is not good for the eyes. I see where some people have requested a light interface so incorporate an option to select either light or dark theme like in the Office apps.

    5,370 votes
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  2. Allow Table and Matrix Data Exports to Match PowerBI Visual

    I have volumes of information to share with my teams that is best presented in tables and matrices. It would be a huge improvement if they were able to export the data from the visualizations and have the formatting in Excel match the formatting created within PowerBI.

    This would be especially helpful for ongoing forecasting activities.

    4,026 votes
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    648 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback on this issue – while we’d like to enable this, there is currently no timetable around doing so. There is the option as a workaround the create a paginated view as a drillthrough of the visual and have a formatted version you can export to Excel, but understand this isn’t a solution everyone can take advantage of currently.

  3. input fields

    What about adding input fields to the dashboard widgets. Kind of like the text field but it is enabled for user input. This input field can be used in new column and new measure fields so that once the dashboard is set up the user can easily (without filtering) explore the data by entering different values such as if you had an input box for unit price. Then if you change it all the charts of total sales, revenue, etc. Will update to reflect what would happen if you increase the price by 10%. This will enable people to quickly…

    2,582 votes
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  4. Support creating calculation groups in Power BI Desktop

    Support the creation of DAX calculation groups in Power BI Desktop - otherwise Power BI can only consume calculation groups created in Analysis Services, whereas it would be very useful to have this feature in any Power BI model.
    Even just a simple text window with a script would be fine. You can clean up the UI later.
    Thanks.

    2,388 votes
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  5. 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.

    1,411 votes
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    19 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    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!

  6. 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.

    1,387 votes
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    154 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    There are longer term plans to allow larger exports in that use case, but there isn’t a current timeline as to when that will be available. Customers who have Power BI Premium can set a drill-through to paginated reports via URL parameters as a workaround in the interim, as there is no data export limit for paginated reports.

  7. 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.

    630 votes
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  8. Embed Dashboard into Sharepoint

    Great to now have the ability to embed reports into SharePoint, however this needs extending to dashboards.

    550 votes
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  9. Workday HR

    I would love to have the ability to do reporting against Workday. We leverage it as our global HR platform. It has some really good reporting but it would be nice to have the ability but it would be great to be able to share reporting with SharePoint and Power BI so that we can surface non sensitive data up in dashboards.

    407 votes
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  10. ArcGis - Embed / Public Share

    Enable ArcGIS Maps to work in an Embed or Publically released link. Mapping data is often used in a public facing way, and enabling ArcGIS to function in this way would be extremely helpful when attempting to share maps with other's outside the Organization.

    238 votes
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  11. SuccessFactors.Com

    Add successfactors.com as a data source

    235 votes
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  12. Pivottables via Analyze in Excel

    Now that the "analyze in excel" has been released it would be nice if Excel Online recognized Power BI an internal data source.

    This would allow users to make Pivot tables in excel (connected to a data model) and upload them as "First Class Citizen" excel files with full functionality.

    Don't know if you can make excel pivottables into a custom visual?

    Or just an excel custom visual - this would really help out on your tables, which (design wise) are not your proudest moment ;o)

    Thanks for a fantastic product!

    133 votes
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  13. Power BI premium capacity metrics - extend it to beyond 7 days.

    I would like to see capacity usage metrics beyond 7 days. Is this going to be a part of any future releases? I should be able to keep an find of the usage metrics for the duration I wish for say few weeks to few months. Specific month, specific week etc. Please add a feature for this.

    49 votes
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  14. Embed a Power BI App (with new app navigation)

    The ability to embed a Power BI app is required. This is not a Workspace app, but the separate apps on the side which consolidates different reports and dashboards with the new app navigation.

    It currently is possible to embed reports and dashboards, but it is not possible for a published app. We would like to utilise the new app navigation in our organisation's web portal after embedding the entire app.

    47 votes
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  15. Deployment pipelines to support dataflows

    Deployment pipelines do not currently support Dataflows. In our organisation, we want to carefully govern a particular workspace which will contain the common dataflows which people want to use in many reports (e.g. a dates table, a list of active employees (GDPR permitting, etc).

    Deployment pipelines will enable us to put the right governance in place for Dataflows.

    35 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Premium  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback!
    We highly appreciate you taking the time and letting us know what’s missing.
    this feature is a known gap and it is part of our backlog to complete.
    I will update here when work will start.

  16. Better usage of Mobile/Tablet screen space

    Better use of the Mobile/Tablet screen landscape. Lots of space used for menu and bottom tabs. The dashboards/reports should be the priority on the screen.

    20 votes
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  17. copy visual as an image - embedded

    Copying a visual as an image was release to the service in April 2020. Please add this feature to Embedded.

    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-copy-a-visual-as-an-image/

    13 votes
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