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  1. Measure Management & DAX Editor

    Anyone who uses PowerBI long enough has had a PBIX with 50-60 measures and it has become time consuming and tedious to mantain. In Excel you can do a quick find/replace to edit several formulas - in PowerBI you need to select each one individually. An "excel-like" interface for editing measures would save a lot of time! This would take PowerBI to the next level regarding productivity. I've prepared a mockup for this as well as a DAX Editor. Let me know what you think.

    Mockup: https://i.imgur.com/z6TBOQb.png?1

    3,412 votes
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      75 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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.

      1,817 votes
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        backlog  ·  337 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Conditional Formatting for Total and Subtotals in Matrices

        The recent addition of conditional formatting for values is wonderful. However, it would be great to have the ability format subtotals and totals, as the variation on those fields are often even more important to draw attention to.

        1,810 votes
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          backlog  ·  222 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Conditional formatted measures using SWITCH

          A current limitation in Power BI SWITCH measures (and all Power Pivot actually) is that a SWITCH measure must have a single format. It is currently not possible to conditionally format the measure result based on any criteria - it is one single format only. There are valid use cases where you may want to change the format of the SWITCH measure depending on the result. Consider the following SWITCH statement
          myMeasure = SUMX(MeasureTable,switch([selected measure],
          1,[Total Sales],
          2,[Total Cost],
          3,[Total Margin],
          4,[Chg Sales vs LY %]
          ))
          The first 3 results are all currency format, but the last result is…

          1,805 votes
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            55 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            From the comments and scenarios everyone’s describing, the problem is really that you need a way to allow end-users to change which measure is displayed in a visual on the fly.

            As a few folks have mentioned, the FORMAT function might help in the interim, as long as you’re showing the results in text rather than a chart. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/format-function-dax has details on how to use that.

            The expression-based formatting feature that we’ve started work on may help to a certain extent, but that’s really designed to change a visual’s properties rather than the data type or format. We’ll look into extending that work to support this scenario as well.

            We’re moving this to Backlog status – our core plan is to build ways that end-users can change the dimensions or measures that are visible in a chart on the fly. They’ll be able to explore much more freely rather than…

          • 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…

            1,630 votes
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              137 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Email subscriptions for Power BI reports in Report Server

              Be able to create email subscriptions for the PBIX reports in the Report Server

              1,369 votes
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                148 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                backlog  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                Thanks for your votes and comments! We’re building out our email subscriptions feature in the Power BI cloud service. For example, today, you can subscribe only yourself to a report, but we’re working on enabling you to subscribe other people as well. There are also some technical barriers to integrating the current implementation into an on-premises server. Once it’s a little further along, it’s something we’d love to bring to Power BI Report Server. For now, consider it on our backlog.

              • 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.

                1,282 votes
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                  13 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!

                • PowerBI Report - Scheduling and Send by Email on specific date and time

                  PowerBI Report - Scheduling and Send by Email on specific date and time for the particualr users .EX : Salary slip report should get generated on every month of 1 st date at some time for the group of employess.

                  908 votes
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                    13 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi everyone,

                    Thanks for your feedback on this. We don’t have this feature in our short term plans, but it’s something on our long term backlog that we’ll consider for a future release.

                  • 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.

                    792 votes
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                      48 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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

                      548 votes
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                        43 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

                        547 votes
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                          18 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Full Screen mode in Power BI Report Server

                          Power BI Report Server should have an option to open the report in Full Screen mode just as it has an option in Power BI Service . When we open reports in Power BI Report Server , we can view page in 3 options 1:) Fit to Width , 2:) Fit to Page and 3:) Actual size . Issue with these three mode is the page and header consumes a lot of space and we need to scroll to view to full report .

                          452 votes
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                            37 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            backlog  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                            Thanks for the feedback! We have this on our backlog to consider for future releases.

                          • 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.

                            357 votes
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                              backlog  ·  56 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • SuccessFactors.Com

                              Add successfactors.com as a data source

                              189 votes
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                                37 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Export to Powerpoint with filters

                                We need the ability to export with current filters selected. Without this capability the export function is limited. Export to Adobe with preselected filter without having to save the report would work as well.

                                178 votes
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                                  17 comments  ·  Adoption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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!

                                  122 votes
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                                    7 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Multipages reports, export to pdf and other API issues

                                    1. I have multipages report (with 10 tabs). I want to print them, export to pdf,excel,word,powerpoint via API.
                                    2. I want to add custom styles to Iframe.
                                    3. I want folders organized in power bi web. I have 146 reports. And it is mess.
                                    Thanks.

                                    70 votes
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                                      backlog  ·  3 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 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.

                                      23 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Premium  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 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.

                                        9 votes
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