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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

    3,010 votes
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      59 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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

      576 votes
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        31 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Send refresh failure notification email to me for a failed dataflow scheduled refresh

        Currently there is no notification option for failed dataflows when they are scheduled to be refreshed.

        If it would be possible to have the same email notification that is currently available for dataset refreshes?

        60 votes
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          under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Totals in stacked column charts

          During several presentations I get questions regarding the total of stacked columns. In the current situation you can select to label all the parts of the stacked column but no grand total. I would like to see the option to add a label to the Visuals which shows the total of the stacked column (this counts for values only). Ideally this total would deviate together with the drilldowns you select, so it stays interactive whatever filters you select or subsets you create on your dashboard.

          1,016 votes
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            under review  ·  24 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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

            316 votes
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              13 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow non-admins to see enterprise gateways in dataflow creation

              According to my experience and the documentation, only admins of enterprise gateways can see gateways during the dataflow creation process. Can this not be opened up to report authors as well? Our enterprise gateway is controlled by IT and has one or two administrators. "Self-service ETL" won't be realized unless report authors can create dataflows using the enterprise gateway.

              23 votes
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                under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Dataflows from Custom SQL Query

                I would like to be able to create an entity based off of a custom SQL Query instead of having to use the Power Query tools. The problem I am having is that one of the tables I am working with is too large and results in a timeout when Dataflows tries to bring it in. I think that a custom SQL Query will alleviate this issue by allowing me to prefilter my data before it comes into Dataflows.

                53 votes
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                  under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Lock placement of tables in relationships pane

                  The ability to 'lock' where tables are manually placed on the relationships pane would be very helpful. We have created a data model with security tables, secured dimensions, unsecured dimensions, and secured fact tables. When I lay out the tables in a specific way, the design is far more understandable than when placement is auto-generated. A 'lock' type of functionality to 'freeze' the table layout would be very helpful because I can more easily locate/verify (a) specific types of tables, (b) bidirectional relationships where they should be (and shouldn't be), and (c) relationship directions are accurate.

                  311 votes
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                    18 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Updates to Report Server should be available more frequently

                    It seems unfair that Power BI desktop is updated each month with new and improved visuals but we will have to wait several months longer to have these improvements in Power BI Report Server. For example the new matrix visual is big improvement but those with Report Server will have to wait about 6 months before it is available to them. I'd like Report Server updates in parallel to Desktop updates.

                    606 votes
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                      35 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      under review  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                      Hi everyone!

                      Just sharing an updated status on this topic:

                      - We plan to release Power BI Report Server roughly every 4 months.
                      - We’ve just released the March 2018 update: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-report-server-update-march-2018/.
                      - We support each release for 12 months, which gives customers up to a year to upgrade to a newer version while receiving any necessary security patches for the version they’re using. We performed extensive customer research and explored other options, including an 8-month support period, and customer feedback indicated that many enterprises needed 12 months of support to deploy Power BI Report Server.
                      - (See here: powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/r..)

                      Some important context from our previous update:

                      Your feedback is completely valid. I appreciate why you’d expect and want monthly releases of Power BI Report Server, and I’d love the same! At the same time, I can shed light on the problem that’d create. One benefit of the cloud…

                    • Multiselect option for mobile users

                      There are at leat 3 important festures that fires with ctrl+click gesture: on slicers, on a single visual or, the most recent, on multiple visuals. The problem is that on mobile device we can not use ctrl+click gesture.
                      I suggest to add a mobile app “multiple select” toggle option that switch between the single and multiple selection navigating a report.

                      101 votes
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                        under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Export Power BI report to PowerPoint

                        Support for exporting Power BI report to PowerPoint. The feature is available in Power BI service (Preview).

                        395 votes
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                          48 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          under review  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                          Thanks for submitting this idea! Others, chime in with your votes and comments here.

                        • Shared data source connection (live to Tabular SSAS) for reports published on Power BI Report Server

                          Currently each Power BI report published to the Report Server has its own data source embedded within the report. Any change in the source would require us to change hundreds of published reports individually. Could we have a shared data source/connection similar to SSRS Reports that would help us manage deployment and changes much more efficiently.

                          347 votes
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                            50 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Azure AD B2B guest users able to open Power BI Apps in the mobile app.

                            It's great that we currently have Azure AD B2B available for Power BI. However it is not possible to give external guest users access to Power BI reports / dashboards in the mobile application.

                            This needs to happen before we are able to really use AAD B2B, unfortunately for now we are still stuck creating local AAD users for the external guest users.

                            90 votes
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                              under review  ·  18 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Amazon Redshift connector for dataflows

                              Please create Amaazon Redshift connector for dataflows.

                              4 votes
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                                under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Power BI JavaScript API support for Report Server

                                At the moment to embed reports in a intranet webpage we only have the option to put ?rs:Embed=True at the end of the url.

                                I have read (on this website) that there are plans to extend this so parameters could also be passed in the url, in a similar way that the current SSRS works.

                                Could we also have the Power BI JavaScript API enabled for Power BI Report Server, in a similar way to the Azure service has ?

                                157 votes
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                                  19 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  under review  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                                  Thanks for submitting this idea! Others, chime in with your votes and comments here.

                                • Export to Excel from PowerBI Embedded

                                  Please provide the ability to export PowerBI Embedded reports to excel. The same functionality that exists on PBI Service.
                                  It is important to also increase export limit.

                                  173 votes
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                                    under review  ·  10 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Provide option to 'Publish to Report Server' instead of 'Save As' on Power BI Desktop for Report Server

                                    While using PBI Desktop for PBIRS would be a lot better to have an option under the menu Publish rather on Save As in order to save a report to the Power BI Report Server.

                                    117 votes
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                                      9 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Edit Power BI report in the browser in Report Server

                                      Ability to edit the powerbi report in the browser without the need to use the power bi desktop similar to what you can do in the powerbi service. This will allow for an on prem web based self service solution.

                                      143 votes
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                                        8 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        under review  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

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

                                      • Give Power BI desktop for Report Server also the Preview options

                                        Hi,

                                        At the moment there is a difference between PowerBI Desktop for Report Server and the "normal" PowerBI Desktop. I want to use the ShapeMaps, Visio Visual also. But this is not possible yet.

                                        105 votes
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                                          4 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Show thumbnails of Power BI reports (same as the Mobile Reports)

                                          Mobile Reports have a sample preview of what the underlying report looks like. Users find this useful when looking for the report they need. Can this be done for the Power BI tiles?

                                          87 votes
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