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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

    664 votes
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      34 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Dataflows Direct Query

      Dataflows would be really useful if you could connect to them via DirectQuery. This would mean that we could query enormous dataflows that are not practical to load to the Data model and can make aggregate dataflows that we load to the Data model.

      Unsure if this is possible with the architecture of a Dataflow, but it could be quite handy if it is possible.

      85 votes
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        under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Dataflows linked entities Pro Licence

        The new Dataflows concept looks really interesting and holds massive potential to change the BI landscape.
        Currently linking dataflows is only applicable to Premium licences. Based on how Dataflows are pitched as an Excel type approach to ETL I find it unusual that linked entities are only appropriate for Premium licences, especially since the analogy of an entities is a 'cell' in Excel. This is like shipping Excel with only one cell in it as a product for non-premium users. Premium capacities are only appropriate for huge organisations with hundreds of licences to make it financially viable. I would consider…

        57 votes
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          under review  ·  9 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.

          1,100 votes
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            under review  ·  24 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • One single schedule task for sequential refresh of both Dataflows + Dataset

            The biggest thing that I’m missing is the ability to schedule a Dataflow, plus a Dataset (without Premium capacity). Now you can schedule both separately, but not in an automated sequential way.

            https://ssbipolar.com/2018/11/24/whats-missing-from-power-bi-dataflows/

            44 votes
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              under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  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

              367 votes
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                18 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 38 votes
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                  under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Link and Calculated Entities for PRO users without Premium Capacity

                  Vote for this idea if you want the ability to join or append tables together in Dataflows without having a Premium Capacity available.

                  31 votes
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                    under review  ·  2 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.

                    329 votes
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                      25 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • "Folder" connector for Dataflows

                      I would like to be able to create an entity by combining multiple flat files (i.e. csv) in a folder located on a local network.

                      21 votes
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                        under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow computed entities to be refreshed with a Pro license

                        At the moment, computed entities in dataflows can only be refreshed if the entity are allocated to a workspace in Premium capacity.

                        Power BI datasets/reports with computed entities can be refreshed with a Pro license.

                        18 votes
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                          under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • SharePoint folders connector for Dataflows

                          Please create a SharePoint folders connector for Dataflows

                          18 votes
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                            under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  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.

                            635 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.

                              120 votes
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                                under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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.

                                399 votes
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                                  62 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow computed entities to be refreshed with a Pro license

                                  At the moment, computed entities in dataflows can only be refreshed if the entity are allocated to a workspace in Premium capacity.

                                  Power BI datasets/reports with computed entities can be refreshed with a Pro license.

                                  7 votes
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                                    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Copy/paste M queries with dependencies from desktop apps into dataflows

                                    Power Query, whether in Excel Desktop, Power BI Desktop, or Visual Studio, lets you copy/paste a query back and forth between query panes, and that single pasting will carry over all dependencies (if any), i.e. functions, parameters, and nested queries (via Combine or Append). This makes it very easy to migrate PQ solutions from Excel to PBI to SSAS/AAS.

                                    My suggestion is to add a Paste action in the Power Query Online query pane, with the same smart behavior as in the desktop apps.

                                    See this if you're not familiar with the desktop behavior I'm talking about:
                                    https://blog.crossjoin.co.uk/2017/02/25/exporting-your-queries-m-code-from-power-query-and-power-bi-using-copypaste/

                                    6 votes
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                                      under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  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.

                                      97 votes
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                                        under review  ·  20 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  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 ?

                                        166 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.

                                          186 votes
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                                            under review  ·  12 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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