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  1. Save Power BI report to Report Server with datasource other than SSAS

    At the moment it is only possible to save a Power BI report with datasource SSAS to the Report Server. With any other datasource you get a error, that only SSAS is supported. Please add the possibility to save reports with other datasources to Report Server.

    11 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Power BI Desktop Auto Update

      I'm shocked that I'm required to download a new version of Power BI every time you roll out updates. It's 2015, push those updates via the web to my desktop app, how hard can that be?

      1,861 votes
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        95 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        As you may have heard from the Data Insights Summit, we are planning to improve this experience. We’ll start by making Power BI Desktop available through the Windows Store, which will give auto-update and remove the admin requirements. Longer term we want to enroll in Microsoft Update, but there’s more work to do there so it’ll take some time.

        Thanks for supporting this idea!
        Will

      • Drill-down should drill or cross-filter other visualizations on the page

        I have a report page with multiple charts and visualizations. Let's say one of the chart shows Sales by Year and I drill down into 2013 to see the sales by month in 2013. Currently, the drill-down has no effect on the other charts and visualizations on the page; they still show data for all years, not just for 2013. Instead, I'd like other charts to drill down into 2013 or filter by 2013 as well.

        2,219 votes
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          160 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi everyone. We’ve been investigating how this could work in Power BI and have a better handle on it now. It’s definitely here on our backlog although there are many other items we’re prioritizing higher (just take a look at the other ideas we’ve marked as “Started”!). 

          Thanks for your support of this idea – and stay tuned for more updates in the coming months.

          Will

        • Dynamic Date Slicer (improve relative date slicer)

          This is a repost of my idea that was closed as completed, but the 'relative date slicer doesn't allow any of the described request hence my idea is not implemented....

          The new date slicer is awesome, but it would be so nice if you could set a dynamic date selection instead of a static. With a static filter the user will always have to set the dates before the saved report makes sense - especially as the report gets older.

          Dynamic options could be
          YTD, QTD, MTD, WTD, Today, This Year, This Quarter, This Month, This Week and so on.

          212 votes
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            13 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            The relative date slicer (a Preview feature as of June ‘17) gets us close to this with the ’This Month’ or ‘This Year’ settings. That is a dynamic date selection that updates based on the current system date. We plan to add a ‘YTD’/‘MTD’ option to specifically select a range from the start of the month/year up to today, hopefully that’ll address the remaining requirements!

          • Allow Excel Online to connect to a Power BI data source via 'Analyse In Excel'

            Now that Power BI has the Analyse in Excel function, can you please make Excel Online (Excel in a browser) connect to the Power BI data source so slicers and timelines function and the workbook can refresh from the Power BI data source?

            23 votes
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              planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Support Google BigQuery

              Support Google BigQuery

              292 votes
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                35 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                We plan to deliver a Google BigQuery connector in the future (no timeline at this point), which will include Import & DirectQuery capabilities.

                In the interim, you can import data from Google BigQuery using an ODBC driver, which is fully supported for Import scenarios in Power BI Desktop, and Personal/Enterprise Gateway for Refresh purposes.

                Thanks,
                M.

              • 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.

                389 votes
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                  37 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  planned  ·  loreylorey responded

                  We are currently planning this feature. As we scope the area, it would be great to get any additional feedback you have around how you’d like this feature to work. Keep voting this up and giving us more feedback so we can incorporate it into our design.

                • Copy/paste the data behind the visual in Power BI to other applications

                  I can copy the visual either as image or data table and paste it in other applications.

                  606 votes
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                    56 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Integrate SSRS reports

                    Source dashboard reports from SSRS reports.

                    1,523 votes
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                      83 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      We are actively working on integrating SSRS reports into Power BI. SSRS is a very rich platform with huge array of extensibility options that customers are heavily using. So running these reports on prem and delivering the results to Power BI dashboard tiles is one option that we are exploring as a first step. If you have any inputs/suggestions, please comment on it.

                    • Ability to share a report without sharing a dashboard

                      Would be nice to have the ability to share only the reports without having to share the dashboard

                      58 votes
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                        planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

                        RIght now, on powerbi.com, there is no ability to organize reports, dashboards, etc into folders. If you have a lot of content or users, this gets messy quickly.

                        Please add the ability to organize into folders (and secure those folders separately)

                        1,033 votes
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                          52 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Update: We have released a new navigation, which automatically groups all shared items by owner name. Take a look at it here and see if it helps: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-new-power-bi-navigation-preview/

                          Also, we are working on allowing you to group dashboards and reports into one level of folders when you distribute them to other. It will be previewed early next year and we think it will help you with the request below.

                        • Print and Export Embedded Reports through REST APIs

                          Now that we have a great embed report/tile feature that can be used to embed reports/tiles in custom apps, it would be great to have some REST APIs that can facilitate printing and download of the reports into either PDF/Excel etc.

                          70 votes
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                            planned  ·  6 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • MySQL support on SSRS Report Server

                            Please add support to use MySQL in Power BI Technical Preview to create reports on our server. Currently I can't use SSRS and power BI Technical preview to create reports for database on MySQL

                            5 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Power BI Report Server SQL Server Data Source

                              Using the Power BI Report server I would like to be able to connect to a SQL Server Database data source rather than just an analysis services cube

                              19 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Global filter in dashboards

                                Allow me to pin a filter to the dashboard that can be associated with one or more pinned dashboard KPIs.

                                2,723 votes
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                                  195 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hey all – we’re looking into how best to tackle this and other filter-related functionality. If you have a few moments, please take the following survey to share your thoughts. The survey takes ~10 minutes to complete, and will help make sure that what we’re building meets your needs. We appreciate your feedback!
                                   
                                  https://aka.ms/x998cx

                                • Search my filter values in a dashboard

                                  I have 40,000 values in some of my core filters. Because the web UI only supports browsing through the filter values, I have to pre-filter each dashboard. I need the same search UI available in Excel filters.

                                  175 votes
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                                    22 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    planned  ·  Julie ZhuJulie Zhu responded

                                    Thanks for your feedbacks! We understand that advanced filter mode does not fully serve the need. We plan to add the search capability in. Stay tuned.

                                  • Live/DirectQuery to SAP BW

                                    The SAP BW Connector currently does not support Live or Direct Query. Some customers are looking for this feature.

                                    74 votes
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                                      13 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Percentage format support in table and line chart

                                      Could we change double format to percent style in table and other chart? such as 0.12 to 12% ?

                                      56 votes
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                                        4 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Transfer of ownership of created dashboards

                                        It would be great if there was an option to tranfer ownership of created reports and dashboards. This way, work would not have to be duplicated if the original creator was to leave the company/change roles/etc.

                                        387 votes
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                                          25 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          planned  ·  loreylorey responded

                                          This is planned before end of year. We’re trying to finish up some other admin capabilities first like auditing, and adding a Power BI Admin.

                                        • Table Total visibility

                                          In a grid the totals appear at the end. This is very irrirtating.
                                          The body of the report should be scrollable and the total should always be visible. it is very important for the viewer of the report to confiem the completeness of the report before viewing the details.

                                          41 votes
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