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  1. Export Report Server Power BI report to PDF

    Please add the capability to export Report Server PowerBI reports to formats like pdf, word, powerpoint. Some of this functionality exists in the service but please add it to Report Server.

    1,773 votes
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      53 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thanks for the feedback – we have this in our plans for the service and a future release of Power BI Report Server. I will update the status as soon as we’ve started work on this highly requested feature!

    • Conditional Formatting for Text

      It would be great to conditional format a table and/or a matrix based on the cell text, not only numbers

      679 votes
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        31 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Dynamic row-level security for Power BI Report Server

        Power BI Desktop (optimized for Report Server) allows you to define roles with DAX filters. However, when reports are published to the Report Server, there is no way to assign these roles to specific users/groups, so we can't yet implement row-level security on the Report Server. It would be great it Report Server was able to support dynamic row-level security similar to the Power BI Service.

        751 votes
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          44 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          planned  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

          Thanks for your feedback! Here’s a quick update.

          You can implement RLS at a couple of different layers:

          1. Within your data source. Some data sources, such as SQL Server database (2016+) and Analysis Services, have built-in support for RLS. Then, when you connect from Power BI Desktop in DirectQuery mode, you’ll see only the data you’re allowed to see. The same does work in Power BI Report Server if you configure it to delegate (Kerberos Constrained Delegation) or impersonate (“Log in using these credentials, but then try to impersonate…” checkbox) the user viewing the report.

          2. Within your Power BI report. You can define the roles and filters in Power BI Desktop, but can’t yet assign users/groups to these roles in Power BI Report Server. Rest assured we plan to address this gap as soon as we can. We don’t yet have a timeframe to share, but can…

        • General Tooltip or Infotip for Visuals

          It would be cool to have the ability to add Informational Custom Tooltips/Infotips to visuals.

          For example, a report curator would be able to add information about what a visual calculates or displays. This could show as a small "i" or "?" that when hovered over, shows a pop over with information about that visual.

          This could help users quickly get the most value out of a report and it's containing visuals.

          80 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Adoption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Export to excel functionality

            Users are interested in the reports to be downloaded in excel, please add this functionality in power bi report server.

            18 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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.

              1,066 votes
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                64 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!

              • Embed Power BI Report Server reports into extranet apps

                Allow Embedding of Power BI Report Server Reports for Extranet Apps. Because of our clients needs data cannot leave our servers and be put on the cloud. Our existing SSRS reports are displayed using a report viewer object, however this will not work for PBIX. We need to ability to embed PBIX and display it externally. Is this going to be possible with Power BI report Server?

                246 votes
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                  22 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Wanted to post an update to one of the pieces called out for this item – In a future update for the product, we’re planning to do work to introduce support for ADFS/AAD in Power BI Report Server, and at the same time do work to enable your app to override user authentication in a secure way.

                • Bookmarking in Mobile App

                  Our Power BI users often travel to areas with bad internet connections to visit clients. The bookmarks feature would be the perfect solution for them if it was available in the mobile app and could cache the data and visuals when bookmarked.

                  40 votes
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                    planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support Power BI Report Server multiple instances on a single server

                    Please add support for Power BI Report Server multiple instances on a single server. Like SQL Server Reporting Services : ability to change name, location, add, remove instance. On a mid/large report server farm, multiple instance helps a lot for progressive patching, ssrs subscription launch on different sql engine, etc.

                    157 votes
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                      48 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      planned  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

                      Tons of helpful feedback here. Thank you!

                      Several people asked why we removed support for multiple instances. Rest assured, we had no desire to do so. To release Power BI Report Server every few months, independently of SQL Server, we needed to develop a new installer separate from the SQL Server installer. (There was other customer feedback that called for a separate installer as well.) There’s simply more work for us to do to reintroduce multi-instance support within this new installer. We don’t yet have a timeframe to share, but yes, we do plan to reintroduce multi-instance support!

                    • 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.

                      745 votes
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                        86 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Export to PowerPoint with filters applied

                        PowerPoint Export to take into account filters that have been applied to the report prior to export. This is essential for users which need to filter on historic dates and then wish to export the report with those details.

                        1,040 votes
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                          102 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Subscribe to email snapshots of reports in *specific filter/slicer states*

                          Extend the email subscriptions feature, currently in public preview, to include support for email snapshots of reports in specific filter/slicer states.

                          More information about the feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-email-subscriptions-in-power-bi-stay-informed-when-it-matters/

                          397 votes
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                            14 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Admin Center - Stop users from creating groups

                            Please can you add functionality in the admin portal which could prevent users from creating groups. This will help to maintain control and governance of the system and ensure that it's purpose for implementing it into the organisation is fulfilled.

                            73 votes
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                              6 comments  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Disable Export data function in Power BI Embeded

                              Currently Export data can be disabled from the service but not from Power BI Embeded. We want to keep our data from being able to exported by others and see Power BI Embeded as our prefered roll out solution but the lack of ability to turn off the export feature means that we are not currently able to use Embeded for this purpose. Ideally we need a way to control export data at a visual level but at minimum control at a dashboard / report level. This is a high priority feature for us to be able to complet our…

                              159 votes
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                                17 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Thank you for your feedback.
                                We are planning to add this capability as part of other Admin controls changes through API.
                                For the first phase, we will support the control in the embedded object level (i.e. report/ Dashboard/ Tile)

                              • scheduled export of a report to pdf

                                It would be nice if there is an option to have a scheduled export of a report to PDF. A nice to have feature would be to directly e-mail it to people so they are being notified of the latest report.

                                3,199 votes
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                                  304 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Default Slicer Values via Query Parameter

                                  I have been using Query Parameters on my Embedded reports for a while now, which is great!
                                  Now I have been asked to default the parameter but allow users to select others. The problem here is query paramater sets a report filters values, and inturn the values available to the slicer are filtered.

                                  When using embedded reports users don't have access to the filters on the right hand side, therefore I would request that we have a way to pass in slicer selections as part of the query.

                                  Whilst I am on this, it would be nice if this change…

                                  34 votes
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                                    planned  ·  1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Single-sign-on for connection to SAP BW

                                    Connector to SAP BW has enabled the easy access to data in SAP BW. However, scheduling the data refresh from SAP BW is not possible since the SSO feature is not available. This would be a good step to create dashboards using Power BI consuming SAP BW data.

                                    91 votes
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                                      15 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Dynamically specify Data Colour using column e.g #A66999.

                                      The ability to provide specify the Data Colour for each item in the Legend field. E.g. a column from the data source in which to specify the colour e.g. #A66999 for each item in the Legend field.

                                      This would apply to all the standard charts, e.g. bar, column, line chart, any of the charts with the Legend property.

                                      522 votes
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                                        planned  ·  24 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Failover is not available with the current Enterprise Gateway, this make it challenging when we want to use EntGW in scale. High Availabili

                                        Failover is not available with the current Enterprise Gateway, this make it challenging when we want to use EntGW in scale. High Availability critical aspect for company whom want to adopt PBI as enterprise solution. Please consider.

                                        40 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow programmatically embedding visuals from R and Python

                                          R and python have a rich set of visuals. I would like the ability to programmatically embed them into Power BI.

                                          75 votes
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                                            planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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