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  1. Slideshow in Full Screen/TV mode

    The ‘Full Screen mode’ could become more useful for presenting reports on dedicated large screens if it became just a bit more dynamic. Whilst it is currently possible to scroll through report sheets by clicking the arrows in the bottom right corner, it would be most valuable to be able to automate such browsing. A solution could be to introduce a “Play” button that starts a slideshow scrolling through the available report sheets according to a customizable time interval.

    1,241 votes
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      59 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • dotted lines in linecharts

      I would be Nice to have option for setting dotted or solid lines for each rowset in a linechart. typically used for illustrating Budget/forecasts (dotted) and actuals (solid)

      260 votes
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        planned  ·  27 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

        350 votes
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          24 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.

        • Pass filters in URL

          It would be great if we can pass filters in the url of the dashboard, which will filter the reports based on various parameters e.g. current fiscal period, geography, person's role, department etc.

          1,528 votes
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            59 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 ensure that what we’re building meets your needs. We appreciate your feedback!
             
            https://aka.ms/x998cx

          • 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.

            559 votes
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              50 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Dynamic Parameters for What if analysis

              [Will Thompson] I've just merged a couple of very close scenarios, which all have similar great ideas! Something we're considering for the future, so I'm keen to hear your feedback on this. I like this core scenario of a numeric value that is bound to a slider control, and can then be used as part of some expression.

              - In a sales report, I can adjust a '% increase' slider to see what impact a small change in revenue might have had on my sales.
              - In a mortgage calculator, I can change the % rate, borrowed amount and term to see projected…

              924 votes
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                61 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Drill to a report page

                Ability to select/click a row on the table or chart and be able to contextually go to another report , with appropriate filters. This is only useful when we are able to hide the pages in the report and they appear only when something is(row or cell) selected on a table or similar chart.

                1,233 votes
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                  66 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hi everyone. Thanks for supporting this idea – we’re beginning the planning for exactly what this would look like in Power BI. Please keep voting to help us prioritize it, and let us know exactly what your scenarios are in the comments so we can do our best to address them.

                  thanks!
                  Will

                • Allow in-place data model refresh in embedded PowerBI

                  Today it is possible only to have a static data model or direct query. Would really like to have the mainstream refreshable data model available within the embedded offering. Would like to be able to control the refresh via API.

                  338 votes
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                    planned  ·  50 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Matrix Measures or Values on Rows instead of Columns

                    We need Matrix’s to have the ability to move Measures or Values to rows instead of Columns. This is a definite must have!!! I was in the process of doing a pilot roll out of Power BI to my management team and when this question came up it was a huge miss and got a tremendous amount of groans. This is an everyday view we use and really need this for Power BI to cover the basics. I love the program but we really need this. Please help!

                    To elaborate, if I have sales, quantity sold, asp (average sales price),…

                    1,195 votes
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                      99 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

                      27 votes
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                        6 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

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                          143 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

                        • Live/DirectQuery to SAP BW

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

                          67 votes
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                            11 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Updatable PBIX/XLSX datasets

                            A way to update datasets (so reports we can add new calculated fields, etc.). If that was fixed, I think my team could begin adopting

                            37 votes
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                              4 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  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.

                              2,536 votes
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                                191 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

                              • Interactive dashboard tiles

                                Working with the new dashboard, I'm all the time clicking on the tiles and expecting to have some kind of interactivity (filtering, selecting, ...) without immediately navigating to the underlying report.

                                108 votes
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                                  5 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  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)

                                  888 votes
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                                    39 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.

                                  • Tooltip customization on reports

                                    Power BI, by default showing the selected fields in the report tooltip. There should be a option to discard/add fields from the tooltip. e.g It shows Index column in Map visualization, which can be discarded.

                                    219 votes
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                                      37 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      We just released an update to our custom tooltips experience. With the new aggregation types for string and dates, you can now start to use these data types more effectively in your tooltips. This builds on top of our existing tooltip experience: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-desktop-custom-tooltips/

                                      We are planning more improvements to tooltips in the future as well, including the much asked for discard default fields option, so stay tuned!

                                    • SAP BW display Key and Text

                                      It seems as if only Text is available to select.
                                      We require the Key to be available to build relationships and to view data

                                      96 votes
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                                        14 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 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.

                                        358 votes
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                                          35 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.

                                        • 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.

                                          161 votes
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                                            21 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.

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