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  1. 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

    87 votes
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      11 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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.

      711 votes
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        55 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

        1,656 votes
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          132 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

        • 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)

          862 votes
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            37 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.

          • 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),…

            1,107 votes
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              88 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

              1,124 votes
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                62 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

              • 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.

                1,428 votes
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                  57 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

                • Enterprise Gateway automatic failover

                  I have Enterprise Gateway installed to one of my server and works fine, once our server went down due to h/w issue and we had issues with data refresh, is it possible to install and configure Enterprise Gateway on multiple servers so that in case of such events one of the server is reachable?

                  34 votes
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                    planned  ·  5 comments  ·  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.

                    2,438 votes
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                      188 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

                    • 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.

                      546 votes
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                        49 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Integrate SSRS reports

                        Source dashboard reports from SSRS reports.

                        1,460 votes
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                          80 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.

                        • 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.

                          274 votes
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                            planned  ·  39 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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.

                            64 votes
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                              planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Create a view scenario where you can impersonate a viewer of a dashboard/report so that we can see exactly what the consumer sees.

                              Create a view scenario where we can impersonate a named user so that we can see exactly what the consumer sees when they view a dashboard or report.

                              14 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                planned  ·  loreylorey responded

                                We are planning to do this for data that is stored in the cloud. What models were you particularly interested in?

                              • 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.

                                201 votes
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                                  36 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!

                                • 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.

                                  33 votes
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                                    5 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

                                    19 votes
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                                      planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Color Theme for induvidual power view sheets

                                      Right now Color theme is getting changed for the entire excel workbook. But user should be able to change the theme for individual power view sheets of the workbook

                                      199 votes
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                                        17 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.

                                        334 votes
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                                          21 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.

                                        • 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.

                                          335 votes
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                                            33 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.

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