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  1. Allow visual header control per visual

    The March 2018 update introduced visual header control at the report level.

    Since this is currently an 'all-or-nothing' feature, please evolve this so we can control visual headers on a per visual basis.

    503 votes
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      34 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • New functionality "Sync Slicers" in Custom Visual visualizations.

      I tested the "Sync Slicers" new functionality and it's a very good option but it doesn't work with a Custom Visual, for example, Chiclet Slicer. Chiclet Slicer is a Custom Visual visualizations widely used and it will be very important that this new functionality work in it well.

      476 votes
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        30 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Personalized Bookmarks

        The current bookmarking feature requires report creators to define bookmarks. Ideally, users would be able to save personalized bookmarks (similar to web browser) in addition to the author's pre-defined bookmarks.

        For example, I might have a project management report or sales by stores. Each user of the report may have their own set of projects or stores that they want to quickly navigate between. These are relevant to the current users and not other users of the reports.

        954 votes
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          34 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow Tooltip Pages to be used in matrix/table

          Please allow Tooltip Pages to be used in matrix/table also - not just in charts.
          Thank you

          40 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Bookmark groups

            The new bookmark feature looks great. Would be useful if you could have collections of bookmarks for the presentation mode. For example, we have multiple clients that we provide campaign analysis for. It would be useful to use the same base report for these presentations but with the ability to create a group of bookmarks that are specific to that presentation. That way only one report can be used for every presentation and multiple users could have their own set of bookmarks to view a report in the ways that they specifically care about.

            336 votes
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              9 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Tooltip for Matrix visual (and others)

              For the Matrix and the Table Visuals (and others), tooltips simply show the value of the item over which the Pointer hovers. The behaviour of the tooltips differs from PBI Desktop to Browser in Terms of Duration of being shown and the truncation of longer texts.

              Other visuals (e.g. bar chart) have a customizable tooltip that can be filled by a special field well. Please add the same functionality to table and Matrix visuals!

              179 votes
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                14 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Power BI Embedded

                Our organization has a worldwide presence and we have to adhere to local country data privacy rules. To successfully deploy Power BI Embedded or Power BI Premium capacities we need to be able to choose specific location region where the capacity is created. Right now the PBIE capacity location region is indirectly related to Azure AD tenant region and directly related to Power BI tenant region. This forces us to create additional Azure AD/Power BI tenants just to have PBIE in a different region. Please disconnect PBIE capacity location from PBI tenant location and offer a wide location region selection.…

                4 votes
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                  started  ·  1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Power BI Premium Performance Monitoring

                  I currently have no way of monitoring my Power BI Premium server. As we add more and more users to our single EM1 PBI Premium server, I am sure at some point we will run into performance issues. However currently there is no way to see the load on the server.

                  Here are two things that would help:

                  1. Server level usage metrics reports. Currently I can only view this by workspace, and I have 50+ workspaces, so there is no way to know the overall views or active users.

                  2. Server level performance reports. There are lots of metrics…

                  142 votes
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                    11 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Bookmarks in Power BI embedded

                    Per today you cannot show the bookmark pane in embedded power bi reports. It would be good to have the option to
                    1) show the bookmark pane in embedded (like with the filter pane)
                    2) An extension to 1 would be to retrieve bookmarks and set them programatically to the report. As the filter / bookmark pane is not that goodlooking in an embedded report as i power bi service.

                    31 votes
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                      started  ·  4 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow setting connectionstring for imported mode via API

                      Curently you can set the connection string via 'SetAllDatasetConnectionsInGroup' but only for direct query datasets. Unless this works for imported mode, I don't see how we can make SAAS offerings using imported mode.

                      12 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Better Premium Capacity Usage report

                        The current capacity usage report just shows Good/Marginal/Critical. This information does not help with troubleshooting or capacity planning. Request to have more detailed report (e.g., line graph) with historical data. This will help with troubleshooting issue if we see usage spikes or with capacity planning for growth trend.

                        6 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          We have added a tile for memory usage and line graph with exportable data for average memory usage per hour for the past 7 days. We are actively working on improving this experience.

                        • Allow admins to control which users' identities are exposed in per-user usage metrics

                          Usage metrics now expose per-user information - i.e. the names of the users that are accessing dashboards and reports.

                          Allow admins control which users' names and info are picked up by the feature. In other words, admins can choose to "anonymize" certain sets of users so that their names do not appear in usage metrics.

                          18 votes
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                            started  ·  0 comments  ·  Adoption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Disable/hide visual border on hover

                            Disable/hide visual borders when hovered over, atleast in full screen mode. It makes the UI look pretty untidy.

                            406 votes
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                              30 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Printing custom visualizations

                              It would be helpful to be able to print custom visualizations to PowerPoint. Currently there is just a message saying that the visualizations are not currently supported. Even allowing the visuals to be frozen in a picture format would be acceptable. Thanks.

                              465 votes
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                                13 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Export to Power Point

                                Export / Print Reports from web to Power Point

                                154 votes
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                                  started  ·  17 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Connection to Common Data Service (CDS)

                                  Please create a data connection to CDS as a data source. This is the database model behind PowerApps

                                  54 votes
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                                    8 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Thanks for your interest in this connector! With this update of the Power BI Desktop, there is now a preview of the PowerApps Common Data Service connector. You can read more about the preview here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-february-feature-summary/#cds

                                    Once the Common Data Service team expands the number of people with access to the connector to everyone, we will remove the “beta” tag and close the suggestion as completed.

                                  • Combine enterprise gateway and online data sources

                                    At this time, a gateway will not function properly if you are using data sources and one is online and one is on-prem. As soon as the online data source is added, the gateway is designed to gray out because Power BI interprets that it is no longer needed. I would like to be able to combine data sources from both on-prem and online sources together with the use of gateways.

                                    1,195 votes
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                                      210 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Persisting default selections for different users

                                      We need the ability to persist at dashboard-level different selections for different users so that when these users refresh, they do not have to reselect all the filters for the displayed charts.

                                      Scenario: After sharing the dashboard with multiple people, each person will want to monitor the dashboard using their own values for some of the dashboard filters (for example, for pinned live pages, there may be multiple filters/slicers for each page). Currently, a user needs to reselect those filters each time after refresh (if he wants to choose something different than the default dashboard configuration), which is very inconvenient,…

                                      70 votes
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                                        4 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Thank you for the feedback! We are now working on a way to persist your last state on report pages. This will essentially remember all your filter and slicer states, so you don’t have to re-select everything once you navigate away or refresh the page. For our first rev of this feature (targeted release Q4 CY 2017), it will only be available on report pages. We will plan on support live tiles in the future.

                                      • Improve customs visuals quality

                                        On the one hand, custom visuals are great. Thanks to the engaged community we have new visualizations.

                                        On the other hand, those visuals are buggy, unoptimized, not fully integrated, lacking functionality and sometimes of poor visual quality.

                                        Hope the PowerBI team picks up on the shortcomings and improves them or release their own official versions.

                                        Please vote ;)

                                        157 votes
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                                          9 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          We are investing to constantly improve the custom visuals and the platform. performance, reliability, feature-set, etc.
                                          Most visuals are maintained by the community, and we encourage them to improve. recently the custom visuals gallery was migrated to the Office store, where reviews and ratings are available, so I encourage you to go and review visuals and ask for features directly from the developers.
                                          You can also use the dedicated community site to suggest ideas: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Custom-Visuals-Ideas/idb-p/CustomVisualsIdeas

                                        • Create new dataset from R by doing calculations on data loaded in PowerBI already

                                          The current R data connector forces you to pull data into R directly from the source (CSV, etc.) in order to run calculations and have the results show up as a PowerBI dataset. It would be very useful to be able to do R calculations from data sources already pulled into PowerBI instead, and then create a new data source from those.

                                          36 votes
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