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  1. Format Strings don't work on a SSAS Model with Calculation Group(s)

    AAS recently implemented Calculation Groups with big fanfare.

    However any SSAS / AAS Cube that has any users using Power BI in Live Connect mode cannot add this feature to their cube. I would be willing to bet this is > 95% of all Microsofts Cube customers.

    The problem is that any graphical visual (i.e. not table/matrix/card) will not honour any format string (static or dynamic).

    This means that any simple measure that shows a % will show as a decimal 0.01 instead of 1%.

    This is such a jarring issue for users it means that we cannot use the…

    38 votes
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  2. Mobile App embedded content

    The ability to embed external content in the navigation page in new app experience is great. But it doesn't work with mobile/ipad apps. This is frustrating as even O365 embed codes doesn't work. Please look into this

    30 votes
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  3. Allow Parameters to be saved in Dataflows

    At the moment, parameters cannot be created and saved in dataflows. Parameters are automatically converted to a table when saving the dataflow.

    Parameters are useful to easily change or update specific values in SQL queries.

    102 votes
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  4. Support New Filter Pane on Phones

    Filters displayed on the mobile app should respect the rules configured in the report design. Hidden filters should not show in the mobile filtering and locked filters should not be changeable. The fact that mobile filtering does not act like the New Filter Pane means we can't use the New Filter Pane for any reports and have to use slicers instead. We need a consistent UX. Reports need to be filtered the same way in the web portal, on tablets and on phones

    34 votes
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  5. Increase the data export row limit (30,000 rows max) in Power BI Report Server

    The capability to export raw data from Power BI is an important function for many users.

    Presently, the export data limits are as follows and confirmed at the community link below.


    • Power BI Service (cloud platform): 150,000 row maximum

    • Power BI Report Server (on-premise platform): 30,000 row maximum

    Please increase the export limit setting on Report Server to match that of Service. Better yet, increase them both to a much higher limit as requested by others in separate idea posts.

    http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Report-Server/What-is-the-Export-data-row-count-limit-for-Power-BI-Report/m-p/343951

    775 votes
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    58 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. "Folder" connector for Dataflows

    I would like to be able to create an entity by combining multiple flat files (i.e. csv) in a folder located on a local network.

    77 votes
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  7. Report page tooltip on all objects

    New report page tooltip preview feature in the March update is great.

    Would be nice if we had the option of adding this tooltip to visuals that previously didn't have a tooltip.

    For example, I have a card visual. I'd like users to get one of these mini report pages pop-up when they hover over it but as this visual doesn't have a tooltip it can't be used.

    Would be great if we can do this on other things like shapes and text boxes as well.

    554 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Amanda Cofsky responded

    Since the initial release, we added support for table, matrix, and cards.

    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-july-2018-feature-summary/#tableTooltips

    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-september-2018-feature-summary/#tooltips

    I’ll leave this idea open for now since there are some requests for shapes, textboxes, and buttons, but it would be helpful if people can comment on their use cases for report page tooltips on these non-visual report elements.

  8. ODBC Data Sources in Dataflows

    Please add ODBC data source connectors for Dataflows. Many of our queries connect through ODBC drivers because direct access to the DB2 database is not allowed through the DB2 driver.

    72 votes
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  9. SharePoint folders connector for Dataflows

    Please create a SharePoint folders connector for Dataflows

    56 votes
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  10. Support for custom Power Query Functions in Dataflows

    We really need support for custom functions in Dataflows. This is a huge limitation to dataflows today.

    52 votes
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  11. Integration of Microsoft .NET ML (Machine Learning) with Power BI

    Similar to R integration in Power BI, it will so important for C# developers to use the newly emerging open-source .NET ML (Machine Learning) https://github.com/dotnet/machinelearning within Power BI.

    Check the Roadmap of this library at https://github.com/dotnet/machinelearning/blob/master/ROADMAP.md
    - Binary classification
    - Multiclass classification
    - Regression
    - Clustering
    - Anomaly detection (coming soon)
    - Ranking (coming soon)
    - Recommendation (coming soon)

    Power BI ♥ ML

    Naji K.

    71 votes
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  12. Enable saving of a dataflow even if a refresh has occured during editing

    If, during editing of a dataflow, a refresh is performed, it is not possible to save your changes, you have to close the editor and restart the editing.

    In the future, it would be preferable to either allow saving a changed dataflow even if it was refreshed, or disable refreshing during editing.

    29 votes
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  13. Export to Powerpoint - Hide "Hidden" Pages

    Export to PowerPoint reveals "hidden" Pages, and the "hidden" pages contribute to the maximum of export limit of 15 pages. It would be great if:
    a) the hidden pages did not contribute to the maximum 15 pages
    b) the hidden pages were not revealed when exported to PowerPoint

    286 votes
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    41 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Rest API Apps list and specific App contents (reports, dashboards, users)

    I've been using the Power BI REST API to get the list of reports/datasets/dashboards/tiles/members/etc.), but don't see any option to get the list of Apps and the contents of a specific App (reports, dashboards, app members).

    Please add this to the REST API!

    We really need the Apps list and app contents (reports list, etc) and security information (members that have access to a specific App).

    Thanks!

    65 votes
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  15. Export current theme as a Json file

    We have a wonderful option - switch theme to import theme as a JSON file.It would be great to have an export option to export current theme as a JSON file from a report.

    605 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Amanda Cofsky responded

    We’ve started work to let you export themes from Power BI Desktop!

  16. 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

    113 votes
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    started  ·  Amanda Cofsky responded

    We are actively working on this! I’ll update the idea when it’s completed.

  17. Cause Messaging built into the Premium Capacity Metrics App/Report

    Although the new Prem Cap Metric app is a good start to allowing organizations to understand and manage their Premium Capacity, it has a way to come.

    Trying to get to the root cause of issues in capacity utilization is still a difficult puzzle. Better ways to help point the administrators to the issues is needed. As we know, there are several reasons for high utilization, some can be addressed in development (query tuning) and some operationally (staggering refreshes). And when those items are handled, the next step is capacity expansion.

    I would like to see more details about the…

    6 votes
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  18. 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.

    6,108 votes
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    573 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Another update on this item – users now have the ability to set up scheduled subscriptions with paginated reports and 6 different formats, along with parameters per subscription to allow further personalization. There is also now the ability to create paginated reports against any Power BI dataset in the service, and we’re planning to add drillthrough from Power BI to Paginated Reports in the short term.

    We still have plans to support e-mail attachments for Power BI reports as well in the coming months, and we’ll share more specifics once we get closer to starting that work.

  19. 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.…

    16 votes
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  20. 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.

    547 votes
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