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  1. Copy/Paste from Power BI Desktop

    Please allow Copy/Paste functionality from Power BI Desktop. We often need to recreate PBI reports in Excel just so we can Copy tables or charts and paste into PowerPoint or simply email it. Need stronger integration with other Office products. Copy/paste seems so basic.

    Note: Our company uses PBI Desktop and PBI Report Server (on SQL server) - cloud services are not an option because of Protected Health Information.

    1,204 votes
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      66 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.

      642 votes
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        49 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.

        1,051 votes
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          40 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Python Script in Power BI

          It's great that Power BI already has the capability to run R scripts for data transformation. It would be even better if we could run Python script.

          2,197 votes
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            163 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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

            61 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Show actual CPU utilization of Premium capacity rather than just CPU high utilization

              For the Premium Capacity reports, show actual CPU utilization of Premium capacity rather than just CPU high utilization (represented by the number of times the CPU exceeded 80% utilization). At the moment we have no idea how close we are to breaching CPU performance limits. We could be close to 79% permanently without knowing.

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                0 comments  ·  Premium  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add metrics to Premium Capacity Monitoring App

                We would like to have some extra features to the recently release Premium Capacity Monitoring App. Would it be possible to add the dataset size and the consumed capacity per dataset, instead of just the total?

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                  0 comments  ·  Premium  ·  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.…

                  7 votes
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                    started  ·  2 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.

                      9 votes
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                        6 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

                        21 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.

                          435 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.

                            471 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

                              171 votes
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                                started  ·  20 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.

                                  1,247 votes
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                                    216 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,…

                                    74 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 ;)

                                      163 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

                                      • Allow more than one data source for Direct Queries.

                                        In order to make Direct query more useful it needs to support data from more than one source.

                                        624 votes
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                                          49 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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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