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  1. Enable specific security groups setting for 'Publish to web'

    The "Publish to web" setting for portal administrators currently has the options of 'Enabled' or 'Disabled'. It would be beneficial to have this manageable in the same way as content packs so certain security (AAD) groups could be set as publishers.

    137 votes
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      17 comments  ·  Other  ·  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.

      15 votes
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        started  ·  0 comments  ·  Adoption  ·  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.

        427 votes
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          11 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Slider / Slicer for Values

          We now have a great Slicer for dates, which is presented as a Slider, but it would be great to have a similar Slider Slicer for values too.

          eg, If I have a field called 'Customer Balance' and want to give the end user the ability to filter down between two values (Customer Balances between 1000 & 10000), then a standard Slicer is not suitable as it just lists the balances. A Slider based Slicer will fill this role.

          207 votes
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            18 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Filter bookmarks

            To have some kind of filter bookmarks so to "save" recurring searches or slicers slections (and avoiding repeating over and over select/unselect to surf in the data).

            168 votes
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              23 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              As many of you likely know, we shipped a preview of the bookmarking feature earlier this month. You can read the blog announcement here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/blog/power-bi-desktop-october-2017-feature-summary/#bookmarking

              For those who are looking for bookmarks that only bookmark filter/slicer selection you can also vote on this idea to track progress: https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/31788382-bookmark-toggle-retain-slicer-selection While the idea suggests bookmarking just visual properties and not filter/slicer selection, the solution we are working on while let you do either.

            • Connection to Common Data Service (CDS)

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

              47 votes
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                7 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.

              • Export to Power Point

                Export / Print Reports from web to Power Point

                121 votes
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                  started  ·  10 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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.

                  922 votes
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                    174 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,…

                    57 votes
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                      3 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 ;)

                      151 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

                      • Adding a "Hide Page" option

                        The other day, one of my customer told me that one of the report page was not neccessary. So I deleted.

                        Now, he says he wants this page back, but I have to replicate it.

                        It Would be great if we had the possibility of hide a page, so we don't need to delete and recreate if needed.

                        Thanks!

                        334 votes
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                          44 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Ability to align the column content

                          Add the ability to align the column content in tables, e.g. left- and right-aligned, centred, etc. in Power BI Desktop.

                          684 votes
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                            114 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.

                            30 votes
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                              started  ·  2 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allows Slicers to apply to all Pages of a Report

                              As has been partly implemented with Filters, it would be very useful to have slicers that could apply to all pages of a report. This would allow users to interact more easily.

                              4,705 votes
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                                459 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hi everyone. I’m really excited to say we’ve started work on this, we’re planning to address two common use cases for this. First, having slicers that appear on every page so you can see them as a restatement, but keeping the selected value in sync across all those pages. That way you select once and see all the slicers updated. Secondly, you asked to have the first page in a report contain all the slicers – if that’s what you’re looking for you can set up the same synchronized slicers but hide them where you don’t want them visible (see the new Selection pane launched in October!)

                                Thanks for your continued support of the suggestion – we’ll keep you updated when we ship the feature.

                              • Allow R functions to transform data before graphing.

                                Let custom R script modify current tables, and let the result set be returned back into PowerBI's charting capabilities. This is similar to the idea of having custom SQL statements as filters for your data source. Having R functions modifying your data before graphing is even more powerful.

                                26 votes
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                                  started  ·  2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow the creation of a Theme Pack

                                  Allow for the creation of a corporate color theme pack. Same principle of styles in Excel: I define a set of styles (colors, fonts, background, format,...) and apply to my report items. For example, let me set the default slicer background color to a suitable shade so that all slicer created start with my default color settings. I would also like to be able to save me color scheme separately so that i can share it with colleagues to create a consistent feel.

                                  1,194 votes
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                                    74 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Pass data from another source as input to the R.Execute() function

                                    The R.Execute() Power Query function only allows you to use R for ingesting data. Ideally, make R.Execute() more powerful by making it a data transformation function as well as data source. Let data be loaded from other sources, and then R.Execute() could be called in a subsequent step in the Power Query query.

                                    let
                                    Source = Excel.Workbook(File.Contents("C:\[...].xlsx"), null, true),
                                    Custom1 = R.Execute("df<-data.frame(Source) [...]")
                                    in
                                    Custom1

                                    Transformations could all be done in R first, but it's slower in general, and you lose the convenience of blending data in Power BI itself.

                                    17 votes
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                                      started  ·  6 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Refresh dashboards tiles when i change a report

                                      It very annoying having to re-draw every dashboard that uses a specific report. It would be nice having automatic refresh of the dashboard tile when I change a report involved.

                                      300 votes
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                                        31 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        started  ·  lorey responded

                                        We’re working on a solution that we believe will solve this problem. Stay tuned.

                                      • ArcGIS geodatabases

                                        Be able to connect to an ESRI ArcGIS geodatabase to view and query on feature classes.

                                        312 votes
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                                          60 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                            35 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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