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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.

    1,802 votes
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    88 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We shipped copy and pasting visuals between .pbix files in November. You can learn more about this feature here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-november-2018-feature-summary/#copyPaste This is in addition to the copy data features we added in September: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-september-2018-feature-summary/#copy

    Note that you can get reports into PowerPoint using the export to PowerPoint feature, and if you want specific improvements make sure to vote on those ideas.

    If you want to copy an image to your clipboard instead of the actual visual so you can reuse it anywhere, make sure to vote on this idea: https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/11698812-copy-screenshot-of-visual-to-clipboard And you can vote on this idea for more copy data scenarios (such as whole table of data to clipboard) https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/6696392

  2. Tool Tips for Buttons

    There is currently no tool tip for a button. Now that buttons can perform actions, it would be very useful to have the option to add a tool tip (or hover event message) rather than the default "click to follow link".

    301 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Toggle for single-click interaction in Mobile view

    Currently on Mobile, a visual must be selected, then another tap will interact with that visual. For many visuals, this is not intuitive and is a poor user experience.

    In mobile view, we are creating mobile-friendly views of these visuals, and the extra taps to prevent mis-clicks are not always necessary.

    Would love to have a toggle switch to enable single-click interaction over the entire tab or report in mobile view.

    72 votes
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  4. Send refresh failure notification email to me for a failed dataflow scheduled refresh

    Currently there is no notification option for failed dataflows when they are scheduled to be refreshed.

    If it would be possible to have the same email notification that is currently available for dataset refreshes?

    121 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Python on Scheduled Refresh

    On PowerBi Desktop we can get data using Python Scripts, but after published we can't schedule a refresh data for this connection. The PowerBI returns:
    "Query contains unknown funtion name: Python.Execute."
    It would be better if all features on desktop would work on web too.

    144 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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.

    559 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Take or Transfer Ownership of a Dataflow

    Add the ability to take or transfer ownership of a dataflow to another user. Currently all I see is a message indicating only the owner can edit the dataflow. This is needed to enhance maintainability and enable enterprise level support of a dataflow if the owner is out of office or leaves the company. At least the same take ownership option that is already available with datasets.

    55 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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.

    2,269 votes
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  9. 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.

    1,168 votes
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    64 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Dataflows from Custom SQL Query

    I would like to be able to create an entity based off of a custom SQL Query instead of having to use the Power Query tools. The problem I am having is that one of the tables I am working with is too large and results in a timeout when Dataflows tries to bring it in. I think that a custom SQL Query will alleviate this issue by allowing me to prefilter my data before it comes into Dataflows.

    79 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Drill through that considers slicer/filter context of a parent visual

    The current drill through capability does not appear to consider an active filter/slicer value for a visual unless the dimension being filtered is included in the parent visual. I think it would be helpful if it did.

    For example; a table of customers subject to a slicer for specific stores should pass on both the customer and store values if these dimensions are both listed as drill through filters.

    877 votes
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    52 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Dynamic row-level security for Power BI Report Server

    Power BI Desktop (optimized for Report Server) allows you to define roles with DAX filters. However, when reports are published to the Report Server, there is no way to assign these roles to specific users/groups, so we can't yet implement row-level security on the Report Server. It would be great it Report Server was able to support dynamic row-level security similar to the Power BI Service.

    981 votes
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  13. Filters functionality in landscape mode for Mobile Power BI

    Right now, by design, we cannot use the filter functionality when we are in landscape mode in the mobile app, in order we can use the report/page filters

    Please add this functionality in a way we can use it as in vertical (portrait) mode

    Thanks

    I tested for iOS or Android and it doesn't work in both... this is by design? Or maybe I'm doing a wrong configuration of the PBIX file?

    Thanks for your comments,

    Mauro

    63 votes
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  14. Conditional formatting (cell highligh, font, etc) when comparing multiple fields

    PowerBI needs to have the ability to offer conditional formatting of based on the comparison of 2 or more metrics. For example if metric A = metric B then change the font and highlight color of the cell to red.
    If metric A > metric B and metric A < metric C then change the font and highlight color of the cell to green.
    This should be unlimited for how many colors can be used. Other BI tools offer this feature.
    Note that this is different than what PowerBI currently calls ‘conditional formatting’

    1,719 votes
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    84 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As of our May release, you can now conditionally format a column by another field. Which means you can create a column that does your comparisons and then use that to format anything in your table or matrix. If you have other suggestions for conditional formatting options, make sure to vote on those as well!

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

  15. Menu bar covers report data, can’t hide

    Menu bar covers report page top and can’t hide it. There should be a button to hide menu on the menu instead of just based on scrolling. Please help- I can’t use the filters at the top of my report page.

    19 votes
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    completed  ·  4 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Clear all filters

    When need a button to clear all filters on screen

    255 votes
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  17. Column Profiling Based on All Rows (Data Profiling)

    Loving the new Data Profiling feature. I totally get the logic of only using the first 1000 rows of data to show the Column Profile. But similar to how in the "Filter" Dialog it gives me the option to "Load More". Would like the option to Load the Complete Profile of the Column based on all Data Rows. You can display a warning, if needed to warn the user that this may take a long time depending on the number of rows of data.

    It would be nice if there was an option to do this on a specific Column…

    23 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. power bi mobile report - top floating menu hiding content

    When you initially open a Power BI Report on a mobile phone, you can see the full screen of the report, including any slicers that sit at the top of the report. Once you scroll up or down, you start seeing a floating menu. The top floating menu has a back arrow and the report name and this then makes the top slicers or content unusable. Either the report needs to automatically slide down as the floating menu appears or there needs to be a way to hide or move this floating menu.

    23 votes
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  19. 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.

    334 votes
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  20. PowerBI connector for Oracle Essbase

    This would have a major impact on organisation old Oracle Essbase envs.

    9 votes
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