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Allow Hyperlinks in Text Boxes to Open in Same Tab

This would allow for intra report navigation and allow users to jump to different dashboards/pages from within the report.

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  • William Lai commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes please! We need this option for hyperlinks in Text Box and anywhere where a custom web URL action is permitted, such as in a Button action.

    It shouldn't be that hard. I am saying it because there is already such an option in a dashboard tile. When you set the Custom Action of a tile to an external link, there is an option to open the link in the same tab.

    What we need, Microsoft, is to add similar option to report features where an external hyperlink is accepted.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add this feature, if we have multiple hyperlink then user gets confuesed if every link open in new tab.

  • GIULIANO commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It is an important feature which will allow to implement a professional navigation among the Reports. Please raise the priority

  • Asif commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add this feature....meanwhile does anyone have a workaround?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This functionality will be helpful in our project as we need to jump to different dashboards without opening it to new tab.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would really help our development and user experience, and should really be an OOTB experience. Please add this functionality to the next release.

  • Neil John commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree - please prioritise PB team. I would have thought for any large scale development - this would be a MUST have, providing a seamless feel of one interactive solution - rather than multiple dashboards/Reports scattered across your browser after a couple of clicks!

  • David T commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Any updates with this? PBI team, this would be very beneficial for keeping users within a single window!

  • Erm commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    following this. please notice this POWER BI team thanks!

  • Rashmi Ravi commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    When can we see this feature on Power BI?
    Please consider this request on a high priority!

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