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Drill Downs into Different Visuals

Would be awesome to be able to drill-down into different visualizations. For example, if I have a Pie chart and want to drill down into a stacked bar graph. Or is this already possible?

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      • Stan Teitelbaum commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        this drill down interplay would put pbi over the top strategically. Seems quite a shortcoming currently.

      • Jeff Lacatan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is a requirement by my leads in my current project. I suppose this is not yet possible :(

        Hopefully this would be really considered!

      • karim commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is very important, since stakeholders are usually interested in deeper levels of information, which is achieved dynamically by hierarchies.
        Identical visualisations is a strong limitation.

      • Peter commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This really would make a huge difference to the usability of reports, enabling the visuals to change to more appropriate visuals as the data changes while drilling down.

        I would be happy with visual drill down to a different report, and the drill down values to be used as report/page filters in the target report.

        Other BI tools I have used have this feature, and I have found it is essential to create intuitive reporting

      • Marcos Fontes commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The functionality to drill down and also "See records" (drill through) could be customized, especially changing colors and where the details are displayed.

      • Raul Torvisco commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is really important, it makes the user-interactivity much easier and it is really the behaviour the user expects.

        Of course you can keep both ways working, maybe differing by using CTRL key or something when you want to filter by two independient graphs.

      • Aaron commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Drill down seems to be enabled on individual visuals at this point. It seems like being able to organize your own drill-downs by creating visuals then "stacking" them in some fashion could not only permit this idea, but ALSO overcome having to implement drill-down functionality on each individual visual.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Note also, it would be nice to remember different sort options at different levels of drill down.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Here is a concrete example: At higher levels you are aggregating items and visualizations like bars or pies make sense. If you drill down to individual items, a table makes more sense.

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