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Export to PowerPoint with filters applied

PowerPoint Export to take into account filters that have been applied to the report prior to export. This is essential for users which need to filter on historic dates and then wish to export the report with those details.

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    Justin Wlliams shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  AdminSirui Sun (Admin, Microsoft Power BI) responded  · 

    Hey all – we’re looking into how best to tackle this and other filter/slicer-related functionality. We’ve put together a short survey to better understand different use cases and what improvements would make the experience better.  If you have a few moments, the survey takes about 10 minutes to complete.  We appreciate your feedback!
    https://aka.ms/x998cx

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is essential if you want to take the charts with the data you filter and separate into other presentations. Otherwise we will need to develop separate special reports just to produce the correct data. This needs to be high priority.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The above mentioned survey is closed. This is a critical feature that needs to be functional for our Organization to use PBI. Without the ability to export with chosen filters, the PPT export function is pointless.

      • Sparta commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This feature would exponentially increase the ability to use Power BI as a presentation tool across various settings. I tried to take the survey, but it appears to have been closed. Would love an update on this feature.

      • sblakeb commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I think the easiest way to handle this is when a user goes to export the report a script checks if filters are applied and prompts the user. "This report has filters/slices applied do you want to export using the current filters or report default?" This logic should apply to many of your export-to options.

        The next logical step would be to show the available slicers in a report and allow the user to change them before export. Or bare minimum include on the warning screen which slicers were used and what they're currently set to.

        An astute report writer should include a dynamic field that listed what filters were applied so there was no question what filters were set when the report was exported.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        hi @Sirui Sun, any news on this idea? Its a big thing for usability in our organisation.

      • Dan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        is there any updates on this?

        It's a must have feature for the export to use all filters applied to the report when exporting.

      • Ari Timonen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It'd be vital for end user to slice the report in Power BI app and export the sliced report to a PowerPoint. This is needed for example to produce material for board meetings and such.

      • Mike Donnellan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Our client needs this functionality today. Also need to way to get all filters out of a page into a list without creating many many measures of the form

        IF (
        NOT ( ISFILTERED ( <stuff>)))

        and then concatenating everything together. Obviously something in Power BI knows what filters are applied on a page. How about PageFilterTable and PageFilterTextbox? Or a function usable in a measure, maybe even with formatting options?

      • Marco commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        PowerPoint Export is a key feature for BI users.

        The export should consider all the filters/slicers applied by the user, and export the report in the exact state it is when the user is launching the export.

        The export capability should allow the user to decide which report tabs to export.

      • Jele commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is a must. In the current state, it makes the Power point export useless for our users. Thanks

      • Victor Valencia commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Let's get going on this Sirui Sun! Our enterprise needs this capability. A lot has happened since March. Hoping for an update.

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