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Export Report Server Power BI report to PDF

Please add the capability to export Report Server PowerBI reports to formats like pdf, word, powerpoint. Some of this functionality exists in the service but please add it to Report Server.

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      • cfrancis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Can any new printing functionality take into consideration where there is a summary charts (Table, Matrix) that are displayed over more than one page (Scrolls down). Either a option to split data over more than one tab or to print more than is viewed, would be a fantastic update.

      • Paul Annesley commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Need this ASAP, it is an absolute joke that to export 20 tabs (currently in PowerPoint format) We have to up load 2 separate reports, a 15 page report and a 5 page report so we have a complete (printable) report to present to our client. Oh and that’s right then we need to upload the 20 page report separately so that the entire thing is available. These work arounds just wont do, please provide an update oas to the rollout date.

      • Kennedy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Need this asap without the 15 page limit. Slide 1 using some default template would be nice.

      • Mike commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I feel like most commenting are not utilizing all of the tools in the shed. There are multiple ways to do this currently via report server. so why insist MS waste their time on this feature rather than something more useful?

      • Tiago Rodrigues commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Good afternoon,
        Just to inform that already exist programs capable to do that. At least one was created by a portuguese company (devscope): Power BI Tiles. You can also try PowerBI Robot.

        Search about them and try ;)

      • Swami commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Thanks for adding this to PLANNED. Any idea when this will be available? approximate timeline? I need to update my client on this as they are in need of this functionality very much.

      • Mike commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Power BI is used to serve up Interactive reports that can be consumed on Report server, Power BI.com and Power BI Mobile.

        With that being said if you are using the ON Prem report server you have the option to Print and with print you have the option to print to PDF as you can with any other file.

        Obviously your report would need to be formatted for the size of paper you want to print on.

        I originally voted on this when it did not exist on the report server, I will be removing my vote since there is a sensible option now which fulfills this request.

        Thanks Power BI Team for the multitude of updates you have done in the last 6 months.

      • Ram commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We have got the power BI license assuming that export to PDF option would be available in the licensed version, but it looks its not there. Users using this report are unable to receive their reports in PDF format. Build this feature ASAP.

      • Mark Stacey commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        For anyone who needs to do this, there is a workaround by setting up a Chromium instance using Puppeteer to take screengrabs and pump those to PDF

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