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Export to PowerPoint with individual image elements

Currently, the Export to PowerPoint feature exports one image file per report. Update the Export to PowerPoint feature to support exporting an image per report visual instead.

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  • Fredrik Kronander commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Could someone at Microsoft please give us an update on this? A single image of the whole page is not usable for our purposes, we really would need to have the option of individual images and editable texts.


  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please return this functionality to the previous behavior for November release! You teach us that each chart and element on a report page gets exported to an individual image in the PowerPoint slide and the text boxes are editable. However, this functionality is no longer implemented. Does not make sense to have the report page as one visual! If you folks at Microsoft need a reminder, take a look at your training video on this topic:

  • Anaplan Man commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Why is this function now no longer available ? There is no benefit in having a Report page created as a single image in Power Point. I could just do a screen cut and paste to have the same effect.

  • Ryan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I see that no one has brought this up in a while. I know at one point in time this functionality existed. It seems to have been removed when an update was made months ago. Did something happen that has made this functionality impossible to restore, because if not this seems like low hanging fruit?

  • Nadia commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Or at least have the function to export visuals to Excel or PowerPoint so you can select what you want only ?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    One of the key arguments to sell PBI instead of competitors is integration with the Office environment. The intercation with the Office tools must be flexible and out of the box!

  • Matthew commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Any official word back on if this function is just dead to us? Should we abandon hope?

  • Jennifer McCullough commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    My company began using PowerBI recently and I was not able to experience this capability. But as per previous comments, it seems like this was an export with objects/tiles as individual images when exported to PowerPoint. Extremely disappointing that this functionality has been removed. There isn't much reason to export to PowerPoint if the user can't control which images they present, or separate to provide focus. Desperately need this functionality incorporated.

  • Rachid commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm really struggling to understand why it was decided to scrap this feature, in the first place.
    Exporting to PowerPoint (as individual elements) was one of the USP's for us to use Power BI over any other BI solution.

    Unfortunately, this is not the case any more and we will have to look into other solutions.
    If existing features like this get scrapped without any good reason, who knows what's next?

  • Ike M commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I like that it comes as a whole image. I just beef up my page size in BI and I get really sharp image exported that looks good on ultra hd screens. However, I would prefer the export functionality to actually export everything as vectors and charts to PPT so I could post edit graphs, text etc. and even data in PPT!

  • [Deleted User] commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Since this feature was removed, the quality of the exported file dropped significantly. There is also an issue with the maps which do not expand to the level as they do in the browser. Furthermore, the file size is twice as large compared to the individual image output.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Complètement nul la capture d'ecran. Pas besoin d'un lien pour ça, autant le faire soi-même. Le seul intérêt d'un export est d'avoir chaque visualisation indépendante.... Incompréhensible.

  • Asya Sali commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi, we are paying for full Power BI functionality and now this feature has been removed. It is really painful when we do not have the option to delete certain charts inside PowerPoint if there is no data in them or we just do not want to show them particularly...

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