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Allow visual header control per visual

The March 2018 update introduced visual header control at the report level.

Since this is currently an 'all-or-nothing' feature, please evolve this so we can control visual headers on a per visual basis.

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  • Duarte Gomes commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Fantastic. Would also be great if we can select which icon to display. I know that you can hide 'pin icon' but you can't add the 'export data icon'.

  • jkay commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    When will this be extended to the iOS app? Reports with many close / visuals are particularly unusable when the visuals - disabled in PBI desktop - are not also disabled in the app. Please extend ASAP - we can't roll anything out to any iOS users until this is implemented.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please include header controls in the desktop version. A base level feature of a visual reporting software should be the capability to extend shapes and text boxes to the edge of the frame without resorting to using a background image. Thanks.

  • Brian Wisnowski commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Is it possible to import a JSON theme so that the Title is returned in a specific font, size, and color... I was able to accomplish this with my legend easily, but I cannot find title manipulation in the documentation

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Being able to prevent change in drill-level on a per-visual basis would be great. There are some places where we are using the matrix visual where it doesn't make sense to be able drill up or down - but we use a matrix to show the hierarchy that is present.

    Maybe this is more of a feature on the matrix visual itself however.

  • Enric Segura commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    There are some "visuals" which don't need a visual header at all. Lines, shapes and text boxes as an example.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi Amanda,

    Is there a way to hide the visual header and add an export option to the buttons? Hiding the visual makes the report look very professional. At the same time, ellipses are not very intuitive, button would be very useful for exporting data from a visual.

  • David Cresp commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Great news that this is being worked on. What is needed is granular control for each header and what is it is not included and the option to turn it off. A report level control to turn some parts off all visuals such as export would also be great.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This will allow us to condense visual slicers as we have reports which have a large number of slicers so any options to retain canvas real estate would be good

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Moreover, it would be good if this feature works on the iOS app. I want to use Power BI for mobile reports but the current usability is poor due to features like the visual header.

  • Mona commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would be very useful if user has control to hide\show the drilldown header bar.
    Else it can be removed completely and the header functionality can be added to the format options.

  • Matt Ballinger commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I hope that Microsoft allows us to actually remove the header rather than just hide it visually. Currently even if 'hidden' you still have the 25px of dead space at the top of any report. Any functionality that is present in the header can be added to the right-click menu (same as drill down, show data, etc.).

  • Scott commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Drill down functionality should be a separate control. I don't always want to turn off both as part of the header.

  • Stenport commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    One of the most importent features for making the Visualization ok. The headers are in many cases NOT useful but only in the way. A Line or drawing doesn't need a header!!!
    PLEASE fix this to make the Users happy.

  • David Cresp commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be a great addition. This sort of granular control over if a header is displayed and what parts of the header are shown would give far better control over the way a report is put together.

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