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Change Default Visibility For New Report Elements In Existing Bookmarks

One of the attributes that is saved in a bookmark is the Visibility of report elements, this is wonderful since I can create an “app like” experience by having a single page with a “menu” which shows or hides visuals based on what the user is looking for.

The only problem with this is that every time a new visual or shape is added to a page (regardless of if it’s a chart, text box, button, or just a line) it shows up as visible in all pre-existing bookmarks, thus requiring me to manually update every bookmark to hide the new report elements. This seems counter-intuitive since if I have already predefined a bookmark then I should only need to update it if I want to make a change to it, not to avoid making changes based on other updates to the report. Especially when there are dozens of bookmarks this becomes very cumbersome and slows down development.

It would be great if there was an option to change the default behavior of bookmarks to either show or hide all report elements which are added after the last time a bookmark is updated.

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree with this proposed change. I end up spending more time adjusting the bookmarks than writing my DAX expressions.

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