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Add expand/collapse feature to column headers

Vote on this idea if you want expand/collapse on column headers in the matrix similar to what was shipped for row headers in November (

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AdminAmanda Cofsky (Program Manager, Microsoft Power BI) shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →


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  • Aracelli Manrique commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add this. This will be great improvement and will add definitively a competitive advantage for Power BI over other BI solutions. In the company where i work, we are in the path to move from SAS BI to Power BI and a lot of things Power BI can do much better and faster except for this expand/collapse buttons in the headers which SAS BI has.

  • Michael Hughes commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    In a similar idea - when showing values on rows could we expand by row breakdown also?
    Eg showing revenue, passengers and capacity on the rows could we then expand by direction?

  • Steve Powel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Can you also look at how matrices handle additional row columns that are not part of the matrix cols. these don’t seem to be retained correctly when changing them (adding or re ordering) you can also only have the, on the left and alternating row colours don’t seem to work correctly

  • commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Now that we Have +/- in rows, this should not be difficult to add in columns as well, hope we get this to see in MS Business Application on June demo.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Replicating Excel reporting and found that column group expand collapse (+/-) is not available in Power Bi. Definitely needed

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Percebo uma oportunidade de melhoria no layout para melhor manusear via celular.

  • Joel Faltermeier commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This feature would enable many "Excel based" dashboards to be effectively created and managed in PowerBI that use wide tables with expand/collapse groupings. One more "gap closed" in PowerBI vs. Excel functionality.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is definitely required. It will improve the UX significantly in the matrix table.

    Also, is there any update on +/- button on Analysis service data source?

  • Syd commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Definitely need this. It'd be great to be able to expand the columns so we could show multiple hierarchies. The current drilldown for columns isn't nearly as user friendly as row drilldown.

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