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Download Reports to a .pbix file

Have the ability to download Reports from the service to a local .pbix file that can be modified in the designer application.

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    Jack BenderJack Bender shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Nemat RuzmetovNemat Ruzmetov commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi, I made some changes in my report via Power BI service. When I go back to Power BI desktop these changes doesn't effect. I have tried to download .pbix file from Power Bi services but popup "Unable to export to Power BI Desktop (.pbix) format" massege. :(

      • Rusty RuhlRusty Ruhl commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Just had an employee leave the company and took the designer files with him.... ugh. Having the admin be able to download ANY published report shared or not is a must have.

        Update Please

      • BenBen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I also need this feature. Seems pretty crazy it's not a feature that's already there.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have spent 2 weeks building a model in the cloud and now it appears that I need to amend one of the tables slightly. There is not table view on the cloud and I cannot get the model back onto my desktop.

        Somebody grab me some tissues please.

        COME ON MICROSOFT.... seriously.

      • DerekDerek commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The post was Apr 2015 and this is still not available? I agree with Michael and everyone else, this is a critical update? Please take this more serious and implement this essential update.
        I made the mistake of creating a dashboard from the Online Service thinking I would be able to take it to the Desktop service after. Until this is fix, note to self, start on the Desktop then publish.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is a must feature for us immediately as we have developed lot of reports in service and we have to change the connection for it. Changing the connection in service is not yet available and has lesser votes that this.

        We see that this was started on May 13 2016 but still there is no update. Please provide us an update when this will be available.

        Thanks in advance.

      • AnonymousAnonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The functionality to publish reports from Power BI Desktop to Power BI Online and still being able to continue editing in both tools whereat the other tool also receives the changes is absolutely needed. When will it be available?

      • DavidDavid commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is the largest gap in the Power BI tool that I can think of and yet it doesn't seem to be getting any attention. Please could we get some sort of indication how far along this is?

      • Ian BennettIan Bennett commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        A sync function would be better for working between the two products, but the option to download a pbix file would still be useful.

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