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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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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Great new!!! Love it. Add save report/dataset feature for online services like quickbooks, saleforce, google analyitics etc. please.

      • Dean commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Just seen this has been created. Downloading published files, after Nov 24th, is all well and good but what about downloading files published before this date?

      • Navin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is the most wanted feature for power bi reports developer.Now this feature only supports to the reports which are recently published and wt abt the reports which are published earlier.There might be cases that needs to be changed the data source.Hope microsoft will develop nd wil get enable this feature to all power bi reports.

      • David commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It seems this option is only available to reports published in the last few days and only for reports authored in Power BI Desktop. Additionally, when you download the report it downloads the entire data model and all the data too. Please tell me this is still a work in progress

      • Nemat 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 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

      • Ben 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.

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