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Refresh dashboards tiles when i change a report

It very annoying having to re-draw every dashboard that uses a specific report. It would be nice having automatic refresh of the dashboard tile when I change a report involved.

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    Alberto Alpizar shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    We’re working on a solution that we believe will solve this problem. Stay tuned.

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      • Akanksha commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We rely a lot on the subscription emails that we get to check on data on a daily basis. The static pinned visual not reflecting the data in the report creates panic.

      • Guisin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is absolutely critical. Our company's management does not want to and need to see the little details of the whole "live report".
        They only want to see the number that matters.
        What's the purpose of having a static pinned visual anyways?

      • MH commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Appreciate if this solution could be solved soon if Power BI wants to be part of the IoT and Industry 4.0 ecosystem.

      • Bryan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It is an very critical feature for us, currently we have commenting feature on tiles now, but when we changed the visual, we must delete the old tile, and re-pin the visual again, if so, the comment before will be lost. Keep hoping for this new feature.

      • David commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This will be useful, but not high priority in my mind compared some of the other improvements needed.

      • Mike Honey commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        As others have said this really seems like a bug. I made the most trivial change - altering the Visual Level Filters for a Card Visual. Bang - this issue kicks in and I have to manually delete and re-add that visual to the dashboard. Just seems so silly and obvious - amazed it has not been addressed yet.

      • Pen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi, we need this change but I am guessing you have it as a low priority as you haven't updated the community since 2015.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It appears that this idea has fallen off the radar. Microsoft, could you please take a 2nd look?

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Glad to see this is an idea. Not so glad to see they were working on a solution nearly three years ago and this isn't closed out.

        I would add that just updating the data behind the tile is not sufficient. If the format of the visual changes, if field names are altered, slicers affecting it are changed (in the version published to the service), or even if the type of visual changes (line graph to bar graph for instance), these should all be automatically reflected in the dashboard tile.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Could we have a status update please? It has been 2 1/2 years since working on a solution was started.

        This feature is critical to automate dashboards.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        +1 , I see this as an important feature. I use them for team scorecards. When the individual on the scorecard needs to be updated, the dashboard does not update. It a pain to create dashboards with mostly the same data for 20 different individuals

      • Ashok Podugu commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        really frustrating.. why management/everyone needs a snapshot ...if that is the case there is no point in developing dashboards at all with Power BI.
        I can take a picture using snipping tool and attach all those pictures together and show it to management.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This feature need to be prioritized. We get embarrassed during senior management presentations when they ask about the number pinned on the dash board which has no relation with latest refresh

      • gauri commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Tiles are not refreshing on Power Bi Portal.
        Everytime i have to pin report.
        please let us know permanent solution .

      • kapil Dev commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        really its flustering, you said you are guys are working in Nov 2015, still is this not fixed.
        every functionality has lot of bugs.

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