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  1. Connect to custom HTMl page and return data

    Allow to connect to a custom html page that has custom input field and buttons such as username , password ,client id and submit button. Once the input fields are filled and submit button is clicked ,the page will process internally and return data to Power BI. The data returned could be of any format acceptable to Power BI.

    Actually the flow could be like this :

    Go to > Power BI dekstop > getData > Web > Place a URL > Url would open a custom html page consisting input fields and buttons like username, password and submit button…

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  2. Can you have the Excel NETWORKDAYS function available in PowerBi.

    Networkdays is a good function in excel which is omitted in PowerBI.
    Even better have it work to a fraction of a day as a decimal ie a result of 2 as returned in Excel should return as 2.5 for example for 2 and a half days.

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  3. Custom Python Library in Power BI

    It would be great to have the ability to use our own custom python library inside PowerBI web. This helps improve code readability and shorten script code console.

    At the moment we can install our own library and can display in Power BI Desktop, but published this visual will give an error.

    It's great to have the ability to install our library from git to PowerBi web.

    38 votes
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  4. Add Viewer to groupUserAccessRight enum in Power BI service API

    The API doesn't support the new workspace role : Viewer.

    It will be so simple and powerfull to add this new role for the AD Groups management inside the service.

    https://github.com/microsoft/powerbi-powershell/blob/master/src/Common/Common.Api/Workspaces/WorkspaceUserAccessRight.cs

    Thomas

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  5. Getting the app ID in PBI activity logs is currently not enabled in APIs.

    Getting the app ID in PBI activity logs is currently not enabled in APIs. Would be very useful as we can view the logs based on the app IDs.
    Activity Log which are referring to-https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/the-power-bi-activity-log-makes-it-easy-to-download-activity-data-for-custom-usage-reporting/

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  6. 2 votes
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  7. Allow filters in the url for an embedded report

    Right now it is possible, to open an report through an url filterd by Attributes in the link (add ?filter at the end of the url). This is not possible for a link to an embedded url.

    Please add the same filter function from the standard url to the embedded url.

    9 votes
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  8. Consolidate all ideas about API pagination mgmt to get a true count

    There are a ton of suggestion about making API calls easier to use and manage when there are a ton of pages. No one is merging all those similar ideas, thus it doesn't get anywhere for such a vital functionality that is not power user friendly at this time.

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  9. Access .pbix File with .NET library

    It would be grateful if it would be possible to read and write to a .pbix file with a .NET library.
    So it is possible to add or modify connections, DataTables and to modify the model.
    I am a programmer and so it would be possible to programmaticly change and modify a pbix-File

    2 votes
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  10. Get App/Report/Dataset permissons over RestAPI

    At the moment is possible only to get infos about permissions from events like Update App and Create App over Activity Log. It would be great to instead of getting those data over Activity Log to have it included in some other PBi endpoints.

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  11. Enable PowerBI downloading report Option

    Recently i have task for integrating powerBI report to my Company portal for showing reports , i did it but my seniors demand for downloading report from our portal but there is no such a option is,this feature only support in powerBi service but after embedding on other portal with api link it show whole report but their is no downloading report as PDF ,pbix ,or any other option ,please enable this feature

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  12. Power BI Admin Gateway Rest API

    We need admin APi which we can get all gateway's information (Name ID refresh history)

    6 votes
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  13. Power BI Rest API Get Dataset refresh History

    Power BI Rest API Get Dataset refresh History

    7 votes
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  14. Send report to list of emails

    I need to export file and send this file to email automatically, just send a request with report id and make this action.

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  15. Add an option to publist pbit files so as to automatically refresh data on open.

    Currently, one can only publish pbix files which need a scheduler for automatically refreshing the data, instead if we can upload a pbit file, there is no extra need to use a scheduler

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  16. Email/Phone/Other APIs' to Validate Data

    Can we have an API to connect to perform real time email or phone validation or allowing the company to connect to approved APIs' to other government entities to perform an audit on identification number based on provider network API or validating an identification number live and in real time. Authenticating to this degree would provide means of promoting data accuracy

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  17. Supporting Pbit file

    creating the Pbit file which has only the template without data. Is it possible to call the Pbit file from the client side (using angular)to load the template and call the datasource without publishing it in the power bi service portal.

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  18. dataset scheduler api with return error

    We have an external scheduler (ControlM) that we are using to schedule all our systems including DWH loading, SSAS refresh, reports scheduling.
    Unfortunately, the only API we found for the PBI dataset refresh allow to send information to refresh the dataset and that s all, the script finish here. The script do not wait till the end of the refresh to send back a code with a OK or KO of this refresh.
    This functionality will be extremely useful for our production and IT ops team.

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  19. Microsoft Word POWER BI Add-on

    Other than the Devscope Power BI addon which does not work the way I expected, Can Microsoft provide a POWER BI Add-on which allows us to insert or copy a particular visual into the word document? I'd like to copy paste a particular chart/graph from power BI web/desktop like we can copy graphs from Excel into Word. I tried to export the Power BI report into a powerpoint file but since we have over 15 pages in this PBI Report this was not allowed.

    Surely Microsoft can provide this integration between their own products?

    I have been using Snagit to…

    149 votes
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  20. Update processmapR package to version 0.3.3

    A new version of the processmapR package is available at CRAN (version 0.3.3). PowerBI still supports version 0.3.2. Can you update this to version 0.3.3?

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