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  1. Read Only Access to Relationship View in Thin Workbooks

    My definition of a thin workbook is when you connect Power BI to a tabular server. This can be SSAS Tabular or the Power BI Service (golden dataset as covered here https://exceleratorbi.com.au/new-power-bi-reports-golden-dataset/)

    When you use Power BI Desktop as a thin workbook, you cannot see the relationship view or the data view. While this makes sense (they are not editable), it means that it is very difficult for someone to write local measures. It is not possible to accurately write a local measure unless the relationships between the tables are visible.

    Please add the relationship view so the end…

    116 votes
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    • Publish a Power BI Roadmap

      Currently there does not seem to be a roadmap for Power BI. This makes it very hard to plan implementations, as meetings tend to end up with someone saying "Microsoft must know this is a winning feature. I can't believe it's not on their roadmap."

      As the person who has to turn the stakeholders dreams into a Power BI reality, this leaves me feeling uneasy, as I can name at least half a dozen must have features that we still don't have.

      49 votes
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      • Disable welcome messages when logging in as free user to Power BI Service

        Disable daily appearing welcome messages such as 'You already have an account', 'Almost ready' and 'Invite more people' when free users part of a premium license log in to Power BI Service.

        19 votes
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        • PowerBI App support for O365 workspaces for sharing data/visuals

          Need to be able to share data to another O365 workspace via PowerBI App and allow them pin report components into their dashboads. This is a comment scenario in the enterprise. A team that builds and maintains a Prod report needs to be able to share into other team's workspaces so they can pin the KPIs into their team dashboards. This is currently only available via Content Pack, but then you have to make a copy of the Content Pack, which is messy and allows them to make changes to the report.

          6 votes
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          • Lower cost licensing options

            If you don't have SQL Server Enterprise with SA, the only licensing options available are quite cost prohibitive for small implementations.

            Pro User = $10/month
            Premium =$5k/month minimum
            Embedded=$750/month minimum

            If only sharing a small number of reports with other users (view only) it is impossible to justify the cost.

            8 votes
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            • Backup and Restore Points for Workspaces in Service

              Provide the ability to restore Service workspaces to a point in time. Would help if someone accidentally deletes content, etc.

              68 votes
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              • PowerBI Service - Copy/Cut/Paste visualisations

                As in PBI Desktop and for efficient working, it would be highly beneficial if the PBI Service designer can also use standard Copy/Cut/Paste operations on existing visualisations.

                Similarly, in both PBI Desktop and PBI Service, the designer needs to have all the other design environment tools i.e.
                - select all
                - move all
                - "lassoo" select multiple objects
                - align to top of highest object
                - align to bottom of lowest object
                - set all objects to smallest/largest width
                - set all objects to smallest/largest height
                etc

                4 votes
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                • New way to schedule refreshes

                  The current method of setting up scheduled refresh in the Power BI service is clunky and nearly unusable--not to mention an RSI nightmare.

                  Some better solutions:
                  --Option for "Refresh every X minutes/hours/days"
                  --Ability to schedule more frequently
                  --Powershell to create/update Scheduled Refreshes for Datasets

                  48 votes
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                  • Visual Export to Excel

                    Please upgrade/include the below mentioned feature in "export to excel" option.

                    * Export Table or Matrix or Any Visuals to excel with the same look as it is in the PBI report/dashboard.

                    14 votes
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                    • Display Category in Stacked Bar Chart

                      I have a stacked bar that shows the amount of each bar segment but I cannot label the segment with category that it represents. The only way to identify the segment is with the legend. The color legend is hard to utilize when there are several categories so I want to be able to label the bar segments directly

                      3 votes
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                      • Copy visualisations as images for use outside Power BI

                        Users who are consuming the content of the dashboards and reports often discover stories that they want to share with colleagues.
                        Whilst taking a screenshot and cropping it is a simple work-around, it would be very useful to be able to select a visual, hit a copy button and paste it into a report, email etc.

                        4 votes
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                        • schedule powerpoint export

                          Category: Exports

                          We have the need to SCHEDULE report/dashboard exports in the form of PowerPoint slides and/or PDF's and send those exports to an email DL.

                          5 votes
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                            1 vote
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                            • Set Frame size in Sharepoint Web Part

                              The Power BI Web Part (embed in sharepoint online) works well for me, but I want to adjust the frame size.

                              I have a report that is wider and longer than the web part frame so I have double vertical and horizontal scrollbars. The only options for frame size are '16:9' or '4:3'.

                              The frame size should default to the report size (or allow input of height and width of the iframe in px)

                              47 votes
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                              • create multiple apps from same workspace

                                create multiple apps from same workspace infect from same Dataset without replicating the dataset multiple times.
                                only option we have now is to update the app and only one app per workspace can be created which a kind of restrict the workspace usability.
                                If we can create multiple apps share it with different users without creating multiple workspace ... means same dataset no dataset replication, will save the storage as well.

                                463 votes
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                                • Usage Metrics Report should include usage from Teams tabs

                                  The Usage Metrics Report is great but it's not currently capturing any usage coming from Teams tabs. Please include usage data from this source.

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Export current theme as a Json file

                                    We have a wonderful option - switch theme to import theme as a JSON file.It would be great to have an export option to export current theme as a JSON file from a report.

                                    83 votes
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                                    • Remove border from PPT

                                      On exporting report as a PPT, we find a gray border around the report. This is not desirable.

                                      Moreover, all visuals on the report need to be at least 20px away from the sides of canvas for the borders to appear correctly. This is actually a waste of canvas area.

                                      Please provide an option to disable the gray borders on exporting the report.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • It's a great guided learning but would be better if there are data sets to practice with as one goes along with the guided learning

                                        1) Please include data sets to practice eg the if one can have access to the data sets that the video instructor use for illustrations.

                                        2) How do you enlarge Power BI screen - tables, data sets displayed on reports window pane is too small to read

                                        2 votes
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                                        • table visualization tied to a measure

                                          Allow the Table visualization to alternatively be tied to a measure that returns a table. This would be super useful and solve a lot of issues. Often, as with Patient Cohort Quick Measure in the gallery, it would be great to just return the calculated table in a Table visualization that could then be exported.

                                          3 votes
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