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  1. Add Button hiperlinks

    Please Add Buttons,shapes,images hiperlinks in sheets,web,embed file an other

    2 votes
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  2. Pass-Thru Authentication for O365

    Allow pass through authentication for PowerBI to your PowerBI Tenant. Even though PowerBI is part of the O365 stack it has a separate authentication layer. This causes problem when attempting to use O365 content in PowerBI reports. Specifically images that they user normally would have access to don't work until the user manually connect to either Sharepoint Online or Devle

    4 votes
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  3. BRING BACK CUSTOM VISUALS FOR PEOPLE WITHOUT PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTS

    Due to current data security considerations, it is not possible for people in my office to sign in to Power BI, since it also includes the Power BI Service. This didn't cause any major problems with learning how to use Power BI, as we could enjoy all the Desktop features. With the custom visuals now off limits to those without the professional account, however, we are limited to whatever comes out of the box. Please switch back the ability to download custom visuals without signing in.

    7 votes
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  4. Improve Default Visuals

    Power BI has been out for awhile now and, while it's great that Vertipaq and M engine have dedicated resources, there appears to be little love for improving the default visuals. There are still many giant gaps missing from almost every one of them.

    This failure to address the visual aspect of PBI is what's preventing the Tableau and Qlik communities from jumping ship. Their response is ALWAYS, "the visuals can do 80% of what I need but it's missing the other 20%". Unfortunately this missing 20% cannot be "hacked" like it can be Tableau - if it's not an…

    6 votes
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  5. Display Filters when Reports Are Exported to Excel, Power Point, PDF, or Printed

    Display Filters when Dashboards and Reports Are Exported to Excel, Power Point, PDF, or Printed

    Without this feature I don't see how Power BI is a viable BI Platform for enterprise. If I can't export, save a PDF or print a dashboard or report with the applied filters as either a header or a footer, than the data is useless and should not be used to make trusted business decisions.

    Most every other BI Vendor provides this functionality, Magic Quadrant or not.

    Come on Microsoft I have faith.

    42 votes
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  6. Adequação medidas rápidas

    Nas medidas rápidas, classificação por estrela, poderia deixar colocar uma formula de média.

    Sendo assim tudo que estiver acima da média, ele já informa nas estrelas

    3 votes
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  7. Office 365 Videos and Other Work Loads Usage in Adoption content pack

    Could you please include Office 365 Videos and Other Work Loads Usage in Adoption content pack as you have done for existing work loads.

    Please include other ones which are not included so that we can adopt users, measure and push for more usage to organisation

    4 votes
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  8. Migrate legacy Spotfire dashboards to Power BI

    It would be excellent if Microsoft could provide a mechanism to migrate legacy dashboards, libraries and data connections from Spotfire to Power BI. This would help individuals, teams and organisations that have chosen Power BI to be their preferred BI tool to reduce the pain, time and effort of having to rebuild dashboards from scratch. Additional support for other popular data analytics tools such Tableau would be useful.

    12 votes
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  9. We need a Power BI Personal for non-commercial use

    Would love to be able to use Power BI to display personal data and reports to friends and family. I think this would be a great way to showcase the product and would enable those without a corporate Power BI to get started.

    6 votes
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  10. Make SSAS Live Connections/DirectQuery more functional/flexible

    I love the fact that we can make live connections to a SSAS Tabular model in DirectQuery mode as it allows us to share common semantic models on our enterprise data. However, with a live connection we lose very important features such as: renaming fields, adding calculated fields, grouping and binning to name just a few. Ideally, when I make a SSAS live connection these types of functions would remain enabled.

    One option might be to allow users to import the SSAS tabular model in live (DirectQuery) mode.

    33 votes
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  11. Overwrite a locally published .pbix file with one in one drive

    We have a lot of .Pbix files that were published locally to the service. We now want to move to saving these files in One drive for business and use the version control and sync functions. But when I attempt to overwrite the file by using the get data option it creates a copy rather then asking if I want the option to overwrite. As you can imagine if we have dashboards created off these reports I do not really want to have to recreate all these.

    2 votes
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  12. External Guest Users - Limited # of Free Licenses

    I think the feature that expands access for external guest users is great especially when I found it worked with RLS. My suggestion to help adoption is to give tenants free Pro licenses to assign to guest users. It would provide a viral way to introduce Power BI in other organizations. You can do something along the lines of you get 1 free guest Pro license for every 10 Pro Licenses you subscribe to.

    4 votes
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  13. Provide source control for PBIX development

    Provide the ability to have source control against PBIX development in order to manage releases etc

    30 votes
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  14. Notifications on delete of dataset/report/dashboard

    When a dataset/report/dashboard is added to a shared workspace, users get notifications.

    When a dataset/report/dashboard is deleted from a shared workspace, users do not get notifications. Why? I would prefer to get them.

    3 votes
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  15. Reporting on inactive users

    Our primary focus is on users that are NOT using the features including Office PP licensed users that are not activated, etc. It seems very painful to identify users that are NOT active.

    10 votes
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  16. Use the app workspaces team sharepoint site as the landing page for shared workspaces

    The Workspace files facility feels like an after thought. It isn't easy to find and doesn't integrate well.

    I think a brilliant idea would be to have the Sharepoint Team Site that gets created for an app workspace to be the default landing page for that workspace. All the left menu items in power bi should be in the left menus in the sharepoint site so they both effectively become the same thing.

    Coupled with this we should be able to store our pbix files in here with versioning and deploy them to Power BI stright from the context menu.

    3 votes
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  17. i want PBI to cook breakfast

    i want PBI to cook breakfast

    20 votes
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  18. Data classification in Power BI

    Data classification in Power BI is an cool functionality to control governance on the data flow in to the service. Would be great to have this data classification also to Reports, Data Sets and also at "Group Workspaces" level. As a next step we would build an process to visualize reports, data sets, dashboards based on these data classification in power BI Admin center and integrate such alerts with Microsoft flow.

    31 votes
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  19. 3D Visuals in Power BI

    Just like an excel why are we not supported to have 3D visualizations which would give more attractiveness and more essence to customers

    7 votes
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  20. Separate group ownership from group membership

    Our company reporting structure changes frequently and our BI team needs to be able to leverage the "Reports To" field of Azure AD Premium to dynamically determine group Membership. Individuals on our BI team must be able to possess Ownership, sans Membership, of multiple groups so that they can manage Power BI content for multiple workspaces. Currently, membership in multiple groups would require the BI team to "Report to" multiple people within the organization, which is not reflective of the typical business environment and is not an enterprise level solution. To enable company-wide adoption of Power BI, Group Ownership should…

    3 votes
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