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  1. Change order of filters in filter pane

    I love the new filter experience, much better. It would be great if the filters in the filter pane could be ordered by the author.
    At times there are filters that have a natural hierarchy (Region/Plant; Manager/Employee) and presenting them in the wrong sequence causes the users to become confused.

    120 votes
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      5 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Visibilty (Hide an Item)

      Develop an item formatting property which allows to set the visibility of a report item when you want to conditionally hide the item based on a report parameter or some other expression that you specify (also DAX expressions).

      You can develop this incrementally starting from visuals, then text boxes, then shapes and buttons....

      If you want to go the extra mile, you can also develop a functionality that allows the final user to toggle the visibility of report items.

      For more information and since it was an available and really useful capability see "Add an Expand or Collapse Action to…

      68 votes
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      • Rename fields on the new filter pane

        Ability to rename fields on the fielter pane just like on visuals

        71 votes
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        • Control which bookmarks are viewable in the service

          This idea has come about from the introduction of personal bookmarks in the PBI Service: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-personal-bookmarks-in-the-power-bi-service/

          Many report creators use bookmarks as a dynamic way of showing/hiding visuals, or navigating between tabs. Exposing an end user to these bookmarks could be confusing for them and expose the underlying workings of the report.

          Personal bookmarks are great, but an option in PBI Desktop to expose certain bookmarks in the PBI Service would satisfy both report creators and consumers.

          41 votes
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          • Allow proper printing of Dashboards and report pages

            The lay-out of printed dashboards and report pages is lost when you print the page. Proper printing functionality is still missing (may 2018). In my humble opinion this should be a priority.

            312 votes
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            • DAX Query Language Visual

              I see big value in creating a visual that can display the results of a DAX query. One way this could be deployed is a follows.
              * Add the new visual to the report canvas
              * Write a DAX query that returns a table (of course) and add this to the visual
              * The visual would respect any cross filtering coming from the report just like any other visual.

              This would give report writers very granular control to display records without having to use a table visual and a measure that triggers the display of the correct records.

              1,282 votes
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                13 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                At the moment we don’t have any plans to implement this. It sounds like it’s mostly useful for learning/training? If there are other ‘production’ scenarios that you think it’d be useful, where a regular table/matrix wouldn’t work, please let us know in the comments!

              • Hierarchy Slicer Sync

                I tested the "Sync Slicers" it's a very good option but it doesn't work with Hierarchy Slicer, it will be very important to synchronize pages of report's with hierarchical slicers like Hierarchy Slicer.

                371 votes
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                  35 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • matrix data export to excel

                  Matrix data is exported to excel in tabular format. It is a lot of rework to again pivot it in excel. We want a visual matrix to be exported to excel as a matrix/cross tab.
                  same is for charts. we dont want just the underlying data. When exporting to excel from Powerbi Service, we want it to be exported as-is with all the visuals.
                  So many posts on this topic and no answers so far.

                  119 votes
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                  • Export to PDF needs to include all rows in a Table or Matrix visualization

                    The new feature Export to PDF appears to be just a screen capture of each report - whatever is currently being shown on the screen is what is captured in the pdf. When a report has a Table or Matrix visualization on it with rows that scroll beyond what is shown, these are not captured in the pdf. Need to have all the data show up in the pdf.

                    113 votes
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                    • Rotate text box

                      Please add a basic feature with ability to rotate a text box. In many report I would like to use screen real estate effectively by having text vertically on the left allowing full height for visuals. All Office apps have this basic feature.

                      87 votes
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                      • Export to PowerPoint with individual image elements

                        Currently, the Export to PowerPoint feature exports one image file per report. Update the Export to PowerPoint feature to support exporting an image per report visual instead.

                        669 votes
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                          31 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • URL as function for buttons

                          Please add the possibility to enter URL's as a function/action for buttons/images. This way it would be very easy to, for example, place links to related websites (i.e. sources) and a button to toggle to a "fullscreen-mode" (?chromeless=1).

                          63 votes
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                          • Add explode options for Dounut chart and Pie chart

                            There are many scenarios we need to add explode option for dounut and pie chart as requirements. This explode option was possible in other tools and scripting languages.

                            Please implement this option for better visualization

                            17 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • ability to rename a query item (field) in a dataset

                              Power BI should be able to propagate changes in fields (eg. rename of 'customer_name' to 'customer_full_name') in a dataset to all the reports using this dataset in powerbi service.

                              This functionality is essential if Power BI is to be used as a Self Service BI tool, which allows users to define their own reports based on the dataset.

                              Currently a change of fieldname will cause existing reports to fail.

                              possible solutions I can think of :
                              1. every query item is identified by an internal id, and every report refers to this internal item id (instead of the item name).…

                              177 votes
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                              • Row based filter at Page level

                                Stealing this from Tobias Owen on the Feature Summary Blog

                                The ability to hide pages is brilliant, thank you! Is it possible to apply Row-Level Security to whole pages so that they can be dynamically hidden for some users but not for others?

                                404 votes
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                                • Allow json template formatting for text box and button

                                  Currently there seems to be no way to customize text boxes and buttons using the json template file, even though they are customizable in the GUI. Please add this ability and update the documentation so we know what the visualName would be for them.

                                  13 votes
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                                  • Disable visual highlighting and interactions

                                    When clicking on certain elements of a visual, I can control the interaction this selection has on other visuals within the report, but I was wondering if there is the ability to completely disable the clickability of a visual? I don't want the end users to be able to click on the visual at all, so neither the selected visual or other visuals would be highlighted? Tooltips should still be viewable on hover.

                                    This feature should be available for use in both service and desktop.

                                    More information on the unsuccessful attempts people have made trying to achieve this with graphs/charts…

                                    122 votes
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                                    • Allow export of summarized data

                                      Power BI leads the user to believe it is possible to export summarized data at the level of the current view. In fact, the result of [Matrix grid] > Ellipsis > Export data is that data is exported at the lowest level of the drill-down path.

                                      In one case, I am viewing 4 rows of data in my matrix grid (drilled up to the top level of the data hierarchy). When I export to xlsx, i get over 15,000 rows of data (summarized at the lowest level of my data hierarchy).

                                      Users should be able to export data at the…

                                      97 votes
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                                      • Single-click drillthrough

                                        The current method of using "drillthrough" is tedious and not obvious.

                                        I propose a new implementation of drillthrough: single-click. Instead of right-clicking on a row, table or visual and selecting form a context menu, let's have the ability to setup a row, table or visual as a single-click drillthrough.

                                        267 votes
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                                        • Enable syncing of Page Filters across multiple pages

                                          The latest (Nov 2018) release of Power Bi Desktop had some really neat improvements to the Filter pane.
                                          One missing item is the ability to sync Page level filters across multiple (not ALL) pages.

                                          One can achieve this using Slicers but slicers take up space you have to completely hide it.

                                          Allowing Page level Filters to sync across selected pages will therefore ensure it can be used in scenarios where the filter needs to be applied to multiple but NOT ALL pages.

                                          23 votes
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