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  1. Matrix Measures or Values on Rows instead of Columns

    We need Matrix’s to have the ability to move Measures or Values to rows instead of Columns. This is a definite must have!!! I was in the process of doing a pilot roll out of Power BI to my management team and when this question came up it was a huge miss and got a tremendous amount of groans. This is an everyday view we use and really need this for Power BI to cover the basics. I love the program but we really need this. Please help!

    To elaborate, if I have sales, quantity sold, asp (average sales price),…

    1,354 votes
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  2. Enable user to navigate from one Power BI report to another

    We would love to have a feature to navigate from one power bi report to another where the user has the ability to see only those records which are related to the first report link like the action feature in SSRS.

    451 votes
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  3. Adding a "Hide Page" option

    The other day, one of my customer told me that one of the report page was not neccessary. So I deleted.

    Now, he says he wants this page back, but I have to replicate it.

    It Would be great if we had the possibility of hide a page, so we don't need to delete and recreate if needed.

    Thanks!

    369 votes
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  4. Optionally remove focus mode box

    Provide option to remove the focus mode border. This has the effect of messing up the experience of the report in most cases. If I want to allow focus mode on a detailed chart, then I can enable it. But in most cases it is extra UI baggage

    405 votes
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  5. Copy text from slicers and tables

    It will be very useful if we could easily copy text displayed on tables cells, and slicers to clipboard to reusing them on other applications or in formulas.

    300 votes
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  6. Allow hyperlinks on the images

    We generally show help icons as images in the dashboard. If we can have the hyperlink option on this help icon it would be great.

    Hyperlink option is already available on the text object, same can be present on the image control.

    739 votes
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  7. Searchable Slicer

    It would be great if slicers were searchable. Many times the list of possible items people can slice by is large, and having to scroll till you find the value(s) you are looking for is tedious.

    Please enable slicers to be searchable (much like what Qlik has been allowing for years already).

    Thanks.

    1,226 votes
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  8. An application should be able to allow users in 'read only' mode to set alerts. Alerts are a critical part of the desirable functionality.

    Having a consistent look and feel is essential to good product design. Many of us set our users to 'read only' to ensure this consistency. A user should still be able to have a 'read only' status AND set an alert. The alert functionality is a huge asset to the Power BI tool and should be available as a proactive option for user reports.

    44 votes
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  9. Nested X Axis Labels

    In a regular PivotTable we can nest axis labels e.g. we can group regional data by year. Currently PowerBI only supports one level of X axis labels.

    There are loads of areas where this would be useful but one example is with the MailChimp campaign data which currently only allows you to list all the campaigns alphabetically. I want to group/sort by date. My only option is to use Slicers to filter out periods I don't want, but that doesn't really help me see them in date order.

    282 votes
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  10. Hide filters for shared Reports or prevent user from changing filters.

    In a shared report the user can see and manipulate filters. How about an option to hide the filter options and so make change of filters (to probably see more data) impossible?

    587 votes
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  11. User-customisable default visual interaction

    I'm getting complaints that the "Highlight" interaction is confusing and counter-intuitive from many users (don't take it personally).

    I need to set the default to "Filter" most of the time. This means much clicking around for me. I sometimes forget to change a chart from "Highlight" to "Filter" and then they get annoyed.

    I wish I could set a checkbox in a settings panel to change the default to "Filter"

    45 votes
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  12. Font Color and background color in Text Box

    Please enable Font Color and background color in Text Box that would be very useful

    465 votes
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  13. Add full formatting capabilities like in MS Excel

    Add the ability to change line stroke and column width/gap, change data labels to include category or series names, and anything else related to the formatting of charts and graphs that you find in MS Excel. It's understood that somethings may not be translatable, but more formatting abilities would be great!

    820 votes
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  14. Ability to change KPI colors to accomodate colorblindness

    Currently the KPI visual shows red/green with the same color intensity. These colors are the worst choices for those who are colorblind, since red and green colorblindness is the most common. It would be great to be able to change the color or at least the color intensity so it is easier to identify red and green when you have a colorblind audience.

    59 votes
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  15. Allow mailto: hyperlinks in Power BI tables

    Currently hyperlinks in tables must begin with www., http:// or https://. Add "mailto:" as an accepted hyperlink prefix.

    This would be very helpful for quickly allowing users to see an insight in the data, have the dashboard tell them who the right person to contact would be to address the issue or opportunity, and easily initiate an email to that person.

    83 votes
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  16. ArcGIS geodatabases

    Be able to connect to an ESRI ArcGIS geodatabase to view and query on feature classes.

    366 votes
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  17. Decomposition Tree Visualization Type

    Multiple requests from groups that would like to see a decomposition tree. Typically they are from Proclarity/PerformancePoint world.

    4,579 votes
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  18. Save user filters on reports

    The most common request from my users is for Power BI to save the filters and settings that a user applies on a report. Currently they need to re-apply everytime they open it.

    616 votes
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  19. Add Clear All Filters button to Power View

    So that you don't have find and clear filters one by one.

    1,262 votes
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  20. Tooltip customization on reports

    Power BI, by default showing the selected fields in the report tooltip. There should be a option to discard/add fields from the tooltip. e.g It shows Index column in Map visualization, which can be discarded.

    808 votes
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