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  1. Hybrid Table - Matrix and Table together

    Hybrid Table - To have a table which is a Mix of table and matrix. Simple table Can be at the start or at the end

    29 votes
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  2. Power BI relative slicer

    We can apply relative visual-level filters to slicers to reduce the list of values that are displayed in the slicer. When we do this it only affects the values that are shown in the slicer, not the filter that the slicer applies to other visuals when we make a selection.
    Once we change the selected range in the slicer we'll see the other visuals update. It would be good to have an opportunity to apply the selected range in the relative visual-level filter to visuals through the slicer immediately before first selecting in the slicer.

    16 votes
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  3. Allow for rectangular imageUrl sizes in matrix and table visuals

    Currently when you use a column or measure with a category of imageUrl that has an svg image Power BI ignores the aspect ratio defined in the view box for the image and draws the image in an arbitrary square. It would be great if imageUrl would allow for rectangular images. In the case of svg this could be read from the viewbox attribute.

    This would allow for the creation of dynamic databars and sparklines and other creative visualizations without having to write a full blown custom visual.

    66 votes
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  4. Slicers Header ”Title Text” feature is not available in Power BI Desktop and available in Power BI Service.

    Slicers Header ”Title Text” feature is not available in Power BI Desktop and available in Power BI Service.

    When we make Power BI Native Slicers Header ”Title Text” configuration in Power BI service and Save the changes then download the updated PBIX, the Slicers Header ”Title Text” configuration changes are not present in the Power BI desktop version as the ”Title Text” configuration not present in Power BI Desktop feature.

    • Eraser feature comes with only when Slicers Header is On

    Requested Solution : Please enable the Slicers Header ”Title Text” feature in Power BI Desktop and Eraser feature with…

    9 votes
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  5. Add "Don't overlap value" option to databars (Conditional Formatting)

    Currently, databars often obscure the very numbers they are there to support.

    In this age of social distancing, that's a little like me yelling in your face. Not cool.

    Please give us a "Don't overlap value" checkbox that enforces a gap between databars and the numbers they represent.

    9 votes
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  6. query folding enable/disable option

    An option to enable/disable query folding.

    60 votes
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  7. Defined the name of the report after click the publish button

    When I have the multiple users use the powerbi as a script to do some research, they will publish the finial result to PowerBi web for sharing the result.
    In this case, if the action of rename the dataset is after publish, they might overwrite other's dataset(Cause they use the same PBIX file).
    Is there a possibility that when the user click the publish button, there will pop up a input box for them to enter the name of the report.(default value of the input box is the file name of PBIX file)

    8 votes
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  8. ADD TO MICROSOFT POWER BI AN OPTION TO INSERT ICONS IN THE SAME FORM THAT IS IN EXCEL

    Thinking about visual identity, it would be interesting to create an option to insert icons in the power bi desktop in the same way as in excel.

    16 votes
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  9. Textbox vertical alignment

    It will be nice to align the text vertically in the Textbox. You can do it now only by adjusting the font size and the height of the Textbox.

    259 votes
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  10. Allow the definition of ambiguous data relationships when creating data models & force the super user to select the desired relationship

    This is a feature that other BI tools like SAP provide, but PBI does not allow it.

    When creating relationships in a data model, PBI does not allow you to create an ambiguous relationship. We need to be able to create ambiguous relationships in a model. When a super user (report writer type) uses data associated with an ambiguous relationship, they should be prompted to choose the relationship they desire for their report.

    28 votes
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  11. Complete RTL support for bar, table, matrix and other charts

    RTL (Right to Left) support for bar charts, table/matrix and other related charts. A RTL sample for Arabic charts published on WorldBank at https://blogs.worldbank.org/ar/arabvoices/arab-barometer-report-perceptions-corruption-rise-across-mena

    Thank you 💛

    21 votes
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  12. Dax measure to show/hide visual or page

    This will be very useful, we can show/hide the visual/pages based on user login. Also custom navigation based on user login or slicer selection. There are several other possibilities as well.

    10 votes
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  13. Join two tables using between clause in Power BI

    We have two tables A and B.
    We need to join in such a way that A.COL1 = B.COL1 AND A.COL2 between B.COL2 AND B.COL3 where A.COL2 is a date key and B.COL2 and B.COL3 are dates.

    7 votes
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  14. Dataflows Direct Query

    Dataflows would be really useful if you could connect to them via DirectQuery. This would mean that we could query enormous dataflows that are not practical to load to the Data model and can make aggregate dataflows that we load to the Data model.

    Unsure if this is possible with the architecture of a Dataflow, but it could be quite handy if it is possible.

    565 votes
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  15. Allow 'Search' within slicer filtering for non-text attributes

    Text attributes can be 'searched' within report slicers. However, integers cannot. For example, if someone wants to quickly find and slice by a Customer Id, it is very cumbersome right now - lots of scrolling. A simple search by Customer Id (as an integer) within the slicer would make it much faster and a better user experience

    563 votes
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  16. Better Handle Column Types on Load in Dimension Tables

    When you load a dimension table (say a calendar table) in Power BI desktop, there are often lots of numeric columns that are not additive. Examples include Year, Month Number, Day of Week etc. By default (unless you set the data type to text) these numeric columns will have the default aggregation behaviour set to SUM. But they are not additive (of course). It would be much better to set these (dimension numeric columns) as "do not summarize". This could be managed in various ways that would be better than the current state. eg, you could simply mark all numeric…

    208 votes
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  17. Conditional formatting options

    Conditional formatting should include more options like bold, underline, italic, etc. not just font and background color.

    121 votes
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  18. Please add a feature where toggling between views is easy in power BI

    Suppose there are two buttons and two grid. on selection of one button i want to see one grid. this is achievable through selection pane and bookmarking in power BI. There should be direct approach to achieve the same through action button.

    Issue arises when there is another measure in the report and one filter is added to the measure , we have to update all the bookmarks again

    7 votes
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  19. Allow No Fill for markers

    Solid markers often soak up too much visual oxygen.

    Having a "No Fill" option for markers - as Excel allows - helps emphasise the points without drawing undue attention away from trends, and also allows for a kind of 'heatmap' effect when you have lots of points close to one another.

    5 votes
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  20. Move Measures Between Tables in New Modelling View

    The new Modelling View was delivered in Nov 2018 and is fabulous. There is already a button to select all measures in a table - great. I would like to then move all the selected measures to another table, either by drag and drop or by selecting the home table in the properties list (just like you can do for formatting).

    443 votes
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