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  1. Conditional Formatting for Total

    An option to conditionally format Sub-total columns and rows.

    At the moment my values are conditionally formatted but but the sub-totals are bare as they can't be formatted.

    8 votes
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  2. Automatically resize all visuals in a report with even spacing

    Would it be possible to specify the amount of white space around each and all visuals on a page, and then click a button and have all visuals automatically resize so that the spacing between them is even?

    The current red guide lines that appear when trying to line up visuals are often not exact enough to perfectly align visuals with even spacing without using the “General” section of the visual formatting pane. Specifying the amount of space between visuals has to currently be done on a visual by visual basis which is very cumbersome and time consuming.

    6 votes
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  3. Load custom Theme (JSON file) by default at launch

    I have a JSON file with a theme that I apply to most of my reports. Right now I have to import it anew every time I launch Power BI or create a new file. It would be great if it was possible to direct Power BI Desktop to load that custom file by default at at launch

    47 votes
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  4. Power BI Desktop should use the currently logged in account credentials for dataflow connections

    When connecting to a dataflow in Power BI Desktop, the connection is cached like all other connections. Each connection persists the relevant tokens for their sources. However, when persisting a SQL connection, each database is cached separately, so different credentials can be used with different databases.

    However, dataflows will only store the last connection to a dataflow, which makes connecting to dataflows in multiple tenants an arduous process of changeing the data connect options.

    Also confusing is the fact that the account switcher control is unrelated to the dataflow credentials, leading to situations where publish shows one set of workspaces,…

    20 votes
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  5. Slicer "Clear Selection" icon color attribute

    I'd like to see the ability to set the color of the eraser icon (clear selection) in a slicer header to something different than the default grey.

    When you use a dark color background (let's say Dark Green) with light color font (let's say medium Orange), it's very difficult for users to see the default grey eraser and clear their selections.

    If some of the color setting attributes that were just added to visual headers could be brought to the Slicer header I belive the issue would be resolved.

    118 votes
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  6. FutureProofing for Known Header Changes - Power Query

    Scenario:

    While I am building a report, I determine that a field name needs to change at the source in a SQL server, but still need to move forward with my current report. I send a note to the dev group to make that change, but still rename it for now in the query. Unfortunately, when the dev team fixes it upstream, my report will then break - at some point in the future.

    Ask: If a header name change made in an applied step is then reflected upstream [same name as the query attempts to change it to] then…

    4 votes
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  7. Disable auto calculation of measures in desktop

    I would like the ability to temporarily disable the calculation of measures in PowerBI Desktop, something like the manual calculation option in Excel. I have large data models with dozens of measures each, and when I create a new measure it takes a long time to do. The more measures I add, the longer it takes.

    9 votes
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  8. Add imported theme to "Switch Theme" menu

    The September 2018 desktop release made Switch Theme generally available. With it you can import a custom theme from a .json file.

    Once imported, the imported theme become active, but, even though there is a theme Name in the .json file, the new theme name is not added to the menu of choices and there is no indication that the theme with that name is now active.

    Please add imported themes to the menu and do something to highlight which theme is currently active.

    76 votes
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    1 vote
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  10. Using between for numeric slicers and want to restrict values entered into the textboxes to whole numbers

    Using between for numeric slicers and want to restrict values entered into the textboxes to whole numbers

    3 votes
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  11. Make possible to "Manage interactions" as we use the "Manage relationships"

    It would be very helpfull if we could have an option to manage all the interactions, as we have the button "Manage Relationships" on the "Modeling" Tab.

    Sometimes when we have many visuals, it gets hard to track all the interacions we have set. Besides being difficult to click on some objects, when the buttons to turn on/ turn off the filtering overlap each other.

    Thanks in advance!

    3 votes
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  12. Power BI desktop aggregate the stream data every [X] number

    Just like if my stream data displayed every 1 second, and in Power BI I would like to see the data every 5 second, the value could be aggregated.

    2 votes
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  13. IntelliSense Should Use Best Practice Column and Measure Naming Conventions

    There is a clearly defined and accepted best practice for referencing columns and measures in the DAX language.

    1. Column names should ALWAYS reference the table name.
    TableName[Column Name]
    2. Measures should NEVER reference the table name.
    [Measure Name]

    This is a fundamental concept accepted by everyone with knowledge of the DAX language (everyone I know anyway).

    IntelliSense in DAX sometimes follows this convention and sometimes it does not. I have created a short video (40 seconds) showing 3 examples. https://youtu.be/CvaRhKrnHRk

    There are other places where column names are appended to measure names too, such as inside Quick Measures, and…

    333 votes
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  14. Text Direction Property for visuals and pages

    Currenty it seems like all texts in a PBIX file are defined as LTR.
    It will be very useful to have the control over the Text Direction property.
    It will be really great to have this control dynamicly - Let's say there's a multi-language report where the X axis on a bar chart has company names in mix language that has different desired Text Direction properties.

    34 votes
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  15. Easier page management: thumbnail view

    Currently, viewing pages within a report can only be done by navigating the narrow bar at the bottom of the screen. Clicking the left and right navigation button moves the bar a variable amount the user has no control over making it very difficult to consistently and precisely navigate from page to page. It is impossible to quickly jump to a specific page.

    Moving pages is even more unwieldy. Since you can only move pages by dragging and dropping the bottom bar, and you can only move the bottom bar by clicking the left and right buttons, moving pages across…

    4 votes
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  16. Show column definitions when we hover over on the column headers on a visual

    Can we show the column definitions when we hover on the column headers on the visuals? As of now, all it shows is the name of the column, which doesn’t serve any purpose. This will help end users to understand what the column means.

    3 votes
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  17. Exclude a query from refresh

    It would be really useful to exclude a query/table from a refresh. I have a report with multiple queries from multiple SQL servers (some are DQ and some are import). If one of the sources is down due to server maintenance, then I cannot refresh the DQ reports alone.

    1 vote
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  18. Direct query option with SQL queries for IBM DB2 Database(Mainframe)

    Enable SQL queries in Direct query mode, currently the option is not working

    9 votes
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  19. We want to use RLS to content packs

    We wish improvement the "Download a report from the Power BI service to Power BI Desktop (Preview)".
    the content packs like "Azure Audit Logs" , "Azure Active Directory Activity Logs" cannot use as ".pbix or .pbit file",
    therefore the content packs cannot user "Row-level security (RLS)".

    Download a report from the Power BI service to Power BI Desktop (Preview)
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/service-export-to-pbix

    Row-level security (RLS) with Power BI Desktop
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/desktop-rls

    3 votes
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  20. Customize Ribbon in Desktop (not Query Editor)

    Enable creation of custom groups within the Home Tab of the Ribbon. Allow users to remove certain icons and groups from the ribbon. This is available in Excel, and my Home tab is highly customized so that 95% of the icons I use are available in one place.

    I'm always flipping between the Modeling tab to format a measure, and then back to the Home tab to enter Query Editor.

    There are some icons that I've never used, and would like to replace them with more often used functions.

    Why not allow both to be on the same tab?

    8 votes
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