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  1. Ability to drop a measure into a visual filter field...

    Why can I not drag and drop a measure into a visual filter field? This just seems SO obvious... The only thing that I can make work is to type in a value (e.g. 3).

    4 votes
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  3. error message on back button

    I constantly get an error message when pressing the back button. This happens when watching one of the built in BI examples. It says it can't load the menue. Seems to be linked to the size of the SD card. I have a 32GB class10 on Lumia 640DS. Did not happen on Lumia 630 16GB SD card.

    1 vote
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  4. Formatting Power BI

    It would be great to have formatting options such as Send backward, Bring forward, Align in Power BI. Now only Power BI Desktop has such options.

    1 vote
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  5. Connecting to Public Data Marts

    Connecting or partnering with a public data mart vendor such as Enigma would open up a wealth of possibilities for your users to cross reference their company's data with that of their external influencers.

    Enigma would be our first choice.

    2 votes
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  6. Not possible to display years without a decimal on the x-axis of charts

    Having an SSAS multidim datasource it's not possible to create a chart with years on the x-axis displayed properly. The year 2016 is displayed as 2,016 without any options to change it to a proper format. In the underlying cube Year is defined as an Integer. Either formatting from the cube should be used as default in Power BI or the should be an option where you could display numbers as integers, but without decimals. I consider this a bug that needs to be corrected asap. Especially with the new drilldown options in Line charts in August revision of Power…

    1 vote
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  7. RLS crashing PBI Desktop

    RLS preview crashes PBI Desktop.
    After entering a DAX query for a role and saving it, performing just about any other function (other than saving the PBIX) causes PBI Desktop to throw an error. After which, the PBIX file can't be saved.

    1 vote
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  8. Please stop asking me to share usage info

    Whenever I open the app I told that everything is ready to go and there is a default check to share data. There should be an option to "not ask again" so I do not have to uncheck the box every time.

    1 vote
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  9. Enable (user entered) Title Text for Stacked bar and column charts

    On Stacked Bar charts and Line and stacked column charts, the axis used to split quantities or $values by a category (eg status or sales groups) requires a user-defined title text. This functionality was available in Excel.

    Where an axis is indicating the cumulative quantity or value - eg in a Line and Stacked Column chart, the x axis might be 'Week Reported' and the y axis is showing 'Open outside SLA', 'Open within SLA', 'Closed within SLA' and 'Closed outside SLA'...

    If you switch Y axis (column) title ON, you get 'open outside SLA.... etc as the axis title…

    1 vote
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  10. Custom Color Scheme for dashboards

    It would be great if it's possible to create a color scheme and use it for all visuals in the dashboard and reports. By using a color scheme you can convert al the visuals in the company's colors!

    19 votes
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  11. Hierarchical Slicer: Single Select, Multiple Select & Select All Not Enabled

    The stock or simple filter has a "Selection Control" section under format that allows the user to designate whether the filter can be used to select a single or multiple items, as well as, a select all option.

    This formatting option is not available for the new downloadable custom visual called the "Hierarchical Slicer". Without this option it forces the user to either use the stock filter with the hierarchical slicer or spend A LOT of time creating additional layers (columns/relationships) in the data in order to present it in the desired format. This would be a great improvement.

    Power…

    8 votes
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  12. Problem to update data when coming from excel download extraction from webapps

    Be able to change the name or location of the input file to be analysed, if the data structure is the same as the original file used but the filename of the file extracted changes. Currently we need to manually copy paste data from the last extraction to the file originally defined to be able to update the reports

    1 vote
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  13. The Mobile report preview mode / web report preview mode in the Reporting Services Browser

    If the Mobile report preview mode / web report preview mode functionalities can be added in the Reporting Services Browser along with the Power BI Integration to SSRS. This is feature is currently available in the Mobile report development and Power BI web report development.

    2 votes
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  14. Option to change decimal number to whole number when using live (SSAS molap) connection

    In our cubes all numbers have to be precize at 2 numbers for decimals but in reports/dashboards we often don't need decimal details because we show aggregated data anyway. I don't seem to find an option to show our measures as whole numbers = without decimals and we definitely don't want to show irrelevant information in our dashboards/reports so this option would be very helpful!

    6 votes
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  15. Custom Visual Time Brush Doesn't Display Time Axis Values on Embed Page

    The Time Brush (Microsoft experimental) isn't displaying the time axis values on the embed page. They were being displayed before the recent update (August). Is there a way to fix this issue?

    I tried making the window taller (this worked in the past), however, this does not help.

    1 vote
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  16. Caching data in Power BI service connected through Direct Query

    Cache data so that my direct query connected Power BI dashboard perform better. My data will not change for 1 month.

    Source: On-Prem sql DB

    PBI dashboard Connected through Enterprise Gateway

    8 votes
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  17. wunderlist

    Microsoft family want to make one "wunderlist" task status you can check Power bi.
    I think companies that use Wunderlist task sharing in small businesses is not level use the Office 365 Planner needs.

    2 votes
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  18. Automate the updates the same as Office365

    Just wondering whether at some stage updates will be the same as all other Office 365 updates, as having to remind users to manually install to get new features is painful. Then it would be consistent with all the other products :)

    3 votes
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  19. On Line and Clustered/Stack charts - allow Formatting of both Line and Stack Y-Axis ranges

    On Line and Clustered/Stack charts - allow Formatting of both Line and Stack Y-Axis ranges.

    Currently Y-Axis scale/start/end/Display units only affects bar and line axis is not customisable/formattable.

    Can we have same format options for line please.

    9 votes
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  20. Display When there are Visual/Page/Report Level filters Effecting Visuals

    It’d be nice to know if a visualization has extra visual level filters applied. (or if a page has filters, etc…)

    I was driving myself crazy the other day trying to understand why some data wasn’t appearing in my table, and then I realized that I had forgotten that there was extra filters applied in the Visual Level Filters bucket (which I keep wanting to access from the ‘Rows’ group, can they not be combined?). I can’t imagine if I was someone else looking at this for them to know that I’ve crafted some subset of data.

    It’d be great…

    6 votes
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