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  1. Eraser for Search in Slicer gone if Header hidden

    if you turn off the Header for a slicer with text in the field, the eraser vanishes from the Search box so there is no way to clear it. Turning on Titles doesn't fix it either. You must leave the Header on.

    Seems like a bug.

    339 votes
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      6 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Hide Filters pane on Power BI Report Server

      Is there any possiblity to hide Filters pane in Power BI Report server. We don't want to show the filters been used to external clients in our report for unnecessary discussion on calls.

      Something like &filterPaneEnabled=false in Power BI Report Server

      710 votes
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        36 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • New functionality "Sync Slicers" in Custom Visual visualizations.

        I tested the "Sync Slicers" new functionality and it's a very good option but it doesn't work with a Custom Visual, for example, Chiclet Slicer. Chiclet Slicer is a Custom Visual visualizations widely used and it will be very important that this new functionality work in it well.

        1,053 votes
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          98 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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 →
          • Power Platform Admin Portal

            Allow the Power BI admin role to access the Power Platform admin portal. This will allow the Power BI admin to see all data gateways used in an organization.

            65 votes
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              9 comments  ·  Administration  ·  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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                2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Published date

                Every report and dashboard pages should have a column for Date Published, modified and by who just like in Windows

                286 votes
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                  8 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Toggle for single-click interaction in Mobile view

                  Currently on Mobile, a visual must be selected, then another tap will interact with that visual. For many visuals, this is not intuitive and is a poor user experience.

                  In mobile view, we are creating mobile-friendly views of these visuals, and the extra taps to prevent mis-clicks are not always necessary.

                  Would love to have a toggle switch to enable single-click interaction over the entire tab or report in mobile view.

                  50 votes
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                    started  ·  10 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Organization Approved Themes

                    Now that themes are out of preview and the Product Team has included themes in the Desktop tool the next thing to add to this is to have a section for organization approved themes. Since many companies have branding guidelines this would be an easy way for admins to load these themes and allow end users to pick from them to create consistency.

                    189 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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.

                      113 votes
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                        under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Export to PDF via Power BI Embedded API

                        The export to PDF feature of Power BI Desktop is awesome. Could we have this PDF support option via the embedded API to generate PDFs into a network location? Say, an UNC path. This would be fantastic for bespoke applications!

                        207 votes
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                          12 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Subscribe others to emails for reports or dashboards that have RLS

                          Power BI now allows users to subscribe others to emails for reports and dashboards. However, if RLS is applied to the dataset this is not possible. This idea will remove this restriction.

                          320 votes
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                            23 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Teradata Connector: New (Improved) Connector To Eliminate Duplicate Query to Teradata when Refreshing Native Database SQL Code Based Query

                            When executing queries with Native Database Queries (with User written / supplied SQL code), Power BI will EXECUTE the same, full length, SQL-based query TWICE against Teradata. This puts extra burden on the Teradata system's resources (CPU, Memory, I/O, etc.) and utilization. When large volume of Power BI reports are deployed and have regularly scheduled refreshes against Teradata, the overhead of performing duplicate queries would cause the company to have to upgrade the Teradata system sooner than if the SQL-based queries were to execute more efficiently.

                            The request is for a new (improved) Teradata Connector to be developed to address…

                            74 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Compare two Queries - Columns

                              I would like to have the ability to do a "compare tables" or "compare queries" option.

                              I understand that there are visuals/queries I can build to compare the DATA within two separate queries but I want to compare the two queries. I want to know how many columns are in TableA versus how many are in TableB and which column names are different from each other. When I have two tables with 150 columns (give or take) and they are allegedly a copy of each other I want to be able to confirm that all 150 in columns in TableA…

                              118 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Dataflows linked entities Pro Licence

                                The new Dataflows concept looks really interesting and holds massive potential to change the BI landscape.
                                Currently linking dataflows is only applicable to Premium licences. Based on how Dataflows are pitched as an Excel type approach to ETL I find it unusual that linked entities are only appropriate for Premium licences, especially since the analogy of an entities is a 'cell' in Excel. This is like shipping Excel with only one cell in it as a product for non-premium users. Premium capacities are only appropriate for huge organisations with hundreds of licences to make it financially viable. I would consider…

                                76 votes
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                                  under review  ·  10 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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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                                    7 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • SAP HANA 2.0: Display Calculation Views in HDI-Containers

                                    In SAP HANA 2.0, Database Views reside in so-called HDI-Containers. Power BI Desktop (PBIRS) shows empty Containers (database schemes) but not the Calculation VIews inside.
                                    The old Calculation VIews from HANA 1.0 are visible.

                                    So please extend the connector for SAP HANA (relational mode) to select the new Calculation Views from the HANA data dictionary as well as the old ones.

                                    56 votes
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                                      4 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Conditional Formatting for Text

                                      It would be great to conditional format a table and/or a matrix based on the cell text, not only numbers

                                      1,321 votes
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                                        65 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add an interface in Power BI Reports for browsing shared datasets on the Report Server.

                                        A current capability we use in Power BI Reports on our Power BI Report Server is consuming Shared Datasets that are already on the server. We should have a "Shared Dataset" connector option in Power BI Optimized for Report Server that helps users identify which Shared Dataset are available on the server and the parameters(if any) are required to use the shared dataset. This would be a similar capability that exists in Report Builder when adding shared datasets.

                                        This could be a simple UI that ultimately results in an OData source using the PBI REST API. This would simplify adding…

                                        31 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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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                                            3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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