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  1. Migrate V1 Workspace to V2

    There are many features that are not available on V1 Workspace.
    When can we get to migrate the existing V1 Workspaces to V2?

    67 votes
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  2. Dremio/Power BI Service Support SSO through DirectQuery

    Dremio serves as our corporate data as a service platform, Power BI Desktop with Dremio works fine but in order for our users to use PowerBI Service we need Power BI to support SSO connections for Dremio. We are looking for SSO (Pass through) connectivity from PowerBI Service to Dremio. Use of an on-premise Gateway would require a single service account and will not work due to limiting security access controls to our data. Please consider adding this support for Dremio.

    Dremio should be included with these SSO DirectQuery sources(bottom of page).

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/desktop-directquery-data-sources

    128 votes
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  3. Override Branding at the App Workspace level

    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-custom-branding-for-your-organization/#comment-4586143757
    For custom branding to work for enterprise clients with complex branding requirements, enable branding override at the app workspace level.

    72 votes
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  4. Composite models when connected to SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular (SSAS)

    We really love the new feature of 'Composite Models' in the Power BI July 2018 update! This enables us to join custom lists with DirectQuery sources.

    It would also be beneficial if this would also work when connected to SSAS Tabular in DirectQuery.
    This would stronlgy improve the enterprise features of Power BI.

    1,296 votes
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  5. Allow subscriptions to personal bookmarks

    Please add the ability to subscribe to personal bookmarks. The "Subscribe" feature currently sends a snapshot of the default view with no ability to customize filters in the subscription.

    The recent addition of personal bookmarks allows our users to customize reports as needed, and they have been asking for a way to get these personalized bookmark views sent by email. If you could extend the personal bookmarks to the subscription options that would be very helpful.

    181 votes
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  6. 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…

    197 votes
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  7. Email notifications on auto-refresh failure

    The scheduled data source failure notification is only sent to the data source owner, it would be more useful if you could specify the recipient(S) or group.

    813 votes
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  8. 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

    520 votes
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  9. The ability to message all Power BI users from the Power BI service

    If you run a Power BI platform for a lot of users you should be able to send /push notifications to them. We are currently experiencing high fail rates and it would be great to alert all users that we're busy looking into it.

    77 votes
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  10. OData.Feed should support entity bound function with same name as property

    Microsoft case 119083024001340 was filed for an issue causing a failure in OData.Feed when reading valid OData metadata. Microsoft Product Group agreed there is an issue but will not fix it unless there is sufficient votes.

    The issue occurs if an OData entity, lets call it MyNamespace.E1, has a property named JobStatus and there is also a bound function also named JobStatus that is bound to MyNamespace.E1. In this case, when OData.Feed reads $metadata from the OData API, it throws an exception:
    [Expression.Error] The field 'JobStatus' already exists in the record.\r\nStackTrace:\n at Microsoft.Mashup.Engine1.Runtime.KeysBuilder.Add(String key).

    Again, just to be clear, Microsoft…

    42 votes
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  11. Field Format - Report Wide

    We often have columns or measures that we want to be formatted the same in EVERY report tab in EVERY visual the same way. There is no universal method to format a measure in every visual in a report. We have to go into each visual on each report tab and do the exact same field formatting (colors, etc.) in each visual. We would like there to be a Universal option.

    And, you know what will come next? :-) No doubt, somebody will want the formatting to be report wide EXCEPT for one single visual somewhere. Is that possible too?

    37 votes
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  12. Denodo Direct Query in Power BI Report Server

    Denodo Direct Query has been available in Power BI Server but not Power BI Report Server yet. Can we make this feature also available in PBI RS?

    66 votes
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  13. Organizing Measures into Categories using Folders

    Adding few measures to your data model in PowerBI could be easily managed, but what about adding tens or even hundreds of measures! Organizing those measure into categories using folders could help a lot.

    To show you what I exactly mean, I will demonstrate the alternative way to create those folders using empty tables:

    1. Select "Enter Data" from the Home ribbon > Change the column name to "Id" and choose the table name e.g. "_Financial Measures" (Create all the tables)
    2. Select "New Measure" from the Modeling ribbon (Or choose any shortcut) > Type and create a new measure…

    1,098 votes
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  14. Dark Mode for Power BI

    Having a dark mode especially on the creator UI when putting things together would be helpful, similar to other MSFT apps (Azure, Office 2016, etc).

    1,185 votes
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  15. Toggle Counts on/off in Filter Pane

    The new Filter Pane experience is really nice. However, the count numbers next to the selection boxes in the Basic drop downs can be confusing to users - they can have no relevance to what is showing on the page. Please add functionality to where these counts be toggled off!

    88 votes
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  16. B2B Workspace Contributors not able to republish reports via Power BI Service

    B2B users, set up as Contributors to a workspace, are unable to replace a report with an updated version. Contributors do not have access to modify a dataset, which is required when republishing a report with a modified version. The contributor role should include data set replacement privileges.

    The option where you can enable particular users to modify a report via the dataset tab is inefficient in a large organization using a premium capacity with a large number of contributors distributed across many teams.

    28 votes
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  17. Separate settings for Export Data and Build Permission

    The current setup of Build Permission is too extensive and I see a need to find a middle ground in terms of data access permission. What I (and I assume others) need is a middle-level configuration where users cannot build new reports on the dataset (including analyze-in-excel), but can still use Export to Excel based on pre-configuered visuals. This way the developer can control what data granularity or filter is available to the consumers.


    This ties in to existing requests to disable Analyze-in-Excel feature specifically, and now expands into the broader scenario of Build Permission and shared datasets.

    Related post…

    65 votes
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  18. Remove default values from Tooltips

    Enable the ability to selectively remove default values from displaying in tooltips.

    This same idea request is bundled into several other tooltip related idea requests that together had over 1,000 votes:

    https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/7580157-tooltip-customization-on-reports

    https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/14823435-turn-off-tooltip-and-remove-default-tooltip

    However, this functionality is still not available and those ideas are marked as completed so we can't even vote the ideas up anymore.

    109 votes
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  19. 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).

    403 votes
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  20. Power BI direct connector to ADLS2 (Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2) thus Power BI directly connect to ADLS2 for reporting and Firewall slider

    currently Power BI does not have direct connection to ADLS2 and requires Power BI Dataflow to access the ADLS2 data which causing data redundancy and creating extra hop for the same data and can be directly consume form ADLS2. Power BI direct connection with ADLS2 is great addition for Advance Data Analytics and firewall slider Power BI which enable exclusive access Power BI similar to AAS (Azure Analysis Service) .

    168 votes
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