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  1. 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

    105 votes
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      4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Consecutive Drilling in Reports

      For example, if I have multiple graphs with the Drill mode on, and I drill down 1 of them, I need the other graphs to drill down as well. Not just get filtered.

      Please if there is an existing idea for this, let me know!

      Thanks

      46 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Email subscriptions for Power BI reports in Report Server

        Be able to create email subscriptions for the PBIX reports in the Report Server

        714 votes
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          77 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Updates to Report Server should be available more frequently

          It seems unfair that Power BI desktop is updated each month with new and improved visuals but we will have to wait several months longer to have these improvements in Power BI Report Server. For example the new matrix visual is big improvement but those with Report Server will have to wait about 6 months before it is available to them. I'd like Report Server updates in parallel to Desktop updates.

          382 votes
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            18 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Thanks for the feedback on this topic! Let me address a few points here.

            First, a couple of you mentioned the new Table and Matrix visuals, which became generally available in July. I know they’re just one example, but I thought I’d update you about them specifically. We previously communicated that the very next release of Power BI Report Server would support them, and the August 2017 Preview is now available (https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-report-server-august-2017-preview-now-available/). We’re still targeting Q4 CY 2017 for the next production-ready release.

            Second, to confirm our current release and support lifecycle:
            - We plan to release Power BI Report Server “multiple times per year.”
            - Initially, we’ve planned for about 3 releases per year (in other words, on average, every 4 months).
            - We support each release for 12 months, which gives customers up to a year to upgrade to a newer version while receiving any…

          • Make Desktop available through Microsoft Update (for versions of Windows before Windows 10)

            In September 2017 we announced that Power BI Desktop is available through the Windows Store, giving automatic updates: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-at-ignite-2017-announcing-enterprise-ready-capabilities-for-establishing-data-culture-at-scale/

            If you're not able to update to Windows 10, vote for this idea so that Power BI Desktop can be made available through Microsoft Update to older versions of Windows.

            161 votes
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              12 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

              22 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Mapping Visuals Should Send All Location Data to the Bing Service

                If I add a list of State codes to the location card on a map, the results will normally not be accurate. The States selected could be from anywhere in the world - if you don't add the country details first, you get inconsistent results. There is a work around that can be achieved by adding the Country and State to the location section like this

                Country
                State
                Address

                You can then click Expand All Down to get the fully qualified state and address WITHIN the correct country. While this works, it is inconvenient and I think there is a…

                52 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Hide report page and reset drill through filter

                  It would be great to have an option to hide specific report page in normal view, and to make it accessible using the drill-through mode only. Also, the existing drill-through filter option doesn't reset the filters when you leave the filtered page - it'd be great if the page auto resets the filters when the back button is clicked.

                  21 votes
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                    3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Don't limit download data file sizes

                    Don't limit download data file sizes

                    Right now I need to be able to download a large csv from Power BI desktop and I'm getting the error message: "Data Exceeds the Limit" and "Your data is too large . Some data sampling may occur". And right now the table doesn't even appear to be that large: 6 columns x 811 rows.

                    Idea: Please remove the governor on the ability to download large CSV files.

                    109 votes
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                      10 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Syntax highlighting for DAX evaluation contexts

                      Evaluation context and its transition is one of the hardest concepts in DAX and I would find it extremely helpful, if syntax highlighting would assist us here: Let the colour of the table name show whether the expression will be evaluated:
                      in a row context (so the table name represents the record/current row and a scalar value will be returned, Color: purple).
                      In a filter context (so the table name represents the (eventually filtered) table and a list of its column values is returned instead, Color: gold.
                      Ideally, it would also indicate if a filter is active or not (or can become active once the measure…

                      54 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Support for report Drillthrough functionality on Power BI Mobile Apps

                        The Sept 2017 release of Power BI Desktop supports Drillthrough to other reports using the right mouse click. This functionality should be supported in the mobile apps, otherwise when selecting a Drillthough report in the mobile app there is no selected context.

                        150 votes
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                          started  ·  17 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Bookmarks on all Visuals

                          Allow all visuals to support Bookmark actions, so that a user can create a bookmark/see details action on a card visual for example.

                          112 votes
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                            5 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Latest date as anchor date for relative date slicer

                            Avatar, Alaeddin

                            I hope that you add the ability to add a measure as the anchor date for relative date slicer, it'd be really useful if you wanna set the anchor date as the latest date of your data which can change overtime.

                            23 votes
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                              4 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Support the conversion of a data source from import to DirectQuery

                              Currently it seems that the only way to change a data source from import to DirectQuery in a PowerBI desktop file is using the method found at https://sqldusty.com/2018/01/30/converting-a-power-bi-desktop-file-from-import-to-live-query/ . It would be helpful if there was some supported way of doing this.

                              18 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Disable export of underlying data

                                We are using SSAS Tabular as our datasource and we have issues when users try to 'Export underlying data' from the Power BI Service. The query generated to SSAS when doing this seems to include every measure from the table which in some cases is 30+ measures and sometimes from multiple tables. The query never completes and consumes nearly all resources on the SSAS server.

                                We need to disable this option while still allowing export of summarized data.

                                57 votes
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                                  9 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Dynamic Date Slicer (improve relative date slicer)

                                  This is a repost of my idea that was closed as completed, but the 'relative date slicer doesn't allow any of the described request hence my idea is not implemented....

                                  The new date slicer is awesome, but it would be so nice if you could set a dynamic date selection instead of a static. With a static filter the user will always have to set the dates before the saved report makes sense - especially as the report gets older.

                                  Dynamic options could be
                                  YTD, QTD, MTD, WTD, Today, This Year, This Quarter, This Month, This Week and so on.

                                  858 votes
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                                    53 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    The relative date slicer (a Preview feature as of June ‘17) gets us close to this with the ’This Month’ or ‘This Year’ settings. That is a dynamic date selection that updates based on the current system date. We plan to add a ‘YTD’/‘MTD’ option to specifically select a range from the start of the month/year up to today, hopefully that’ll address the remaining requirements!

                                  • Automatic update of Pinned Live Pages

                                    A dashboard that is based on a pinned live page is not automatically updated when the dataset is updated.

                                    Automatic update of Pinned Live Pages should be implemented as a feature.

                                    53 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Backup and Restore Points for Workspaces in Service

                                      Provide the ability to restore Service workspaces to a point in time. Would help if someone accidentally deletes content, etc.

                                      54 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • export order

                                        Be able to specify the column order when exporting underlying data from a card.

                                        17 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • ESRI ArcGIS maps in Power BI Report Server

                                          Support ESRI ArcGIS maps in Power BI Report Server.

                                          202 votes
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                                            32 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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