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  1. The Small Stuff List (The SS List)

    I think we need a way to request small stuff that needs to be fixed, but will never get enough votes on their own to make it to the top of ideas.powerbi.com.

    The list could then be reviewed by developers and f they agree, they can just fix the small stuff when working in the bigger stuff (assuming it is easy) or they can recommend it be promoted to an idea if it really is big stuff.

    I guess there needs to be a way to categorise into areas to allow the developers to easily find their own stuff, and…

    74 votes
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      4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • When Cross Filter is Off, Chart Should Not Be Clickable

      Currently when you turn off Edit Interactions for an object such as a column or bar chart, that chart will of course stop filtering any other items on the canvas. However when you click on one of the bars or columns, you can still select the item. But it doesn't do anything. This is confusing to users of the report. The all the cross filtering is turned off for an object, the chart should not be clickable like a chart that does cross filter.

      15 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Use the filter name from the URL

        We should be able to use the filter name as shown in the UI as-is in the URL (even if the name differs in the underlying db table).

        14 votes
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          0 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • create multiple apps from same workspace

          create multiple apps from same workspace infect from same Dataset without replicating the dataset multiple times.
          only option we have now is to update the app and only one app per workspace can be created which a kind of restrict the workspace usability.
          If we can create multiple apps share it with different users without creating multiple workspace ... means same dataset no dataset replication, will save the storage as well.

          163 votes
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            14 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Power BI JavaScript API support for Report Server

            At the moment to embed reports in a intranet webpage we only have the option to put ?rs:Embed=True at the end of the url.

            I have read (on this website) that there are plans to extend this so parameters could also be passed in the url, in a similar way that the current SSRS works.

            Could we also have the Power BI JavaScript API enabled for Power BI Report Server, in a similar way to the Azure service has ?

            64 votes
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              5 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • clean drillthrough filter on back button

              I was very excited about the new drillthrough option in the September release and have implemented in my solution.
              However I would like the option of having the BACK button clear the drillthrough filters.
              I am using general report pages as drillthrough destinations and it can confuse the user if there are filters done "behind the scenes"

              27 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 13 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Full Screen mode in Power BI Report Server

                  Power BI Report Server should have an option to open the report in Full Screen mode just as it has an option in Power BI Service . When we open reports in Power BI Report Server , we can view page in 3 options 1:) Fit to Width , 2:) Fit to Page and 3:) Actual size . Issue with these three mode is the page and header consumes a lot of space and we need to scroll to view to full report .

                  171 votes
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                    6 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Export / Print graphs/reports from Power BI Report Server to Excel/Power Point

                    Possiblity to export or print report (or possibly graph) to Excel, Power Point, PDF for easy use in/as presentations for ex. stakeholders or other, where access to interactive reports not needed.

                    39 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • SSRS Style Parameters are vital for optimised Power BI Reports

                      The way report parameters work in SSRS means we can have reports that load quickly and are optimised.

                      Currently with Power BI we are presented with the solution to use slicers on the report, however that doesn't cut it when we have a lot of data in the back end it just isn't responsive and we have excruciating load times.

                      Not having this feature is a deal breaker, and we cannot switch from SSRS to Power BI because of it.

                      11 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • New way to schedule refreshes

                        The current method of setting up scheduled refresh in the Power BI service is clunky and nearly unusable--not to mention an RSI nightmare.

                        Some better solutions:
                        --Option for "Refresh every X minutes/hours/days"
                        --Ability to schedule more frequently
                        --Powershell to create/update Scheduled Refreshes for Datasets

                        10 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Azure AD B2B guest users able to open Power BI Apps in the mobile app.

                          It's great that we currently have Azure AD B2B available for Power BI. However it is not possible to give external guest users access to Power BI reports / dashboards in the mobile application.

                          This needs to happen before we are able to really use AAD B2B, unfortunately for now we are still stuck creating local AAD users for the external guest users.

                          7 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Provide option to 'Publish to Report Server' instead of 'Save As' on Power BI Desktop for Report Server

                            While using PBI Desktop for PBIRS would be a lot better to have an option under the menu Publish rather on Save As in order to save a report to the Power BI Report Server.

                            50 votes
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                              6 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Power BI Service recognize local time zone for TODAY() and NOW() time intelligence functions

                              As of now, the reports that I create on desktop utilize a lot of time intelligence functions and relative date filters. This is completely fine so long as I view the report on the desktop. Once I publish the report up to the service and then utilize those visuals in dashboards I run into this issue. All of my time intelligence functions (TODAY & NOW) and relative date filters convert to UTC.

                              This issue causes my data to roll over to the next day 5 hours early which affects all of my subscriptions.

                              It would be absolutely fantastic if Power…

                              11 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Improved Get Data UI using Azure Data Lake Store as a source

                                The current UI for Get Data from Azure Data Lake Store is very techy. It shows the content of the data lake store as a table, the user needs to edit the table and click on the subfolder or on the type of content to effectively load it: it is not an intuitive process.
                                Power BI is a powerful Self Service tool for end users. To ease transition to Azure Data Lake Store as sources, the interface needs to be more intuitive for the average non-IT end user.

                                15 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Power BI NodeJs SDK

                                  Give SDK in NodeJS to help calling Power BI Rest APIs.

                                  Github: https://github.com/Microsoft/PowerBI-Node
                                  This github is not updated to match the new APIs in new swagger. updating it will be helpful.

                                  38 votes
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                                    6 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Extend DAX Format Function - Simple, but HUGE Benefits

                                    Extend Format Function to allow color in format code like in Excel. This would allow far more expressive conditional formatting in formulas. Take it a step further and add codes for bolding, italics and other formatting types. This would allow full flexibility in formatting of reports such as bolding certain rows, etc. Simple change - HUGE benefits! The finance community will thank you greatly!

                                    EXAMPLE:

                                    =FORMAT(1, "[[RED]] #") //formats number as red
                                    =FORMAT(1, "[[#ff0000]] #") //formats number as red (using hex code)
                                    =FORMAT(1, "[[RED;BOLD]] #") //formats number as red and bolds

                                    22 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • restrict export to excel

                                      We see that there is a way at the tenant level to restrict the export to excel as well as the analyze in excel but we need an option per dataset (preferred) or per Power BI Report to restrict this option. The problems we are facing is for both sensitive information and also for volumes of data that is too large for this option. We need to have the ability to stop this option for these specific datasets but allow it for other non-sensitive information - so the tenant level option is not appropriate.

                                      94 votes
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                                        6 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Gateway Management tool - CLI?

                                        It is cumbersome to manage an Enterprise Gateway for 1000+ users using only the web gui. An ideal tool would be:
                                        1) fast to return and submit information - no waiting for the web gui to load.
                                        2) allow an admin to quickly add data sources & users, both one at a time and in bulk (perhaps by calling a function that takes a .csv of data as an input)
                                        3) allow an admin to audit datasources, e.g.: view encrypted credentials; see how many datasets are connected; see how often refreshes are run, and whether they're succesful; return the M…

                                        20 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Conditional Formatting Based on Text

                                          For example in a table you can apply conditional formatting based on numbers, percentage or sales, but what about if you want to color formatting based on text taht woukd help a lot for non numeric users!

                                          Thanks in advance!

                                          21 votes
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