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  1. Allow more than one data source for Direct Queries & SSAS

    Allow more than one data source for Direct Queries.
    In order to make Direct query more useful it needs to support data from more than one source & Multiple Cube ,...

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      0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Microsoft Partner center CSP (Tier 2 Partner) Integration with Power BI

      Power BI have integration with CSP (Tier 1) . We are expecting similar kind of integration for Tier 2 partners. To overcome the reporting issue.

      15 votes
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        3 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  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…

        32 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  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

          27 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Limit data sources available to Publish to Web

            There are cases where Publish to Web could be used against the recommendation to only share public data. Either intentionally or unintentionally, users can share enterprise data via Publish to Web by ignoring the current warning message.

            The Admin Portal allows admins to disable Publish to Web completely or limit it to specific security groups. Going a step further, give admins the ability to allow/deny select specific data source connectors for their tenant rather than disable everything.

            For example, an admin set their tenant so that reports that utilize SQL Server, Analysis Services, SAP HANA, etc. would not be allowed…

            7 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • when a gateway refresh fails email gateway administrators

              Currently when a refresh fails only the owner of the report/dataset is sent an email to let them know.
              An email should also be sent to the enterprise gateway administrators so they are aware of the failure.

              9 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Increase the data export row limit (30,000 rows max) in Power BI Report Server

                The capability to export raw data from Power BI is an important function for many users.

                Presently, the export data limits are as follows and confirmed at the community link below.

                - Power BI Service (cloud platform): 150,000 row maximum
                - Power BI Report Server (on-premise platform): 30,000 row maximum

                Please increase the export limit setting on Report Server to match that of Service. Better yet, increase them both to a much higher limit as requested by others in separate idea posts.

                http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Report-Server/What-is-the-Export-data-row-count-limit-for-Power-BI-Report/m-p/343951

                9 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Replace workspace 'Members' type with 'Edit Members' and 'View Members'

                  App workspace's have an option to set members as 'Admin' and 'Member'. Replacing 'Member' with two options 'Edit Member' and 'View Member' would give flexibility with setting member permissions. Some members you want to collaborate & design with (edit), other's members to show content to and get feedback (view), in the development cycle you need both before publishing. Currently, you can only have ALL members with the ability to either edit or view.

                  133 votes
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                    31 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Programmatic way ( via REST API) to get the pure data of a dataset in POWER BI Service.

                    Intention is to receive the data insides of the report so that I can do an automated sanity of report data. Report PBIX file export is not of use to me as my utility code cannot read data from it
                    As of now there is no way to create automated testing to verify the health of reports that they are running fine with correct data .
                    Also , we can have any REST api for export to .csv/. xml , this might also work for automation test building.

                    7 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Sharing Dashboard's from Power BI Premium with Free Users

                      As a big organization who has invested in Power BI Premium server we would like to be able to share Dashboard's with Free Users.

                      We can share App's but in some cases, it's useful to be able to share single dashboards from the workspace with specific users.
                      For now, we must create many workspaces, which also create lots of O365 Groups, and this doesn't seem appropriate. We have been informed that selective publishing app content, is in the near future, according to the road map.

                      Still being able to share single dashboards is still a missing feature when you pay…

                      126 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Create calculated columns when using SSAS live connect

                        In May 2017 Power BI Desktop started supporting creation of DAX measures when working in live connect mode to an external SSAS model: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-may-feature-summary/

                        Vote on this idea if you want support for calculated columns in this mode as well!

                        565 votes
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                          17 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Format Function for Non String Values

                          I use a technique to dynamically show different measures with a switch statement but something users and clients really need is for different formatted values to work in visuals that can not operate on text formats. Please extend the FORMAT function in order display integer and float values in charts and graphs. This would be very helpful and I think an important step in extending the use of Power BI.

                          8 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Support Kerberos authentication for Hive, Hive LLAP and Spark

                            Our Hadoop environment (Hortonworks – non-HD Insight) is completely kerberized. Please add Kerberos authentication support to use Hive, Hive LLAP and Spark with Power BI for both direct queries and imported queries

                            8 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • SAP BW Message/Group server connectivity to get advantage of load balancer

                              Power BI allows us top connect to SAP BW system by providing details of server name, instance & client. But it does not have a mechanism to connect with SAP BW message server or group server (with dynamic selection of application server along with instance). Due to this limitation we are only able to connect with a specific application server. As a result it can create huge load in specific server and crash the same. But otherwise if we could connect to message/group server the Load Balancer would have equally distribute the load.

                              So can you implement the same for…

                              35 votes
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                                7 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Font color Dax

                                DAX Function to change the Font Color of a Measure.

                                8 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Slicer over all pages

                                  What we really need is a slicer (filter) to be available over all tabs/pages. Maybe create a user control which can be placed on each page? In this user control you can define multiple filters/slicers which are available on each page. Maybe a kindof pulldown menu for this user control so it does not take up to much space?

                                  185 votes
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                                    11 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

                                    25 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Vertical Line Charts

                                      In Oil & Gas Exploration & Production scenarios, it is a standard industry practice for drilling visualizations (line charts) to have a vertically oriented (typically depth) axis instead of horizontally oriented axis so that depth is visualized naturally. This axis should be scrollable as well. This is currently a barrier to Power BI adoption for some companies in this industry.

                                      See example here:
                                      http://petrowiki.org/File:Vol1_Page_670_Image_0001.png

                                      6 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add a "Clear All Drill Through Filters" Button

                                        We would like this to be a button (similar to the "back" button) that can be placed on the report when drill through filters are set, so the user doesn't have to open the Filters pane to clear the drill through filters. Additionally - for the use case we require, at least - this should not clear the other filters (such as page level filters, etc) - only the drill through filters. Thanks!

                                        6 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Direct Query Mode for Generic ODBC Driver

                                          I request the product team to enable Direct Query mode for ODBC Connector

                                          9 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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