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  1. Open local files (file://) directly by click on url link as with (http://)

    Currently open a local file from Desktop is not possible and from browser is very tedious as explained on May 2017 update:

    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-may-feature-summary/#urlTables

    "If you want to use file URLs, there are some limitations. They will not open in the Power BI Desktop, only in web browsers. For most browsers, you will need to right click on the link, copy the link address, and paste the URL in a new tab"

    It will be great if can be improved the way to open the files in same way as with web images or files (http://).

    18 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Retrieve Power BI App information using PowerShell

      Currently I am working on some PS scripts to be able to manage the enterprise implementation of Power BI. One of the things I am not able to find is retrieving App-information using PowerShell. For example: I would like to create a list of Apps (based on workspaces) that has been distributed within the tenant and the users who can access the Apps. Other information, like last updates, included datasets and reports, etc, would be grate as well.

      9 votes
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        2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Hierarchy Slicer Sync

        I tested the "Sync Slicers" it's a very good option but it doesn't work with Hierarchy Slicer, it will be very important to synchronize pages of report's with hierarchical slicers like Hierarchy Slicer.

        12 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Export to Powerpoint - Hide "Hidden" Pages

          Export to PowerPoint reveals "hidden" Pages, and the "hidden" pages contribute to the maximum of export limit of 15 pages. It would be great if:
          a) the hidden pages did not contribute to the maximum 15 pages
          b) the hidden pages were not revealed when exported to PowerPoint

          27 votes
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            4 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • full screen in desktop mode

            Enable full-screen mode when working on power bi desktop. Pretty often I need to display the current page in power bi desktop mode (without sync the page to office 365) and there is a space limit, some of the visualizations are small and unreadable.

            20 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Single-click drillthrough

              The current method of using "drillthrough" is tedious and not obvious.

              I propose a new implementation of drillthrough: single-click. Instead of right-clicking on a row, table or visual and selecting form a context menu, let's have the ability to setup a row, table or visual as a single-click drillthrough.

              28 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • export order

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

                23 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  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.

                  69 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • KPI visual enhancement

                    Please enhance the KPI visual in such a way that users have:

                    1. Ability to change the 'Goal' text to something else, e.g. 'MoM'

                    2. Ability to add multiple goals (1 primary that impacts main colour coding, icon etc, plus additional secondary goals (e.g. WoW or YoY))

                    3. Ability to customise alert indicators, e.g. only show negative warnings - show red circle/flag rather than exclamation

                    4. Ability to define a threshold for the neutral (e.g. +-2.5% change)

                    5. Ability to change layout, e.g. show indicators on side rather than beneath

                    6. The Display Units never seem to work on 'auto'…

                    19 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Get a Copy of Report (PDF or other format) to mail every day

                      This is the request to add a feature in power bi service to get a copy of the report (PDF/other format/report itself) to specified mail id every day (Kind of event tracker).

                      9 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

                        122 votes
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                          5 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • ESRI ArcGIS maps in Power BI Report Server

                          Support ESRI ArcGIS maps in Power BI Report Server.

                          266 votes
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                            38 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  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.

                            22 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add a bullseye visual

                              The bullseye visual would allow customization at the slice and ring level with drilldown functionality.

                              There could be a quantitative summary view showing the total of data points within each slice by ring. Also, a detailed view displaying the label of the data point.

                              Additional details could be displayed for each data point (i.e. project name) like total cost, description, etc.

                              7 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add user groups to workspace members

                                It would be helpful to be able to add AD/AAD security groups to App Workspace members/admins. At the moment we are having to manually update users across most of our spaces as the Analytics team require access to all.

                                20 votes
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                                • Allow Tooltip Pages to be used in matrix/table

                                  Please allow Tooltip Pages to be used in matrix/table also - not just in charts.
                                  Thank you

                                  12 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Tooltip on Dashboard Tiles

                                    Ability to have either Text tooltip or Field-based tooltip to appear on hover on a Dashboard Tile.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • Variable Width Bar Charts

                                      Would like the addition of a built-in visualization for variable width bar charts. None of the current visuals appear to have the ability to alter the width of the bars.

                                      Coding such a chart in R is a modest undertaking with the help of the below walkthrough, but well beyond a basic PowerBI user. It would be great if this one were included as part of the base package of visuals, or available as a custom visual from the MS Store.

                                      http://radacad.com/variable-width-column-chart-writing-r-codes-inside-power-bi-part-4

                                      20 votes
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                                      • Print all pages of a multi-page report

                                        Currently, the Print function only prints the page on the screen. Would like to able to print all pages of a multi-page report.

                                        27 votes
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                                          2 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.

                                          960 votes
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                                            57 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!

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