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  1. Selecting only specific reports/dashboards before publishing Power BI app

    Instead of being forced to publish everything in a App workspace, it would be nice to select specific Reports & Dashboards to publish

    11 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Automatically logoff / session time-out

      Company's security policy requires to automatically logoff after 20 minutes of inactivity.
      Because Power Bi displays sensitive data, it would be nice to configure after how many minutes the user will be automatically logoff.

      3 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Filters

        Any applied filter should be highlighted to show which filter is applied to avoid confusion & time to search which filter we have applied in order to redo the action. It is particularly useful when we are dealing with lot of filters for slicing & dicing the data

        10 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Grant to view some columns for a table.

          In PowerBi Cloud.
          If I have a table with 60 columns and show some columns in a grid(table with 20 columns) and want to export data from the grid the export process will export the 60 columns and not the 20 columns viewed.
          I would like to grant view/select over some columns and the the export should use and view the granted columns, no other.

          8 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Specify parameters values in the PBI Service

            Hi there.

            I'd like to request you to include an option which allows the user to specify the parameters values in the PBI Service, as well as it's possible in the PBI Desktop.

            Thanks.

            8 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Top N Slicers

              Top N Slicers

              Create a Slicers that allows me to say 'Show the top N categories by value', e.g. 'Top 5 countries by sales'
              Similar to "Top N Filters". But we need this option in the Report visual for some of our customers.

              17 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Slicer - hide items with no data

                Similar to in Excel, please enable a feature to hide values With no data in a slicer.

                E.g. I have a Dimension with a list of locations that change over time. I want my slicer to ONLY contain the locations that have data in 2017 (if I add a report level filter to filter for 2017). Currently, the slicer will list all the locations in the dimension.

                9 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Power BI Embedded - Connection to Analysis Services Tabular

                  Please provide the ability to connect to Analysis Services (Tabular) from Power BI Embedded

                  143 votes
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                    5 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • More flexible Conditional Formatting in Tables and Matrixes

                    More flexible Conditional Formatting in Tables and matrixes.
                    The current color customization in tables is very limiting. I need more than 3 color choices.
                    I should be able to add multiple values and assign colors to each.

                    331 votes
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                      19 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Rotate Any Visual Element

                      I've made multiple reports where it would be nice to have the freedom to rotate any visual element. For example, rotating cards 90 degrees either direction would be very nice for putting details along the sides of the page and not using too much space. It could also be useful in many other charts. So instead of making this a hard thing for developers to try to include in each visual, why not add a rotation handle to all visuals that would allow all to be rotated as desired.

                      9 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Adjust grid size

                        Add the ability to control the size of the grid in Power BI.

                        It's great to have snap-to-grid functionality and gridlines in Power BI Desktop. However, I haven't used this feature much because the standard grid size is not useful for my particular reports. I need the ability to change the size of the grid to make it more/less dense depending on my scenario.

                        37 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • KPI Icon sets for use in table and matrix visualizations

                          Many of the Power BI Community have come from a background of using Power Pivot in Microsoft Excel. Excel had a fantastic way of using built-in conditional KPI icon functionality to add impact and information to table and matrix visualizations. The red-yellow-green circle icon set is valuable as an easy-to-interpret indicator of whether something is on track (or not) against defined goals.

                          This functionality is glaringly absent from the Power BI Desktop. There was a previous request for tis that has been marked as “completed”, but it’s still missing.

                          560 votes
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                            31 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Can we have a clear all filters button?

                            So you don't have to find which item is filtered.

                            10 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Conditional Formatting - Whole Table Rows

                              It would be great to be able to format full rows and not just specific columns in tables.

                              For example - I have a list of date driven tasks and would like to highlight the entire row where the task is overdue.

                              87 votes
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                                8 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Time-Dependent Data Sets - View Data Time dependent (Access to previous versions of the Data)

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                                The idea is sort of having a version of loaded data sets on which you can jump back like in a time machine to see how the data was at a certain time.
                                Each load of data is kept as a version with the time stamp of the load.
                                On the Report in PowerBI you can add a slider that lets you select the version you want to see (slide back in time)
                                The Graphs get the possibility to use this Version/Time as Axis etc.

                                What is it good for:
                                Document the data as it has been at a…

                                31 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 8 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Export Data

                                    Ability to export data from published report.

                                    15 votes
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                                    • Pinning Tiles from Shared Dashboards

                                      Currently one cannot pin tiles from a shared dashboard to ones own created dashboard i.e. you can not consolidate 5 dashboards into 1 high-level dashboard. The ability to pin tiles from shared dashboards would be perfect for the business environment!

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Power BI Desktop linux version

                                        It's hard to convince colleagues to use Power BI in case they using linux. With a Linux version (ubuntu?) of the Power BI Desktop they would not need to install a VM or similar.

                                        36 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Description to the Calculated Columns & Measures

                                          Nice if we have a description box for Calculated Columns & Measures.

                                          11 votes
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