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  1. Extra hints on how to create table in excel

    When loading an excel dataset, and there is no table, just tabular data, give a link to a page that shows with simple clicks how to update your excel with a table entry.

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    • Perfomance Enhancement

      I find that it takes way too long to extract data from Analysis Services.

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      • Add measures directly in some of the views rather than back into the data source.

        We love to see the ability to add measures directly in some of the views rather than back into the data source.

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        • 8 votes
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          • Provide a means to distinguish between records and lists within data in a column

            Sometimes data sources such as JSON could have both records and lists within the same column. This could be because of poor data structure. Currently BI designer does not provide a means to distinguish between which cell is a list and which one is a record. column

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            • Power Preview for Power BI

              this is something similar to the scroll on the BING.COM homepage toward the bottom. so imagine I am a visitor to a main page where there are many links to other Power BI sites. I can use the quick preview link on the bottom to preview the sites. Also, this can be used in the Power BI Designer where I can quickly preview the Power BI dashboard that I am building before it is being deployed. I want to preview to see what it looks like if I were to deploy the content.

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              • Publish customized charts/dashboards to an out-of-the-box connector for your organization

                We need a mechanism that enables an organization to customize the out-of-the-box reports/dashboards that come with the out-of-the-box connector to distribute to their organization/division users.

                For example, we want to customize the charts & dashboard that come with the Dynamics CRM connector to match the customizations we have in our CRM instance.

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                • Need to integrate with OneNote!!

                  Need to integrate with OneNote!! We use OneNote for all our business reviews now. Unfortunately, currently we have to take screenshots of Q&A and manually paste into OneNote. Wouldn't it be a killer feature if we can integrate live Dashboard/Q&A result with OneNote so they get refreshed automatically? Similar to the integration between PowerView and PowerPoint, but much better.

                  83 votes
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                  • AccKnowledge by M3

                    Hi

                    Our company of 6 hotels uses a financial reporting software called AccKnowledge by M3
                    http://www.m3as.com/accounting/

                    Would be great to see Microsoft Power BI connect to this

                    Right now we pull reports, export to Excel and then spend a lot of time reformatting the excel spreadsheet to a PowerPivot format

                    Thanks!

                    Amaan Kurji

                    3 votes
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                    • More options for authentication for automatic refresh

                      More options for supported authentication methods for automatic refreshes. Would be nice if all sources supported Windows authentication.

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                      • 2 votes
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                          under review  ·  lorey responded

                          Thanks for the suggestion! Please provide more details.

                        • The relationships of all the tables in power query should stay when changing the database connection.

                          The relationships of all the tables in power query should stay when changing the database connection. Today, when I try to use existing workbook to connect to other azure db, as soon as I change the connection, all the relationships are gone. It took me half of day to rest all the connections since I have more than 50 DIM and FACT tables.

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                          • Have the visualization icons colored

                            As soon as we click the chart icon, we are presented with all possible visualizations possible.

                            If its colored we can locate them in a snap.

                            Grey icons causes fatigue

                            10 votes
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                            • Customer Support

                              How can Power BI help me increase the efficiency of my customer support team?

                              20 votes
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                              • Meetup APIs

                                Include Meetup as a data source to check against a collection of communities and extract analytics

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                                • 1 vote
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                                  • Add Serona as a data source

                                    Add the Serona RaaS platform as a data source. This would allow some interesting mining of RaaS data.

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                                    • Q&A should not automatically show filter field

                                      When you add "where field is this or that", the field is automatically displayed in the chart/table, even if I don't explicit ask to "show".
                                      for example, show total dollarfield where category is something, it will automatically split the total by that category. I'm just interested in seeing the total dollars, period. In general, I don't want to see my "where" field displayed unless I ask for it (or at least a way to turn off).

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                                      • Percentage with 3 digits (075% instead of 75%) on histogram 100% - release 2.38.4491.282 (august 2016)

                                        I'm making a histogram 100% based on number of customers.

                                        Percentage is automatically calculated by the visualization.

                                        But this percantage is automatically based on 3 digits. I mean 75% is shown as 075%.

                                        And impossible to change this format.

                                        I've observed this new format from release 2.38.4491.282 (august 2016)

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                                        • Updated PowerView editor in Excel

                                          For a consistent experience it is important that the existing PowerView ribbon in Excel 2013 is also updated to the one that we have in the PowerBI Designer.

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