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  1. Measure Management & DAX Editor

    Anyone who uses PowerBI long enough has had a PBIX with 50-60 measures and it has become time consuming and tedious to mantain. In Excel you can do a quick find/replace to edit several formulas - in PowerBI you need to select each one individually. An "excel-like" interface for editing measures would save a lot of time! This would take PowerBI to the next level regarding productivity. I've prepared a mockup for this as well as a DAX Editor. Let me know what you think.

    Mockup: https://i.imgur.com/z6TBOQb.png?1

    314 votes
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      17 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Export Report Server PowerBI report to pdf, word, powerpoint

      Please add the capability to export Report Server PowerBI reports to formats like pdf, word, powerpoint. Some of this functionality exists in the service but please add it to Report Server.

      629 votes
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        19 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Personalized Bookmarks

        The current bookmarking feature requires report creators to define bookmarks. Ideally, users would be able to save personalized bookmarks (similar to web browser) in addition to the author's pre-defined bookmarks.

        For example, I might have a project management report or sales by stores. Each user of the report may have their own set of projects or stores that they want to quickly navigate between. These are relevant to the current users and not other users of the reports.

        622 votes
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          32 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Totals in stacked column charts

          During several presentations I get questions regarding the total of stacked columns. In the current situation you can select to label all the parts of the stacked column but no grand total. I would like to see the option to add a label to the Visuals which shows the total of the stacked column (this counts for values only). Ideally this total would deviate together with the drilldowns you select, so it stays interactive whatever filters you select or subsets you create on your dashboard.

          343 votes
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            11 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Drill through that considers slicer/filter context of a parent visual

            The current drill through capability does not appear to consider an active filter/slicer value for a visual unless the dimension being filtered is included in the parent visual. I think it would be helpful if it did.

            For example; a table of customers subject to a slicer for specific stores should pass on both the customer and store values if these dimensions are both listed as drill through filters.

            602 votes
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              34 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Improve Relationship Drag and Drop Experience

              In Power Pivot for Excel, when you drag and drop columns to create relationships, there experience is:
              1. Click and drag source column
              2. Hover over destination table
              3. The receiving column on the destination table is highlighted to indicate which column will receive the join.

              In Power BI Desktop, item 3 above is missing. It makes it ambiguous how the join will be made (and a poor user experience). Please add a visual confirmation to the user which column will receive the join during drag and drop.

              75 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Python Script in Power BI

                It's great that Power BI already has the capability to run R scripts for data transformation. It would be even better if we could run Python script.

                1,159 votes
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                  81 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Export to PowerPoint with individual image elements

                  Currently, the Export to PowerPoint feature exports one image file per report. Update the Export to PowerPoint feature to support exporting an image per report visual instead.

                  135 votes
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                    16 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • R visuals in Report Server

                    I think it will be great if report server can support custom R visualization for more data insight!

                    286 votes
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                      18 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • DAX Query Language Visual

                      I see big value in creating a visual that can display the results of a DAX query. One way this could be deployed is a follows.
                      * Add the new visual to the report canvas
                      * Write a DAX query that returns a table (of course) and add this to the visual
                      * The visual would respect any cross filtering coming from the report just like any other visual.

                      This would give report writers very granular control to display records without having to use a table visual and a measure that triggers the display of the correct records.

                      193 votes
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                        9 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Lock placement of tables in relationships pane

                        The ability to 'lock' where tables are manually placed on the relationships pane would be very helpful. We have created a data model with security tables, secured dimensions, unsecured dimensions, and secured fact tables. When I lay out the tables in a specific way, the design is far more understandable than when placement is auto-generated. A 'lock' type of functionality to 'freeze' the table layout would be very helpful because I can more easily locate/verify (a) specific types of tables, (b) bidirectional relationships where they should be (and shouldn't be), and (c) relationship directions are accurate.

                        128 votes
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                          5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Read Only Access to Relationship View in Thin Workbooks

                          My definition of a thin workbook is when you connect Power BI to a tabular server. This can be SSAS Tabular or the Power BI Service (golden dataset as covered here https://exceleratorbi.com.au/new-power-bi-reports-golden-dataset/)

                          When you use Power BI Desktop as a thin workbook, you cannot see the relationship view or the data view. While this makes sense (they are not editable), it means that it is very difficult for someone to write local measures. It is not possible to accurately write a local measure unless the relationships between the tables are visible.

                          Please add the relationship view so the end…

                          53 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Breakdown or Weighted Tree

                            I was wondering one of a very important visuals missing from Power BI gallery is Breakdown or dependencies tree,
                            this will help us to design a good view and give us more room for other visuals to add in our dashboard.

                            400 votes
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                              16 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Clear all filters

                              When need a button to clear all filters on screen

                              61 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Bookmark groups

                                The new bookmark feature looks great. Would be useful if you could have collections of bookmarks for the presentation mode. For example, we have multiple clients that we provide campaign analysis for. It would be useful to use the same base report for these presentations but with the ability to create a group of bookmarks that are specific to that presentation. That way only one report can be used for every presentation and multiple users could have their own set of bookmarks to view a report in the ways that they specifically care about.

                                262 votes
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                                  under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Row based filter at Page level

                                  Stealing this from Tobias Owen on the Feature Summary Blog

                                  The ability to hide pages is brilliant, thank you! Is it possible to apply Row-Level Security to whole pages so that they can be dynamically hidden for some users but not for others?

                                  53 votes
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                                    5 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow direct access to the subfolder of the OndeDrive for Business or Personal OneDrive.

                                    Through the ability to connect to a Sharepoint Folder, we can connect Power BI to the OneDrive for Business root folder. This is excellent and very important, but insufficient. Most projects require that files be organized in subfolders, to which direct access is not allowed. There are ways to do this, but they are not efficient. I suggest that the solution be enhanced to allow direct access to the subfolders located in the root folder of OneDrive For Business or even Personal OneDrive, just as you can with folders and their subfolders located in Drive C on the desktop or…

                                    55 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Back-button feature to clear selected drillthrough filter value

                                      As drillthrough function we use a filter and we give value for it from other report page. I click back-button and it will take me back to where I was before. In the background filter value stays unchanged. I use drillthrough function again. Filter value changes and I see visuals filtered with that value. I use back-button again. I navigate to that report page manually and to my surprice value selected in prev step is still selected. I know that I can open my filter selections and clear selected value but I'd like to do is to start exploring my…

                                      317 votes
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                                        9 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Dynamic row-level security for Power BI Report Server

                                        Power BI Desktop (optimized for Report Server) allows you to define roles with DAX filters. However, when reports are published to the Report Server, there is no way to assign these roles to specific users/groups, so we can't yet implement row-level security on the Report Server. It would be great it Report Server was able to support dynamic row-level security similar to the Power BI Service.

                                        364 votes
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                                          18 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Conditional formatting (cell highligh, font, etc) when comparing multiple fields

                                          PowerBI needs to have the ability to offer conditional formatting of based on the comparison of 2 or more metrics. For example if metric A = metric B then change the font and highlight color of the cell to red.
                                          If metric A > metric B and metric A < metric C then change the font and highlight color of the cell to green.
                                          This should be unlimited for how many colors can be used. Other BI tools offer this feature.
                                          Note that this is different than what PowerBI currently calls ‘conditional formatting’

                                          1,429 votes
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                                            34 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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