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  1. Tool Tips for Buttons

    There is currently no tool tip for a button. Now that buttons can perform actions, it would be very useful to have the option to add a tool tip (or hover event message) rather than the default "click to follow link".

    232 votes
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      8 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • When showing subtotals at the bottom, show the attributes there as well and not on top

      When I choose the option to show the subtotals at the bottom, I expect to see the attribute name there as well and not just on top. This is especially crucial for financial statements, like shown here: https://wp.me/p6lgsG-YC

      An option to toggle between showing attributes at the bottom only or at the top as well would be ideal.

      143 votes
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      • Add expand/collapse feature to column headers

        Vote on this idea if you want expand/collapse on column headers in the matrix similar to what was shipped for row headers in November (https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-november-2018-feature-summary/#expandCollapse).

        125 votes
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          12 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Composite models when connected to SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular (SSAS)

          We really love the new feature of 'Composite Models' in the Power BI July 2018 update! This enables us to join custom lists with DirectQuery sources.

          It would also be beneficial if this would also work when connected to SSAS Tabular in DirectQuery.
          This would stronlgy improve the enterprise features of Power BI.

          490 votes
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            32 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Organizing Measures into Categories using Folders

            Adding few measures to your data model in PowerBI could be easily managed, but what about adding tens or even hundreds of measures! Organizing those measure into categories using folders could help a lot.

            To show you what I exactly mean, I will demonstrate the alternative way to create those folders using empty tables:

            1. Select "Enter Data" from the Home ribbon > Change the column name to "Id" and choose the table name e.g. "_Financial Measures" (Create all the tables)
            2. Select "New Measure" from the Modeling ribbon (Or choose any shortcut) > Type and create a new measure…

            403 votes
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            • Default measure format to comma and zero decimals

              Every time I create a measure I have to format it as “,” and 0 decimals. This appears to be the most common format and it would make sense to make this the default.

              108 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Allow 'Search' within slicer filtering for non-text attributes

                Text attributes can be 'searched' within report slicers. However, integers cannot. For example, if someone wants to quickly find and slice by a Customer Id, it is very cumbersome right now - lots of scrolling. A simple search by Customer Id (as an integer) within the slicer would make it much faster and a better user experience

                67 votes
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                • Move Measures Between Tables in New Modelling View

                  The new Modelling View was delivered in Nov 2018 and is fabulous. There is already a button to select all measures in a table - great. I would like to then move all the selected measures to another table, either by drag and drop or by selecting the home table in the properties list (just like you can do for formatting).

                  54 votes
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                  • Eraser for Search in Slicer gone if Header hidden

                    if you turn off the Header for a slicer with text in the field, the eraser vanishes from the Search box so there is no way to clear it. Turning on Titles doesn't fix it either. You must leave the Header on.

                    Seems like a bug.

                    229 votes
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                    • Power BI collaborative development

                      allows multiple developers to work collaboratively on the same PBIX.

                      Idea could be separate back-end (advanced editor) and fron-end (modelling and report design) or allows the possibility to merge more than one pbix.

                      431 votes
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                      • 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

                        2,836 votes
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                        • Organization Approved Themes

                          Now that themes are out of preview and the Product Team has included themes in the Desktop tool the next thing to add to this is to have a section for organization approved themes. Since many companies have branding guidelines this would be an easy way for admins to load these themes and allow end users to pick from them to create consistency.

                          92 votes
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                          • Click and Drag to Select Multiple Objects and Allow Nudge

                            Similar to the other Microsoft products, it'd be great if we could click and drag the mouse to select multiple object on a page. Then, once multiple are selected, allow us to nudge them with the arrow keys all at the same time. Right now, we have to click one at a time and nudge one at a time. Oftentimes, I have many items I've already spent time aligning and then I need to nudge them and I have to do it one at a time.

                            104 votes
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                            • Allow Slicers to be preset based on defined criteria

                              Allow Slicers to be preset based on defined criteria (i.e. DAX formula or other developer input).

                              For example, a dashboard that displays KPI data based on the current week end date. On displaying the dashboard the screen should default to the current end date with the user having the optional ability to set the date slicer for previous weeks.

                              At a stretch you could have a button with a bookmark action to run some DAX that could set the date slicer to the latest end date.

                              Taking this further you could also reverse and forward the slicer to the next…

                              68 votes
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                              • (Real) Dual axis charts

                                It would be nice to be able to create dual axis charts and not the combo chart, to be able to drop more than one value on an axis and synchronize those axes. It would also be good to be able to control the type of mark in this instance so you could have one bar and one hash mark. Stephen Few would be happy cause we could create bullet charts (yeah those custom visuals really don't work and have bugs)

                                77 votes
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                                • Implement Power BI on Mac

                                  Implement Power BI, and Office extensions on Mac OS

                                  67 votes
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                                  • Column Profiling Based on All Rows (Data Profiling)

                                    Loving the new Data Profiling feature. I totally get the logic of only using the first 1000 rows of data to show the Column Profile. But similar to how in the "Filter" Dialog it gives me the option to "Load More". Would like the option to Load the Complete Profile of the Column based on all Data Rows. You can display a warning, if needed to warn the user that this may take a long time depending on the number of rows of data.

                                    It would be nice if there was an option to do this on a specific Column…

                                    19 votes
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                                    • Protect .PBIX with password

                                      Allow to protect a pbix file with a password.

                                      23 votes
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                                      • Report page tooltip on all objects

                                        New report page tooltip preview feature in the March update is great.

                                        Would be nice if we had the option of adding this tooltip to visuals that previously didn't have a tooltip.

                                        For example, I have a card visual. I'd like users to get one of these mini report pages pop-up when they hover over it but as this visual doesn't have a tooltip it can't be used.

                                        Would be great if we can do this on other things like shapes and text boxes as well.

                                        398 votes
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                                        • IntelliSense Should Use Best Practice Column and Measure Naming Conventions

                                          There is a clearly defined and accepted best practice for referencing columns and measures in the DAX language.

                                          1. Column names should ALWAYS reference the table name.
                                          TableName[Column Name]
                                          2. Measures should NEVER reference the table name.
                                          [Measure Name]

                                          This is a fundamental concept accepted by everyone with knowledge of the DAX language (everyone I know anyway).

                                          IntelliSense in DAX sometimes follows this convention and sometimes it does not. I have created a short video (40 seconds) showing 3 examples. https://youtu.be/CvaRhKrnHRk

                                          There are other places where column names are appended to measure names too, such as inside Quick Measures, and…

                                          294 votes
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