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  1. Images should have Locked Aspect Ratio

    When I add an image to Power BI Desktop, the default setting is that the Aspect Ratio is not locked. This makes the process of scaling the image to a suitable size behave in an inconsistent way compared to (say) PowerPoint. If you turn on "lock aspect ratio", then the image scales correctly and consistently with other office applications.

    Most images should be scaled with a locked aspect ratio.

    77 votes
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  2. Prompt the User Before Creating a Hierarchy When Fields are Dragged Onto Each Other

    How many times have you dragged a field onto another field by mistake and have it create a hierarchy?

    It happens quite often. Usually I am trying to drag the field to the Visualization pane but fail to hold the mouse button. And lo and behold it creates a hierarchy. (Which I then have to delete. But sometimes I do not even notice that I accidentally created a hierarchy).

    It would be nice if a prompt came up, asking if we want to create a Hierarchy.

    179 votes
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  3. Identity Profiles for Power BI Desktop

    An increasing number of features are being tied to a user's identity in Power BI Desktop. Live connections to datasets connect to the tenant that is currently logged in. Persistent custom visuals and organizational visuals are tied to it, and even the Most Recently Used list seems to be affected. This gets very confusing for anyone that works with multiple tenants. Opening a direct connected report when currently logged into the wrong tenant is an exercise in futility.

    I propose that Power BI Desktop implement the concept of profiles, as seen in Chrome and the new Microsoft Edge. It would…

    6 votes
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  4. 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.

    380 votes
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  5. About visualization-filled-maps-choropleths

    In visualization-filled-maps-choropleths, it is not possible to do color-paint for each city.
    (For states in the United States and prefectures in Japan it is possible, though).
    I would be happy if I could do color-paint for each city.

    5 votes
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  6. Disable auto calculation of measures in desktop

    I would like the ability to temporarily disable the calculation of measures in PowerBI Desktop, something like the manual calculation option in Excel. I have large data models with dozens of measures each, and when I create a new measure it takes a long time to do. The more measures I add, the longer it takes.

    50 votes
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  7. Add an HTML Data Category

    Currently we can categorize a data column as a Web URL, an image URL, barcode and a number of geographic categories. These choices affect how the data is rendered in reports.

    What we need is a new category - HTML. Whenever an HTML field is rendered, it could do so using full fidelity HTML in visuals like tables, cards, etc. This would solve a number of needs for things like an HTML visual, hyperlink support in tables etc.

    4 votes
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  8. Allow tooltip to visually identify which series has triggered it

    Tooltips are a great interactive feature, but if you have a visual with a field in Legend, then it can be hard to determine quickly which item in the tooltip list corresponds to which point on a visual.

    It would be real handy to have the series name in a tooltip visually indicate that this is the series that the user is hovering over. (Or perhaps has filtered on)

    11 votes
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  9. Changing the layout of the slicer search box

    I would be happy if I could change the layout of the slicer search box.
    -The display size of the search box can be changed.
    -You can change the size of the characters entered in the search.
    -Character color can also be selected.

    3 votes
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  10. Allow to sort the drillthrough pages

    It would be nice if allow to sort the drill through pages. Currently we cannot change the sort order of the drill through pages and they show as the page created order.

    57 votes
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  11. Selection Pane Show/Hide buttons need to be more easily visually distinguishable

    With large numbers of objects in a dashboard, it can be difficult to easily scan and identify which are hidden and which are not in the Show/Hide pane, because the only difference between the icons is a diagonal line.

    I would like to see either the same icons as PowerPoint used (with a dash for hidden, eye for visible) and/or highlighting of the visible ones by making them appear backlit.

    8 votes
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  12. Add Warning Box when choosing Sort By Column

    Applying a sort order column requires certain DAX measures to then be amended to include this sort order column.

    https://www.sqlbi.com/articles/side-effects-in-dax-of-the-sort-by-column-setting/

    A Warning Box would be great to flag this potential issue
    https://twitter.com/wynhopkins/status/1176405396908474372?s=20

    23 votes
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  13. Add search field in the currency formatting tab.

    Whenever I need to format a column in the real currency format R $ it is necessary to drop all the
    options until you find the R $ format. Sometimes it takes time. There are analysts who work with
    several types of currency formats not to mention that when you close Power BI we have
    to search for the currency format again. It would be interesting to add a search field in the format tab
    currency, so we would find the desired format faster.

    The survey can be added at the top once the menu is displayed.

    4 votes
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  14. PLEASE ALLOW TO REVERT BACK TO THE DARK MODE - POWER BI Desktop

    PLEASE ALLOW TO REVERT BACK TO THE DARK MODE - POWER BI Desktop. (Our users are complaining)

    42 votes
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  15. Add a Design Ideas Button like PowerPoint

    PowerPoint has a Design Ideas button that you click and it suggests different layouts. Would be cool to have the same thing in Power BI desktop

    17 votes
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  16. Option to FORMAT() values as numbers (not strings)

    The FORMAT() function should be extremely flexible for conditionally formatting measures based on slicers and so on. But right now not even chart visuals agree with it. Please fix it? Pretty please?

    230 votes
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  17. Publish Reports Directly to the Service with Power BI Desktop

    Currently Power BI Desktop works with PBIX files saved to a local file system only. The files can be uploaded or published directly by the Desktop.

    Saving to the file on the file system in many cases may be unnecessary, and in some cases even counterproductive. Power BI Desktop should be able to publish directly to the Power BI service without having to first save a file locally. It should also be able to open and edit reports (and data models) directly from the service.

    This behaviour would be consistent with Power BI Report Builder.

    4 votes
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  18. Add the OneDrive and SharePoint connections as option to Open

    Please Power BI Filks, Add the OneDrive and SharePoint connections as option to Open my PBIX Files http://go.helpbi.com/addtheonedrivesharepointto_pbi

    32 votes
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  19. 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.

    749 votes
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  20. Deleting/copying/moving mutliple pages at once

    Allow for deletion/movement/selection of multiple pages at once, as you are able to in Excel. This is critical on reports that need to be revamped.

    120 votes
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