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  1. 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…

    155 votes
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  2. dashed line, dotted line, line thickness

    Please add line format pane that allows for selecting to insert dotted or dashed line.

    Currently, all the most common line adjustments are only for lines that are part of line charts, not for lines inserted as a shape.

    44 votes
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  3. Automatically resize all visuals in a report with even spacing

    Would it be possible to specify the amount of white space around each and all visuals on a page, and then click a button and have all visuals automatically resize so that the spacing between them is even?

    The current red guide lines that appear when trying to line up visuals are often not exact enough to perfectly align visuals with even spacing without using the “General” section of the visual formatting pane. Specifying the amount of space between visuals has to currently be done on a visual by visual basis which is very cumbersome and time consuming.

    7 votes
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  4. Make possible to "Manage interactions" as we use the "Manage relationships"

    It would be very helpfull if we could have an option to manage all the interactions, as we have the button "Manage Relationships" on the "Modeling" Tab.

    Sometimes when we have many visuals, it gets hard to track all the interacions we have set. Besides being difficult to click on some objects, when the buttons to turn on/ turn off the filtering overlap each other.

    Thanks in advance!

    4 votes
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  5. Right-click on a table in relationship/ model view and jump directly to that table in data view

    In Power Pivot it is possible to jump directly to the data view of a table in the relationship/ model view by right-clicking on it. This is extremely useful and saves a lot of time when dealing with large models. Please add this feature to Power BI Desktop. It will increase productivity with this tool in a simple way. THANKS

    11 votes
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  6. Conditional Formatting for Total

    An option to conditionally format Sub-total columns and rows.

    At the moment my values are conditionally formatted but but the sub-totals are bare as they can't be formatted.

    8 votes
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  7. Load custom Theme (JSON file) by default at launch

    I have a JSON file with a theme that I apply to most of my reports. Right now I have to import it anew every time I launch Power BI or create a new file. It would be great if it was possible to direct Power BI Desktop to load that custom file by default at at launch

    48 votes
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  8. Power BI Desktop should use the currently logged in account credentials for dataflow connections

    When connecting to a dataflow in Power BI Desktop, the connection is cached like all other connections. Each connection persists the relevant tokens for their sources. However, when persisting a SQL connection, each database is cached separately, so different credentials can be used with different databases.

    However, dataflows will only store the last connection to a dataflow, which makes connecting to dataflows in multiple tenants an arduous process of changeing the data connect options.

    Also confusing is the fact that the account switcher control is unrelated to the dataflow credentials, leading to situations where publish shows one set of workspaces,…

    20 votes
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  9. Clickable tooltips on hover

    During the first TripleA event with Amanda for Power BI I submitted a feature request question that got quite a few quick kudos. The feature was to have clickable tooltips on hover as well as resizing of the tooltip features. What the response was is that it's a fairly large task for the dev team to make that work and the PBI team would need some good use cases and reasons for this feature enhancement.

    The reason for this is mainly because of a few of the hiccups we've experienced in the product.

    1. There are quite a few limitations…

    3 votes
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  10. Size matrix data to fit

    Allow an option to size the matrix visual data to fit. Scaling the font as needed to fit the size of the visual. allowing control of font is great but we have grids that just barely overflow the size of the visual and it would be great to be able to just select to size to the visual space. much like the Scale to page option when printing in excel

    3 votes
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  11. Slicer "Clear Selection" icon color attribute

    I'd like to see the ability to set the color of the eraser icon (clear selection) in a slicer header to something different than the default grey.

    When you use a dark color background (let's say Dark Green) with light color font (let's say medium Orange), it's very difficult for users to see the default grey eraser and clear their selections.

    If some of the color setting attributes that were just added to visual headers could be brought to the Slicer header I belive the issue would be resolved.

    119 votes
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  12. FutureProofing for Known Header Changes - Power Query

    Scenario:

    While I am building a report, I determine that a field name needs to change at the source in a SQL server, but still need to move forward with my current report. I send a note to the dev group to make that change, but still rename it for now in the query. Unfortunately, when the dev team fixes it upstream, my report will then break - at some point in the future.

    Ask: If a header name change made in an applied step is then reflected upstream [same name as the query attempts to change it to] then…

    4 votes
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  13. 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.

    9 votes
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  14. Add imported theme to "Switch Theme" menu

    The September 2018 desktop release made Switch Theme generally available. With it you can import a custom theme from a .json file.

    Once imported, the imported theme become active, but, even though there is a theme Name in the .json file, the new theme name is not added to the menu of choices and there is no indication that the theme with that name is now active.

    Please add imported themes to the menu and do something to highlight which theme is currently active.

    76 votes
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  16. Using between for numeric slicers and want to restrict values entered into the textboxes to whole numbers

    Using between for numeric slicers and want to restrict values entered into the textboxes to whole numbers

    3 votes
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  17. Power BI desktop aggregate the stream data every [X] number

    Just like if my stream data displayed every 1 second, and in Power BI I would like to see the data every 5 second, the value could be aggregated.

    2 votes
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  18. 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…

    333 votes
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  19. Text Direction Property for visuals and pages

    Currenty it seems like all texts in a PBIX file are defined as LTR.
    It will be very useful to have the control over the Text Direction property.
    It will be really great to have this control dynamicly - Let's say there's a multi-language report where the X axis on a bar chart has company names in mix language that has different desired Text Direction properties.

    34 votes
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  20. Easier page management: thumbnail view

    Currently, viewing pages within a report can only be done by navigating the narrow bar at the bottom of the screen. Clicking the left and right navigation button moves the bar a variable amount the user has no control over making it very difficult to consistently and precisely navigate from page to page. It is impossible to quickly jump to a specific page.

    Moving pages is even more unwieldy. Since you can only move pages by dragging and dropping the bottom bar, and you can only move the bottom bar by clicking the left and right buttons, moving pages across…

    4 votes
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