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  1. 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.

    505 votes
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      23 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

      203 votes
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        10 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  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.

        412 votes
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          25 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.

          201 votes
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            10 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  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.

            353 votes
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              14 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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

              51 votes
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                5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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!

                164 votes
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                  18 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  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.

                  201 votes
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                    under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

                    84 votes
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                      5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

                      573 votes
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                        24 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  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.

                        120 votes
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                          8 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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…

                          230 votes
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                            9 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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’

                            1,203 votes
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                              28 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Filter enabled bookmarks

                              Filter enabled bookmarks

                              a user can pass filter selection(s) from the page where he calls the bookmark. That way bookmarks become a sort of drillthrough and you can bypass the report level filters which are not user friendly.

                              143 votes
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                                8 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Updates to Report Server should be available more frequently

                                It seems unfair that Power BI desktop is updated each month with new and improved visuals but we will have to wait several months longer to have these improvements in Power BI Report Server. For example the new matrix visual is big improvement but those with Report Server will have to wait about 6 months before it is available to them. I'd like Report Server updates in parallel to Desktop updates.

                                331 votes
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                                  15 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Thanks for the feedback on this topic! Let me address a few points here.

                                  First, a couple of you mentioned the new Table and Matrix visuals, which became generally available in July. I know they’re just one example, but I thought I’d update you about them specifically. We previously communicated that the very next release of Power BI Report Server would support them, and the August 2017 Preview is now available (https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-report-server-august-2017-preview-now-available/). We’re still targeting Q4 CY 2017 for the next production-ready release.

                                  Second, to confirm our current release and support lifecycle:
                                  - We plan to release Power BI Report Server “multiple times per year.”
                                  - Initially, we’ve planned for about 3 releases per year (in other words, on average, every 4 months).
                                  - We support each release for 12 months, which gives customers up to a year to upgrade to a newer version while receiving any…

                                • Email subscriptions for Power BI reports in Report Server

                                  Be able to create email subscriptions for the PBIX reports in the Report Server

                                  564 votes
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                                    71 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  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.

                                    44 votes
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                                      9 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Make Desktop available through Microsoft Update (for versions of Windows before Windows 10)

                                      In September 2017 we announced that Power BI Desktop is available through the Windows Store, giving automatic updates: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-at-ignite-2017-announcing-enterprise-ready-capabilities-for-establishing-data-culture-at-scale/

                                      If you're not able to update to Windows 10, vote for this idea so that Power BI Desktop can be made available through Microsoft Update to older versions of Windows.

                                      129 votes
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                                        10 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Mapping Visuals Should Send All Location Data to the Bing Service

                                        If I add a list of State codes to the location card on a map, the results will normally not be accurate. The States selected could be from anywhere in the world - if you don't add the country details first, you get inconsistent results. There is a work around that can be achieved by adding the Country and State to the location section like this

                                        Country
                                        State
                                        Address

                                        You can then click Expand All Down to get the fully qualified state and address WITHIN the correct country. While this works, it is inconvenient and I think there is a…

                                        45 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  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.

                                          208 votes
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