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  1. 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.

    637 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Power Platform Admin Portal

    Allow the Power BI admin role to access the Power Platform admin portal. This will allow the Power BI admin to see all data gateways used in an organization.

    82 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Dataflows Direct Query

    Dataflows would be really useful if you could connect to them via DirectQuery. This would mean that we could query enormous dataflows that are not practical to load to the Data model and can make aggregate dataflows that we load to the Data model.

    Unsure if this is possible with the architecture of a Dataflow, but it could be quite handy if it is possible.

    151 votes
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    under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Please extend Dataflows and Machine Learning capabilities to Free users

    Please extend Dataflows and ML capabilities to Free users (of course limiting the processing power/storage). This would be great for learning purposes and would also help a lot in making these PBI tools more popular and increase the adoption.

    49 votes
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    2 comments  ·  AI and Machine Learning  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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.

    360 votes
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  6. Export to PDF via Power BI Embedded API

    The export to PDF feature of Power BI Desktop is awesome. Could we have this PDF support option via the embedded API to generate PDFs into a network location? Say, an UNC path. This would be fantastic for bespoke applications!

    281 votes
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    21 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Hide Filters pane on Power BI Report Server

    Is there any possiblity to hide Filters pane in Power BI Report server. We don't want to show the filters been used to external clients in our report for unnecessary discussion on calls.

    Something like &filterPaneEnabled=false in Power BI Report Server

    741 votes
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  8. Published date

    Every report and dashboard pages should have a column for Date Published, modified and by who just like in Windows

    315 votes
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  9. New functionality "Sync Slicers" in Custom Visual visualizations.

    I tested the "Sync Slicers" new functionality and it's a very good option but it doesn't work with a Custom Visual, for example, Chiclet Slicer. Chiclet Slicer is a Custom Visual visualizations widely used and it will be very important that this new functionality work in it well.

    1,090 votes
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  10. 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.

    208 votes
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  11. Dataflows linked entities Pro Licence

    The new Dataflows concept looks really interesting and holds massive potential to change the BI landscape.
    Currently linking dataflows is only applicable to Premium licences. Based on how Dataflows are pitched as an Excel type approach to ETL I find it unusual that linked entities are only appropriate for Premium licences, especially since the analogy of an entities is a 'cell' in Excel. This is like shipping Excel with only one cell in it as a product for non-premium users. Premium capacities are only appropriate for huge organisations with hundreds of licences to make it financially viable. I would consider…

    117 votes
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  12. Create Viewer Access Role

    I have many end users who should remain as such. End users. They should be able to consume content period. Having this limited access will not allow them to edit, alter, delete, update, etc. They should also not be able to download content in a PBIX file as they won't be permission-ed to connect to the original data sources only. This would be very helpful to have, particularly in the new apps where I have various levels of users interacting with the published content, some who truly need read-only access (particularly in B2B situations where we publish data to external…

    42 votes
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  13. Export Column Profiles as a Table

    my customers love the new column profiling feature in Power Query. With the GA today, it is even better. One thing I have been asked for a few times now is the ability to export the column profile data as the result of a query. Ideally this could be exported to Excel for further investigation, or simply return it to ta table in Power BI for further investigation.

    33 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Compare two Queries - Columns

    I would like to have the ability to do a "compare tables" or "compare queries" option.

    I understand that there are visuals/queries I can build to compare the DATA within two separate queries but I want to compare the two queries. I want to know how many columns are in TableA versus how many are in TableB and which column names are different from each other. When I have two tables with 150 columns (give or take) and they are allegedly a copy of each other I want to be able to confirm that all 150 in columns in TableA…

    139 votes
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  15. Control which bookmarks are viewable in the service

    This idea has come about from the introduction of personal bookmarks in the PBI Service: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-personal-bookmarks-in-the-power-bi-service/

    Many report creators use bookmarks as a dynamic way of showing/hiding visuals, or navigating between tabs. Exposing an end user to these bookmarks could be confusing for them and expose the underlying workings of the report.

    Personal bookmarks are great, but an option in PBI Desktop to expose certain bookmarks in the PBI Service would satisfy both report creators and consumers.

    56 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Subscribe others to emails for reports or dashboards that have RLS

    Power BI now allows users to subscribe others to emails for reports and dashboards. However, if RLS is applied to the dataset this is not possible. This idea will remove this restriction.

    328 votes
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  17. Rename fields on the new filter pane

    Ability to rename fields on the fielter pane just like on visuals

    90 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. SAP HANA 2.0: Display Calculation Views in HDI-Containers

    In SAP HANA 2.0, Database Views reside in so-called HDI-Containers. Power BI Desktop (PBIRS) shows empty Containers (database schemes) but not the Calculation VIews inside.
    The old Calculation VIews from HANA 1.0 are visible.

    So please extend the connector for SAP HANA (relational mode) to select the new Calculation Views from the HANA data dictionary as well as the old ones.

    68 votes
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  19. Machine Learning Models for Pro Users

    Please extend Machine Learning capabilities to pro users. Small to Medium sized business may not have the employee count to justify enterprise licenses, but we can still benefit from general capability advancements in the Power BI service/product offering.
    See original blog post here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/creating-machine-learning-models-in-power-bi/?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTkRFMlkySTBOR05oWVRGbSIsInQiOiJMRVVibGxBRDV3XC91SVpMeE4rSFV0THJKTnlLU3k5dXZ4bFhXdzh0VFh2ckE4RURRXC92R2FLY2F0TWtOSDhxMm9raVViU2lpdGQ4XC9WaWhzNGdCTHlqMUIrVGFibUJ2TkJ0SFdDUWR2QWY1OFhNOEowaGVXY1FxOXZydjhvcXZONHE0cjNQb0lEdnN2blFjMXVhY0hjcXc9PSJ9

    30 votes
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  20. Key Influencers over time

    Key Influencers evolution over time.
    The new Key Influencers visual does a nice job to understand the contribution of different factors in a given population. If the evaluation is performed over a given period, it is likely that some factors produce a different influence over time, i.e. the mix of factors/influencers tends to be more dynamic than static over time. For example, in a mix of products at different stages of their lifecycle, it is not uncommon to see new products behaving differently to products that initiate their decline. In other cases, some factors have a significant influence triggered by…

    44 votes
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