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  1. Embed Photos

    Be able to have a powerpoint/slideshow on the dashboard of images/visuals. Would be great for construction projects.

    1 vote
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  2. Please add custom combination of reports like excel

    If you want generate bar with scatter then it not possible in power bi, there is only line with bar bar facility available.

    2 votes
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  4. EGW doesn't have a google analytics connection

    EGW doesn't have a google analytics connection so when dashboard has two different sources (one being GA) the EGW does not work

    3 votes
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  5. Meta: More date stamps on the Ideas forum

    On this forum, it would be helpful to see date stamps beside each post and comment when viewing an idea list such as this one: https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/status/1328500

    Also, it would be helpful to have a "meta" category for ideas on topics other than the Power BI product itself.

    4 votes
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  6. Outbrain Amplify API as service connector

    We use Outbrain to analyze online data and and would love there to be a PBI service for their Amplify API!

    9 votes
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  7. app for Windows Phone 8.1

    Please, relase PowerBI for Windows Phone 8.1, or give upgrade to win 10 for all Lumia devices ...

    4 votes
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  8. Integrate Hololens LENS.

    Slicing and dicing the visuals with Hololens.

    27 votes
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  9. funnel

    I would like to customize funnelChart, like determining the 100% value, showing the percentage difference between the upper bar from the lower bar.

    5 votes
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  10. msa

    The use of MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) on the mapping function is imprecise. We would like to use this functionality to group in place of cities to get a broader view.

    Ex-
    Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA shows up in Canada
    Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL shows up in Tallahassee, FL

    2 votes
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  11. Can we have Enterprise Gateway be enabled over VPN/ExpressRoute?

    We have two large clients who are not allowed to use ServiceBus Relay today as it is regarded as a security hole (their security teams don't scan outbound traffic, so the inbound traffic over the relay is regarded as untrusted).

    We would like Enterprise Gateway to support data transfer over a VPN/Express route so that PowerBI can extract data from on-premises resources without going via the public internet.

    I appreciate that data is secured via SSL but that isn't good enough as their data security policies do not allow data to go via the internet (think PCI DSS compliance).

    (apologies…

    6 votes
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  12. Dynamicaly set filters - Based on User/Viewer

    It would be awesome with a way to set filters in a report based on the viewers Account ID.

    This would work very well with another suggestion to have a global/Dashboard_level slicer.

    21 votes
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  13. Search for Salesforce Reports

    When you connect to salesforce and want to import a report, you have scroll the entire list. can you add sorting and searching?

    7 votes
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  14. Color category in Relationships module

    If the databases in the Relationships module can be color coded it would help during the build of the data model. Often I work with a number of tables, some which are tentative. Other times it would be nice to color code similar type tables (e.g. reference tables vs. content tables etc.)

    1 vote
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  15. Download Cashflow Dashboard from LedgerBase

    this is one of methods to manage a lot of dashboards, from data management to dashboard distribution

    https://youtu.be/AeWgNBOXzlY?list=PLPcrRYHIVppbNlzDpts2V0P-28THqHrsg

    1 vote
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  16. Consistent Folder Query Method XML CSV TXT

    There is no consistent and repeatable method to import folder containing XML or CSV files.

    It is offered as from folder but as we now it doesn't work without wrangling with the creation of various functions in an attempt to get it to work I can list multiple tutorials and all have a different method most which don't work on different sources.

    Can there be an improved and consistent import function that works.

    examples
    http://www.excelguru.ca/blog/2015/02/25/combine-multiple-excel-workbooks-in-power-query/

    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/1d31402b-b05a-4091-8ce9-930481c34f93/combine-4-xml-queries-on-same-source-to-be-a-global-folder-query?forum=powerquery#aa1803c9-d86b-47ce-a966-f6a642f40870

    http://www.powerpivotpro.com/2015/01/power-query-for-excel-combine-multiple-files-of-different-file-types/

    http://excelunplugged.com/2015/02/10/get-data-from-folder-in-power-query/

    and all are different

    4 votes
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  17. Color reference table or color column mapping for charts

    Right now, you can only choose a set number of colors based upon each of the values in your data. However, if that data is refreshed with new values, you have no control over those. So if I have A&B at report creation time, then A&B&C&D on a re-crawl, C&D must now be updated within the report again.

    Is there any way to have this derived, like in Telerik or SSRS, from another column in the datasource or an added column? There's little flexibility here currently.

    1 vote
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  18. "Featured" content packs in your organization

    When an organization starts publishing hundreds of content packs, it can be hard to find the ones that apply to most employees. Having the ability for admins to star featured content packs that start at the top of the list would be helpful

    1 vote
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  19. Rotation of slicer 90º

    Would be great if the rotation of slicer in 'horizontal' orientation to fit in vertical walls was possible

    5 votes
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  20. Add existing power BI Labs into MVA

    Hello, I really enjoy these power BI labs and courses which are available here and I consider them as official.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHqdUdzpBng&list=PL1N57mwBHtN0JFoKSR0n-tBkUJHeMP2cP

    The idea I wanted to propose is include them into MVA (Microsoft Virtual Academy).

    While there are no official courses or exams for power BI the MVA will be at least one of way how to present some level of experience in power BI :)

    What you think??

    3 votes
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