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  1. Export to PowerPoint with filters applied

    PowerPoint Export to take into account filters that have been applied to the report prior to export. This is essential for users which need to filter on historic dates and then wish to export the report with those details.

    411 votes
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      23 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hey all – we’re looking into how best to tackle this and other filter/slicer-related functionality. We’ve put together a short survey to better understand different use cases and what improvements would make the experience better.  If you have a few moments, the survey takes about 10 minutes to complete.  We appreciate your feedback!
      https://aka.ms/x998cx

    • restrict export to excel

      We see that there is a way at the tenant level to restrict the export to excel as well as the analyze in excel but we need an option per dataset (preferred) or per Power BI Report to restrict this option. The problems we are facing is for both sensitive information and also for volumes of data that is too large for this option. We need to have the ability to stop this option for these specific datasets but allow it for other non-sensitive information - so the tenant level option is not appropriate.

      26 votes
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        4 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow customization of email subscription schedule

        Extend the existing email subscription feature to allow me to specify exactly *when* the email is sent out - e.g. send me the email at 2pm every Monday.

        More information about the existing feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-email-subscriptions-in-power-bi-stay-informed-when-it-matters/

        366 votes
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          14 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Disable/hide visual border on hover

          Disable/hide visual borders when hovered over, atleast in full screen mode. It makes the UI look pretty untidy.

          216 votes
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            16 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Edit power bi report in the browser

            Ability to edit the powerbi report in the browser without the need to use the power bi desktop similar to what you can do in the powerbi service. This will allow for an on prem web based self service solution.

            25 votes
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              3 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Print (or) Save as Pdf option for each individual report and Save whole report as PDF

              We can save the whole report as Pdf for the data displayed in tables with conditional formatting.

              77 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Maintain dashboard/report usage metrics data for >90 days

                The currently released usage metrics feature only keeps data for 90 days. Please increase the data retention period.

                FYI: the documentation for the usage metrics feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-service-usage-metrics/

                35 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Apply the same filter across multiple pages

                  I have a report that requires more than one page in the mobile view. The problem is both pages should reflect the same filters. I do not expect users to select the same filters again and again; the filters should be selected on the first page and apply to all subsequent pages.

                  This idea was previously posted under the heading "Make filters that can apply across all pages in a report". However, it will not longer accept votes as it is marked as completed. Is an option available to apply page level filters from the report/dashboard to subsequent pages?

                  114 votes
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                    6 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    As we announced in Microsoft Data Insights Summit a few weeks ago – filters are coming to phone reports (watch the demo here – link: https://youtu.be/LJNVO9m8NEM?t=39m57s )
                    This new and exciting functionality will allow you to create a report level filter in phone reports – that will be effective on all of your reports pages!

                    Some more information on how to optimize your reports for phones may be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-desktop-create-phone-report

                    Filters on phones reports are expected in the next quarter for power BI apps on iOS, Android and Windows – stay tuned to PowerBI apps upcoming releases.

                    We hope will fully meet your needs.

                  • Full Screen mode in Power BI Report Server

                    Power BI Report Server should have an option to open the report in Full Screen mode just as it has an option in Power BI Service . When we open reports in Power BI Report Server , we can view page in 3 options 1:) Fit to Width , 2:) Fit to Page and 3:) Actual size . Issue with these three mode is the page and header consumes a lot of space and we need to scroll to view to full report .

                    33 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Remember Filters I set on Reports!

                      We have a number of different business parts and all our reports are built generically so that you can change the area you are interested in by filter.

                      Each person is generally only interested in one specific part. However every time each user returns to the report they have to re set the filter they are interested in.

                      The only way we can give users a friction-less experience is to duplicate reports where the only difference is the default filter, which is obviously ridiculous.

                      So please add a feature to remember the last filter that was set by each user…

                      91 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Dataset usage metrics for content creators

                        Improve the usage metrics feature for content creators by exposing information about datasets - e.g. how many reports/dashboards are built on it, performance statistics, refresh reliability, etc.

                        FYI: here is the documentation for the currently released usage metrics feature:
                        https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-service-usage-metrics/

                        32 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Support Power BI Report Server multiple instances on a single server

                          Please add support for Power BI Report Server multiple instances on a single server. Like SQL Server Reporting Services : ability to change name, location, add, remove instance. On a mid/large report server farm, multiple instance helps a lot for progressive patching, ssrs subscription launch on different sql engine, etc.

                          14 votes
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                            9 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Thanks for submitting this idea. We’re interested to hear from many of you about why and how you install multiple instances of Reporting Services on the same server. Drop us a comment and tell us a little more about
                            - Why do you install multiple instances of Reporting Services on the same server (as opposed to, say, creating multiple folder trees within the same server and using permissions to isolate users)?
                            - What are the key things you’d need to be able to configure differently/independently across instances?

                            While we could follow the SQL Server approach of enabling you to perform multiple installations of the software on the same server, we could alternatively take a more lightweight approach of enabling you to create multiple “sites” within one installation. (SharePoint uses this latter approach, as did Datazen Server.) The latter approach doesn’t provide quite the same degree of isolation — you can’t…

                          • Updating only new data from the folder

                            The folder stores the history of sales. The total amount of data is more than 1GB, and continues to grow. There is no need to constantly update the history, only updating of new data is necessary.

                            Sorry for my bad english

                            28 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Please FIX/REVIEW your recent changes to the PRO licensing pricing structure

                              Power BI Team,

                              Your recent changes/fixes to PRO licensing pricing has caused widespread concern and discussion amongst the community. This is due to Microsoft no longer allowing end users/consumers to access Power BI workgroup reports & dashboards. Reports were suddenly inaccessible in organisations that had built Power BI frameworks over the past 2 years. Your new structure now forces these companies to purchase PRO licenses for ALL users regardless of whether they use it or not.

                              Unfortunately, Power BI is now the most expensive BI product for large organisations, whom I believe are your primary customers.

                              The community has not…

                              93 votes
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                                7 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Power BI Report Server SQL Server Data Source

                                Using the Power BI Report server I would like to be able to connect to a SQL Server Database data source rather than just an analysis services cube

                                19 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Subscribe to email snapshots of reports in *specific filter/slicer states*

                                  Extend the email subscriptions feature, currently in public preview, to include support for email snapshots of reports in specific filter/slicer states.

                                  More information about the feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-email-subscriptions-in-power-bi-stay-informed-when-it-matters/

                                  247 votes
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                                    6 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Hey all – we’re looking into how best to tackle this and other filter/slicer-related functionality.

                                    We’ve put together a short survey to better understand different use cases and what improvements would make the experience better.  If you have a few moments, the survey takes about 10 minutes to complete.  We appreciate your feedback!

                                    https://aka.ms/x998cx

                                  • Pivot tables and breakdown trees

                                    The current version of Power BI visualsation framework does not support access to the previous levels in a drill-down. I.e. you only get access to the current level when rendering. That makes it very hard to develop visualizations such as pivot tables or breakdown trees. Make this possible and I would gladly submit a stable version of my Breakdown Trees :).

                                    2,963 votes
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                                      111 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      We released a preview of a new matrix visual with today Power BI Desktop release. This new matrix can be used as a source of cross-highlighting, has a stepped layout, can be drilled in to /out of hierarchies, and has performance updates.

                                      You can read all about it in our blog post: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-march-feature-summary/#matrix

                                      During the preview we will be adding even more new features, so keep watch each month for more improvements and let us know in comments what else you’d like to see.

                                    • Power BI: implementing an option for choosing ”ALL” in a “Slicer” filter in Power BI

                                      For our corporate reporting purposes we need you to implement an option for choosing ”ALL” in a “Slicer” filter in Power BI.
                                      Practical clarification: select all is possible within Page level filter, visual level filter… but the issue is when we need to select all vouchers for a specific account and then also see all underlying accounts for several vouchers; then this is not working – because when I select “Select all” for the visual level filter and then take away the filter for instance for account X – all vouchers will be displayed, i.e. not only the ones where…

                                      19 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • top n selection

                                        If I select a top 5 for example, I want also see the Total amounts for the other products. If possible I want this dynamic. So in my table I see the top 5 and “others” with the amount that is left ( Total amount - top 5 amount)

                                        17 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Map dot/bubble sizes should scale properly (with zero= a tiny dot)

                                          The minimum dot/bubble size in maps is too big and as a result visualisations are misleading as dots representing very different values can appear the same size (as discussed in the forum under "desktop-Map point sizes almost all the same" where some examples are posted). The obvious answer is for zero values to be represented by single points (with maybe an option for zeros not to be plotted at all)? (I’ve posted this here so people can vote for this to get sorted)

                                          50 votes
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                                            6 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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