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  1. Power BI Embedded - Connection to Analysis Services Tabular

    Please provide the ability to connect to Analysis Services (Tabular) from Power BI Embedded

    135 votes
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      5 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow PowerBI mobile app to open local files

      Hi, Power BI allows us to create great insights supporting our daily jobs. While we can use the desktop version in my company, we have a security issue with publishing to Cloud. Data protection is heavily focused.
      To avoid breaking any internal rules on data protection, we would definitely benefit from option where PowerBI mobile would allow users to open local files without having them pushed to Cloud via Publish function in PBI desktop.
      Viewing local files works great with Word/Excel/PowerPoint on mobile.
      Thanks for considering / reply

      Gab

      113 votes
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        5 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Dynamic Date Slicer (improve relative date slicer)

        This is a repost of my idea that was closed as completed, but the 'relative date slicer doesn't allow any of the described request hence my idea is not implemented....

        The new date slicer is awesome, but it would be so nice if you could set a dynamic date selection instead of a static. With a static filter the user will always have to set the dates before the saved report makes sense - especially as the report gets older.

        Dynamic options could be
        YTD, QTD, MTD, WTD, Today, This Year, This Quarter, This Month, This Week and so on.

        19 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Power BI Premium needs lower pricing tiers

          You've made a odd choice for the name but oh well.

          Power BI Premium is a great idea but lower specs to hit a lower price point is necessary for SME clients.

          A clearer product name might have been Power BI Enterprise with standard and premium pricing tiers.

          The v1 pricing for Power BI Embedded was an equivalent of charging for a sql database at a flat rate per kb of IO.

          Fixed capacity for a fixed price takes away all the uncertainty and complexity of the current model.

          19 votes
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            1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • More flexible Conditional Formatting in Tables and Matrixes

            More flexible Conditional Formatting in Tables and matrixes.
            The current color customization in tables is very limiting. I need more than 3 color choices.
            I should be able to add multiple values and assign colors to each.

            273 votes
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              17 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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…

              37 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • KPI Icon sets for use in table and matrix visualizations

                Many of the Power BI Community have come from a background of using Power Pivot in Microsoft Excel. Excel had a fantastic way of using built-in conditional KPI icon functionality to add impact and information to table and matrix visualizations. The red-yellow-green circle icon set is valuable as an easy-to-interpret indicator of whether something is on track (or not) against defined goals.

                This functionality is glaringly absent from the Power BI Desktop. There was a previous request for tis that has been marked as “completed”, but it’s still missing.

                429 votes
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                  20 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Change the sorting order local settings in Power BI Desktop file (ä ö å etc.)

                  When you create a new .pbix file, the sorting order is defined and hard coded by the user interface language of Power BI Desktop, not by the regional settings under Options > Current File > Locale.

                  It means that if you create a .pbix file with English Power BI Desktop version, local characters (Finnish, Danish or Swedish: ä ö å etc,) are not sorted correctly in your model and you can’t change the hard coded setting later!

                  You’ll have to recreate the model in your local version of Power BI Desktop, if your data contains local characters and you’ll want…

                  54 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Click on SEVERAL visuals to slice

                    What is really missing in Interactions is one simple feature:
                    The ability to click on SEVERAL visuals to slice the report. Currently the users only can click one. The click on another visual "removes" previous selection, so the users loose their "data exploration thought flow"...
                    For instance, I have two bar charts (Product and Country) and one table. I would like to click on "Bicycles", then click on "USA" so the table shows only sales of Bicycles in USA.
                    Currently, when I click "USA", my previous "Bicycles" selection is removed.
                    Please add this option to keep all the selections from…

                    13 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Measure Dependency View (similar to the Query Dependency View)

                      The newly introduced Query Dependency view is phenomenal but what we really need is a Measure Dependency view. Here is what it might look like: http://ppvt.pro/2eXKndh
                      And a video detailing this idea: https://youtu.be/sYjBB_Ef66M

                      In one of my production models I have 60 Queries, but I have 200+ measures! I believe that is typical; usually I build Queries and Measures as lego blocks, combining simpler ones into more complex ones needed in the end. In fact I needed it so badle that I attempted to build a Measure Dependency view using NodeXL. While that works, it's a lot of heavy lifting.…

                      454 votes
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                        28 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Time-Dependent Data Sets - View Data Time dependent (Access to previous versions of the Data)

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                        The idea is sort of having a version of loaded data sets on which you can jump back like in a time machine to see how the data was at a certain time.
                        Each load of data is kept as a version with the time stamp of the load.
                        On the Report in PowerBI you can add a slider that lets you select the version you want to see (slide back in time)
                        The Graphs get the possibility to use this Version/Time as Axis etc.

                        What is it good for:
                        Document the data as it has been at a…

                        22 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Control "publish Content Packs to entire organisation" by use of AAD group

                          For portal Administrators, the ability to control "publish Content Packs to entire organisation" by use of AAD groups rather than All On or All Off. In the same way as the 'Export Data" control can be managed.

                          22 votes
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                            5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Increase scrollbar width in Power BI Desktop

                            It's often difficult to grab the scrollbars in Power BI Desktop, particularly if the application is not maximized, or if you are working with multiple screens and Power BI is on the "left" one.

                            35 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Custom 'From:' address for Report Subscription emails

                              The ability to enter a customized 'From:' address would allow recipients of the report subscription email to reply to a specified email group that can handle questions and inquiries related to the report or data.

                              Currently, there is a default address which cannot be changed to my knowledge.

                              http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Service/report-subscription-email/m-p/165408/highlight/false#M22985

                              18 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Insert an inheritance option into the filters by clicking on the objects. For example: When you click on a chart to select only the month of

                                Insert an inheritance option into the filters by clicking on the objects. For example: When you click on a chart to select only the month of May, after clicking another chart to select a Mary salesperson and then another to select a store 01, it shows only sales figures for the month of May, Of the Seller Mary in the Store 01. In the end, have accumulated correction the filters.

                                15 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Integrate Timeline Storyteller

                                  Hi!

                                  Please integrate Timeline Storyteller https://timelinestoryteller.com/ into Power BI :)

                                  32 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  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)

                                    18 votes
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                                      5 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow Height/Width less than 40 px

                                      Height and width controls were added to Power BI elements a while back. This makes it super convenient to resize visuals and maintain consistency. However, I often use basic elements like lines, triangles, etc in my reports for better design and navigation and need to be able to enter values less than 40 px.

                                      With the current functionality, I can drag and resize these elements to less than 40px, but the height/width boxes turn red and say they are too small. I cannot enter anything less than 40 px in these boxes.

                                      18 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Edit my own Quick Measure templates

                                        Now with the introduction of quick measures it would be nice to have a place where the community could submit DAX formulas for review to be added into the Quick Measures.

                                        [Will Thompson, April 2017: We addressed this bit! You can submit DAX measures for review here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-the-quick-measures-gallery/. Keep voting if you want the second bit added to Power BI Desktop!]

                                        Also allow for custom Quick Measures which are used at your company over and over to be loaded into the PowerBI Desktop. Similar to how the Color Themes are being loaded today.

                                        21 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Greater control over the scale and division of axes, especially values less than 1.

                                          Greater control over the scale and division of axes. The MAJORITY of our data is frequency related where we have to display values in scientific notation from the range of 10-9 up to 10-2. Display of numbers greater than 1 creates automatic minor division on the y axis; but if below value of 1, the minor lines on the y axis do not display and there is no control over this. Same applied for x axis. Similar comments have been posted over greater control of the axes values and arrangement, but I have not seen one about small number values.

                                          171 votes
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                                            10 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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