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  1. 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.

    38 votes
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      12 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…

    • Export to Excel from PowerBI Embedded

      Please provide the ability to export PowerBI Embedded reports to excel. The same functionality that exists on PBI Service.
      It is important to also increase export limit.

      45 votes
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        under review  ·  0 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  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.

        137 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • let maps recognize data category hierarchy automatically

          Currently maps don't seem to recognize the relationship between a country and a city, even if both columns have been set up with the corresponding data category in the model.

          In a table with cities as "cities" and country as "country" in the data model, the cities are plotted in arbitrary countries instead of the country specified in the column for country.

          Please let Power BI maps acknowledge the hierarchy of existing typed data categories and plot depending data points only in relation to their parent category context.

          You may not feel the pain if you're in the US. I…

          160 votes
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            5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Conditional Formatting with fixed colors not color scale.

            Hi Team,

            Conditional formatting is extremely poor as it does not satisfy the basic criteria.

            I need to set the colors based on the value ranges.

            Red - if the values are <75
            Yellow if the values are in between 75 and 84
            Green if >=85.

            I don't need diverging. Users are getting confused among the multiple shades when you are dealing with high dense values.

            Please let me know if this can be implemented in the near future or not,

            Thanks
            KVB

            56 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Data Alerts in Power BI Report Server

              Hi,

              If a specific threshold is exceeded I want to receive a email / message that this is happening on my Dashboard. It would be better if there is a default threshold for this and that a user can set up a specific threshold also.

              16 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Shared data source connection (live to Tabular SSAS) for reports published on Power BI Report Server

                Currently each Power BI report published to the Report Server has its own data source embedded within the report. Any change in the source would require us to change hundreds of published reports individually. Could we have a shared data source/connection similar to SSRS Reports that would help us manage deployment and changes much more efficiently.

                35 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  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?

                  200 votes
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                    7 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.

                  • Enable/Disable Analyse in Excel at dataset level

                    The 'Analyse in Excel' functionality can currently be enabled/disabled only at global level. It would be very useful to let dataset owners set this option for each dataset. Decision to enable the feature depends mostly on the confidentiality level of the dataset, or its use case.

                    17 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow formatting datetimezone fields to user local timezone

                      Typically date & time information is available in UTC (if not then put it to UTC at source), you just want it rendered in the users' locale/time zone at reporting time.

                      Adding an option to format datetimezone fields in the users' locale/time zone (based on the user account settings) would probably solve 90+% of requirements for rendering time zone information.

                      Currently MS does not provide for showing offset information (or local time zone) as you only have date/time format options, but in the query editor you can set type to datetimezone which show offset info so it's clearly available -…

                      12 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

                        516 votes
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                          33 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

                        • Add connector to ClickHouse

                          ClickHouse is an open source column-oriented database management system capable of real time generation of analytical data reports using SQL queries.
                          https://clickhouse.yandex/

                          9 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Data Sources  ·  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/

                            52 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Power BI Premium Performance Monitoring

                              I currently have no way of monitoring my Power BI Premium server. As we add more and more users to our single EM1 PBI Premium server, I am sure at some point we will run into performance issues. However currently there is no way to see the load on the server.

                              Here are two things that would help:

                              1. Server level usage metrics reports. Currently I can only view this by workspace, and I have 50+ workspaces, so there is no way to know the overall views or active users.

                              2. Server level performance reports. There are lots of metrics…

                              14 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Enable e-mail subscriptions for Power BI apps

                                Enable e-mails subscriptions for dashboards and reports that were sourced from Power BI apps

                                30 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Apply formatting to a data visualisation before data is added to it

                                  It would be useful, particularly in the creation of Report Templates, if formatting options could be applied to a data visualisation before data is applied to the data visualisation. Currently all formatting options are greyed out until data is applied.

                                  9 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Import report template into existing report

                                    Currently we can import a Report Template into Power BI Desktop and create a new report using it. However, it would be useful to have the option of importing a Report Template into an existing report. The option to select which Report Pages to import from the Report Template would be even more powerful and advantageous.

                                    8 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Shape Map for Japan

                                      シェイプマップに日本地図を追加してください。
                                      Could you please add shape map for Japan?

                                      8 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Include report filters in Drillthrough action

                                        As much as I like the new Drillthrough actions, it seems a bit lacking in that it does not also pass through any report filters that are active on the source report on the source report.

                                        9 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Export Power BI report to PowerPoint

                                          Support for exporting Power BI report to PowerPoint. The feature is available in Power BI service (Preview).

                                          28 votes
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                                            2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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