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  1. Allow redirecting report to another PowerBI service

    In order to test the implications of modifications on master reports, we would like to redirect copies of the client reports to a modified version of the master report (PowerBi Service). This would also allow setting up TEST and PROD workspaces with the appropriate security level: admins can read/write to prod and test, reports designers can read from prod and read/write to test. And finally, it would allow to redirect client reports to another copy of the master report, should the original be deleted by mistake.

    19 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • ODC equivalent for Power BI Desktop

      Office data connection (odc) files allow end users to quickly and easily launch , create a pivot table connected directly to a specified data source. I propose a Power BI data connection (PDC) file that had similar behavior. This would allow easy publishing access to data sources in enterprises so end users that wish to author custom reports against data sources don't need to jump through multiple steps to access data source. The PDC file would launch desktop tool and connect directly to configured data source in one step.

      99 votes
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        7 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • provide power bi embedded consumption based pricing

        One of the cloud value props is the ability to scale up or down based on consumption/utilization. the new pricing model for Power BI embedded removes this. Pre Purchasing compute should provide a cost savings to the consumer as the providers revenue certainty increases. The new pricing model provides revenue certainty for MS without savings for the consumer.

        15 votes
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          1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Develop a connector for the premium GA API to get a proper working feed into Power BI

          The API Google provides to PBI for free GA users returns inaccurate results for high volume sites due to the way it samples data. The free GA version claims to support up to 10M hits per domain, but we are experiencing issues on a domain with about 4M hits. Therefore, free GA users cannot get accurate feeds into PBI if their hits reach about 4M/month, and this cannot be solved by the Microsoft PBI team. Premium GA, on the other hand, has a significantly different (and much more accurate) API, for which PBI currently does not have a connector built.…

          17 votes
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            0 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  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

            39 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • RLS for Users Outside of Organization

              It would be really helpful to be able to use Row-level security on dashboards to share with users outside of the organization.

              For example, you have multiple partners, and you want to restrict each partner to only view the data relevant to them. If this were implemented, you could use a single dashboard connected to a single data set.

              Currently, you would need to create and manage a separate data set and dashboard for each partner.

              16 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • create multiple apps from same workspace

                create multiple apps from same workspace infect from same Dataset without replicating the dataset multiple times.
                only option we have now is to update the app and only one app per workspace can be created which a kind of restrict the workspace usability.
                If we can create multiple apps share it with different users without creating multiple workspace ... means same dataset no dataset replication, will save the storage as well.

                19 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Extend Power BI Pro Trial to 90 Days

                  With the recent Power BI Licensing Change, Power BI free is ineffective for early adopters to evaluate and champion Power BI within their organization. That means that Power BI Pro is the only option. It would greatly help the Early Adopters if the Power BI Pro trial was extended to 90 days.

                  The Early Adopters already face a lot of uphill battles
                  - Usually an entrenched Old Age BI Tool
                  - The reaction of IT to go slow towards any new change
                  - Convincing Management and Peers that Power BI delivers incredible value
                  etc.

                  A 60-day trial means that the…

                  8 votes
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                    3 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  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

                    13 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow default filtering based on current user

                      It would be nice, even if not essential, to allow a report to slice by default to the current user's data. For instance, I might envision:

                      - A dimUser table that can slice by default to the USERNAME() output
                      - A dimGeo table that can slice by default to the city/state/country of the session's IP address
                      - ...and so forth

                      10 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Support Teradata Query Folding of Date and DateTime Arithmetic

                        For example, #"Added Custom" = Table.AddColumn ( #"Removed Other Columns", "Custom", each Duration.Days ( [ROW_MODIFY_GMT_DTTM] - [ROW_CREATE_GMT_DTTM] )) ... should query fold. In Teradata subtraction of 2 dates produces the days between the 2 dates.

                        14 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  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

                          17 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Save Power BI report to Report Server with datasource other than SSAS

                            At the moment it is only possible to save a Power BI report with datasource SSAS to the Report Server. With any other datasource you get a error, that only SSAS is supported. Please add the possibility to save reports with other datasources to Report Server.

                            11 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Power BI Embedded - Connection to Analysis Services Tabular

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

                              142 votes
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                                5 comments  ·  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.

                                316 votes
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                                  18 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow zero stroke width for lines

                                  Now that we have markers on lines,allow the stroke width of the line to be zero, then only the markers will show.

                                  it's useful in visuals that mix lines with bars where the interpretation of the markers need to be made with it's correlative column where the columns or group of columns itself aren't correlated.

                                  10 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Give Power BI desktop for Report Server also the Preview options

                                    Hi,

                                    At the moment there is a difference between PowerBI Desktop for Report Server and the "normal" PowerBI Desktop. I want to use the ShapeMaps, Visio Visual also. But this is not possible yet.

                                    14 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 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.

                                      10 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow to select custom data range on Excel sheet on import

                                        When importing data from non-formatted Excel worksheets (not from tables or defined names) Power Query uses an UsedRange property of worksheet (as described there https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/9d38f271-2cc6-4170-9a48-1e4f45f6f125/missed-column-from-xlsx-worksheet-on-import?forum=powerquery and there http://excel-inside.pro/blog/2017/05/23/excel-sheet-as-a-source-to-power-query-and-power-bi-a-pitfall-of-usedrange/). This behavior cause problems when there are first empty rows and/or columns on the sheet, which may or may not be imported depending on formats. It creates problems when working with a lot of files in folders.

                                        As Power Query dont work with formats, there is no reason to rely on UsedRange.

                                        Please add an option to
                                        -- select top left cell of the cells range to be imported,
                                        or
                                        --…

                                        18 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Display a legend on more than one row

                                          It would be great if there was an option to display a legend on more than one row to avoid legend names being cut short. For example having 2 names on the top line and then 2 directly below.

                                          21 votes
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