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  1. Make an app for the Microsoft Band 2

    Having some form of push notification or the ability to set push notifications to the Microsoft Band 2 would extend the ability to interact with users and increase engagement

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      0 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 1 vote
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        0 comments  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Able to have multiple calculated columns summarising the data table

        Able to have multiple calculated columns summarising the data table, such as sum of last 7 days, sum of last 28 days and other calculations.

        Not just total

        27 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • URL with labels and target

          We need to show URL's in reports with custom labels and redirecting to chosen target (instead of _blank)

          8 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Tabular model calculation's total switch off

            As discussed here http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/Tabular-model-calculation-measures-totals/m-p/70221#M29117

            there is a big need for feature to switch off calculation's total, which were created in SSAS Tabular model.

            1 vote
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              0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Direct Query option for Odata sources

              Can we have an option of Direct Query for Odata sources ?

              This will ensure that the data security implemented at the source will be recognized when the users are viewing the reports.

              In our case we are using MS CRM online for managing sales opportunities. We have created powerbi reports using the OData source. The challenge we have is when we publish these reports either as content pack or directly sharing the dashboard, all the recipient gets access to all the data that the publisher has.

              Regards,
              Ashish

              20 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Filter to azure table storage from the URL

                Azure table storage rest services allow us to query a table with parameters, we must have the same features from the azure table storage datasource, for now, we have to import all the table and then filter it.

                https://myaccount.table.core.windows.net/mytable(PartitionKey=';<partition-key>',RowKey='<row-key>')?$select=<comma-separated-property-names>

                4 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 2 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Merge DAX and M to one language, one common library, call it something like PDX = Power Data Expressions

                    Merge DAX and M to one language, one common library, call it something like PDX = Power Data Expressions

                    2 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Power Excel

                      Rename Excel to truly distinguish it from traditional Excel to promote awareness of the immensely valuable functionality at ones disposal
                      Call it Power Excel. Office Pro Plus 2017 including Word, Outlook, Access, Power Excel
                      Make Excel and Power BI not just better together but come together!

                      2 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Ability to load content packs from iOS

                        I am about to launch a report to a department within my organisation who are not big supports of change or technology in general! I am sure we all know how this can be, if it isn't simple, it's not used. So please, instead of having to go to the web interface to load a content pack, please could this option be available from within the iOS app.

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                          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Drag and drop one table into another and have it use its same source parameters.

                          If I have different tables but they contain similar styled data, I should be able to drag and drop one table into another and have it use the table I'm dropping from parameters such as text style, size, positioning etc...

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                            0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Oracle - using tables or sql-statements?

                            I'm testing and trying to figure out if I should load the Oracle database tables I need or create sql-statements. I assume, but have little experience that PBI is Limited compared to sql. Any strategical advise?
                            For instance, can you solve this in PBI:

                            select c.*,a.* from customer c, address a
                            where c.id = a.id
                            and a.loggdate = (select max(a1.loggdate) from address a1 where a1.id = a.id)

                            1 vote
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                              0 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Create 'Back to dashboard' button

                              Create 'Back to dashboard' button like there is in the full-screen mode, but then in the normal view.
                              It is nice when this is created with a breadcrums navigation.

                              15 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Active Directory - provide access to on-prem info from cloud report

                                My viz reports users and groups from AD. Provide live connection to on-prem AD info from cloud published reports.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Line charts and KPIs should have the ability to represent errors (error bars, or +/- error %).

                                  Any data that is not counts or money is associated with an error or uncertainty; when visualized using lines or KPIs this should be shown either as absolute or relative error value or error bar. Conditional coloring (for KPIs) should also take this into account - i.e. don't go red when we failed the target but our error is so high that we can't really be certain.

                                  17 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • When we expecting Power BI on Premise support with full-fledge functionality

                                    When we expecting Power BI on Premise support with full-fledge functionality

                                    2 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Switch from load data to direct query

                                      I would like ability to switch from loading data to direct query. I can switch from direct query to load, but not back. If I add features that aren't supported, I understand I may need to fix them, but I would still like this ability. Currently, I have to re-create the report from scratch.

                                      20 votes
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                                        3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Site's Support/Webinars is not working

                                        This site's Support / Webinars is not working. The on-demand seminars end up with a 'thank you for registering' - and there is no way to view the recorded webinar.... as of 9/19/16 3pm

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                                          0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Which dataset was used?

                                          There should be a way to see which dataset or datasource was used to create a particular report.

                                          4 votes
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