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  1. Add a way to find or jump to column in query view

    It's very difficult to locate columns when a query has many of them. Add functionality to search for or jump to a a column in query view

    17 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow Power BI Designer to open a Dataset or Report published in online Power BI repository

      If you setup a data source using the Power BI Analysis Services Connector that shows up in the Power BI online Dataset repository you should allow the use of that dataset directly from the Power BI Designer.

      This will allow you to publish reports using the already shared dataset and it also gives you a better experience querying a tabular data source then the Power BI Designer does now when connecting directly to the tabular instance.

      I would say this should also apply to any other 3rd party data source created there for the likes GitHub, Salesforce, etc.

      You should…

      220 votes
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        20 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        started  ·  FetiyeFetiye responded

        We are currently working on the support to re-open pbix files from desktop.

      • Data communication with SQL Azure from POWER BI

        Now we have an option of connecting to sql azure from Office 2013 Excel sheet.We can use Power Query or Power Pivot to create models in excel but if we can have an option to connect sql azure from POWER BI SAAS based application like we are connecting to SALESFORCE to get real time data then it will be really helpful.I know there are number of configurations required to connect sql azure,but i guess it can be done by MICROSOFT to pull a data source and pinning the reports in dashboard.

        16 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          under review  ·  Miguel.LlopisMiguel.Llopis responded

          As you point out, currently you can use Power Query or the Power BI Designer to author reports based on SQL Azure data sources. You can then publish these reports to the Power BI Service and refresh them, create dashboards on top, etc.

          We’re considering improving this in the future to also enable “live connections” to the data source, without the need to import data from them as happens today.

        • include a load to button under the query name in the power query editor

          Inside the Power Query editor window, it would be nice to have a load to button next to it, instead of having to mouse over to the left most of the screen on top to load the data.

          1 vote
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            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Eloqua - Oracle Marketing Cloud

            To be able to pull ELoqua/oracle marketing cloud data would be awesome!

            38 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Harvest

              Link to Harvest Time and Billing App. getharvest.com

              73 votes
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                14 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • HP Vertica Support

                Adding support to connect to an HP Vertica database

                154 votes
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                  16 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Proper Scorecarding

                  Allow to define a structure (weights and hierarchy) of a scorecard based on the measures/KPIs in the data sources being queried, and visualize the scorecard on the dashboard

                  207 votes
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                    25 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Calculated column (Data model) vs custom column (Query)

                    Pre-emotively speaking i'm sensing there will be confusion between calculated columns and the custom column you can insert in the query layer. Might be a good idea to contemplate merging these two as just adding a "new column" either from the report view or the query view.

                    realise that the underlying language is M and the calculated columns language so it isn't an easy decision. I would pick M only due to the big scripting component behind the scenes of Query.

                    Would love to see what others think of this.

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                      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Support that ability to automatically to rotate through different charts on a public display

                      Support that ability to automatically to rotate through different dashboards/charts on a public display (presentation mode). The creator should be able to script the actions, such as change filters or change charts as certain time intervals

                      102 votes
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                        10 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add Retry button on the Dashboard connection UI, to be able to retry when the connection fails

                        Add Retry button on the Dashboard connection UI, to be able to retry when the connection fails

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                        • Integrate with double knot

                          All Boy Scout councils have office 365 now.
                          Many of them use double knot

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                            0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Azure Sql Auditing

                            Ability to view audit records of azure sql server

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                            • NoSQL - CouchDB ( Cloudant, IRISCouch, etc) Datasources

                              It would be nice to connect to the cloud based nosql data stores like IBM Cloudant or IRISCouch, etc. IBM already has a dashboard and allows you to create a warehouse but I highly doubt that it is going to match any PowerBI capabilities.

                              19 votes
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                                under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 70 votes
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                                  under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 5 votes
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                                  • Enable case-sensitive primary key for power pivot data model relationship

                                    Power Pivot cannot create relationship for 2 tables with case-sensitive GUID primary key. It errors out with duplicate entry. Would be very helpful to add feature that allows user to set a field to be case-sensitive, so that value such as A1B2C3 and a1b2c3 are not considered duplicates. This case-sensitive GUID primary key is used in all the database tables in one of our ERP SAP tables. Without this feature, power pivot cannot be used directly to create data model on those tables.

                                    15 votes
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                                    • streaming, incremental or approximate queries for faster manipulation

                                      Check this
                                      http://research.microsoft.com/apps/pubs/default.aspx?id=153555
                                      specially the video sampleAction

                                      I'm convince that Power BI Designer is the tool for this. and microsoft has the researcher ready...
                                      this can have a so huge added value.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • javascript

                                        Release PowerBI as Open Source Javascript Lib
                                        I would love seing Microsoft releasing the Javascript library redering the graphs as Open Source to be used in plain web-apps.

                                        22 votes
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                                          under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Power BI Data Connector for Outlook

                                          What if I want to see statistics on my outlook emails on a dashboard? how many emails I received per day, per week, over last month, group by alias group, etc. # of sent, spams, emails, etc.
                                          my quota compared to others, etc.
                                          nothing sensitive would show up here, just simple statistics as compared to others who also opt in to have their outlook statistics pulled.

                                          33 votes
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