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  1. Template Inheritance

    When managing several dashboards that have the similar data (but from different sources) it would be great to be able to update a 'master' or 'parent' dashboard that could deploy changes (new charts, DAX queries to all of its children. Currently if I want to make changes to a common template I have to go into each .pbix file and make the same changes.

    9 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Why can't i sign up using a .edu email account?

      Why can't i sign up using a .edu email account? No mention in your trouble shooting pages about non-support for .edu accounts?

      2 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enterprise Gateway automatic failover

        I have Enterprise Gateway installed to one of my server and works fine, once our server went down due to h/w issue and we had issues with data refresh, is it possible to install and configure Enterprise Gateway on multiple servers so that in case of such events one of the server is reachable?

        66 votes
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          planned  ·  7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Orden Personalizado

          Los filtros se ordenan en forma de Menor a Mayor o viceversa, pero en caso de los meses no se puede ordenar de Enero a Diciembre y en caso específicos que la persona quiera hacer un filtro que inicie por Agosto.

          Lo cual me gustaría no solo se ordenara de menor a mayor o de la a hasta la z sino que sea un orden Personalizado.

          2 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Let us specify a default home country

            The vast majority of people don't live in the USA, yet Power BI persistently plots your data there in preference to your actual location. Can we have a specified country for our data to be plotted rather than defaulting to locations in the USA?

            2 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow Data Simulation and Scenario Simulation

              Simulations for BI is a must! Users and analysts must be able to simulate different scenarios and see how data behaves with the change of a number, entry or value.

              81 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ability to rearrange the charts year

                In Chart we can't able to rearrange or sort the year if we place it in legend (it represent like starts prior years to Current Year).
                It would be great if we have option of sorting to the legend also :)
                Thanks:)

                2 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Parameter filter for dashboard with reports from different datasets

                  We have several cubes with both internal and external information. To get a 360 degree dashboard view we need to have a Parameter Filter that will be passed to all the pinned report pages on a dashboard - such as a Customer Name. This will filter each report dataset accordingly.

                  9 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Reduce content margins for clustered bar charts with only one cluster

                    When creating a clustered bar chart with a legend field but a blank axis field the chart content is very cramped.

                    This makes poor use of the available chart area. When there is only one cluster, the content should expand to fill more of the width of the axis

                    1 vote
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                      0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • We need to have same column for different query sets while creating the measure column

                      While creating the new measure column ,we need to have same column with different query sets used for the same report since same column can be repeated and it would be useful to display in different pages.

                      For example "max time" column has been created in "Query1" and similarly same display to be needed for "Query2".But in Power BI we are unable to create it and it is causing the report value to Business People.

                      1 vote
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                        0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Scheduled refresh credentials edits/updates needed each time organizational password changes

                        Scheduled refresh credentials edits/updates needed each time organizational password changes. Each data set has to be updated with new organization password.

                        6 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Ability to adjust the unit of a visual when drilling down.

                          Example: i have product sales in millions and when i drill down to analyze Product Category or Segment Sales i no longer want the unit to be millions but instead thousands. It would be good to add a field to adjust the unit to each level of the hierarchy.

                          2 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Group members based on a value of another attribute or measure

                            Now that top N and attribute groupings are available, a cool feature would be to allow dynamic group definition based on a value of a measure or attibutes. eg: group top 10 sales products and assign remaining products to others group ...

                            2 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Pie Chart not calculating correctly

                              The wedges for one of my pie charts is not calculating correctly. I have two visuals, the pie chart and a table of the underlying data. Categories are 1-4, with counts of incidents by category. The table is correct, but the pie chart use double the value of category 2, triple the value of category 3 and quadruple the value of category 4.

                              1 vote
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                                1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 4 votes
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                                • Scheduled Refresh failure notification should go to service/admin account

                                  When scheduling a dataset refresh there should be an option to send the failure to someone other than the person that created the scheduled refresh, eg the support email box.

                                  86 votes
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                                    12 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Ability to show quadrants on scatter chart

                                    Scatter chart could be a much more powerful decision making tool, if we could show 4 quadrants (with background colors and labels) and axis labels (<- Low - Completeness of vision - High ->).

                                    For example, we can all see that Microsoft is a leader when we look at Gartner Magic Quadrant:
                                    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/gartner-positions-microsoft-as-a-leader-in-bi-and-analytics-platforms/

                                    24 votes
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                                      5 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Xero content pack - Allow reporting of tracking category on all transaction types

                                      The Xero content pack only allows tracking category to be extracted for invoice items. We need to be able to split all transactions (cash book / journals etc.) by tracking category to create useful reports.

                                      E.g. Statement of changes in equity by tracking category (a bit like the Xero one but need each category as a column on the same page adding up to the unfiltered total)

                                      Donations income by tracking category (where income is not invoiced)

                                      Non invoiced cost by tracking category (e.g. payroll)

                                      15 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allows to use DAX for stored procedure parameters

                                        I'm able to see the result of a stored procedure into Power BI when I create a new data source from SQL Server with an SQL instruction (typed in the advanced options)

                                        Query : Sql.Database("SERVER\INSTANCE", "DatabaseName", [Query="EXECUTE [dbo].[StoredProcedureName]"])
                                        Source : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/37589448/how-to-use-sql-server-stored-procedures-in-microsoft-powerbi

                                        I'm also able to display my Windows login using the USERNAME() DAX formula.

                                        At my workplace, we use a lot of stored procedures that take the windows login as a parameter and I know that USERNAME() will not return the same value when the Power BI report will be published online, so I'll need to create a table which…

                                        6 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Classes for syncing size and position between views

                                          It is too difficult to keep layouts in sync across pages.
                                          If we use the same slicer on several pages, it needs to always look the same.
                                          Allowing users of the designer and desktop app to define CSS-style classes for views on the canvas would make it easier to build advanced layouting processes.

                                          2 votes
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