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  1. Close ODBC connection after running query

    I'm running into frequent ODBC errors saying I'm running into a session limit, but this happens even if it's the first thing I do in the morning after a full reboot. I heard somewhere that Power BI might not close the connection after running the query, which is my best guess as to why I keep encountering this error.

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      0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Google Analytics Core API Update

      The Google Analytics connector that is already available in Power BI is very limited. It would be excellent to select custom date ranges, dimensions, metrics, segments, filters, etc. - everything the core API actually lets you select and may other visualization packages let you take advantage of.

      87 votes
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        16 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Show text as values in a matrix

        We have a need to show text in the values section of a Matrix. We are tracking product distribution and need to place the distribution code (technically text) for a product with a specific customer.
        Here is the setup:
        Rows - Product information
        Columns - Customer names
        Values - Distribution code

        Thank you!

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          0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Rotation of slicer 90º

          Would be great if the rotation of slicer in 'horizontal' orientation to fit in vertical walls was possible

          3 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Mobile App for "Publish to Web"

            Power BI Mobile App is nice, and "Publish to Web" is also nice.
            But "Publish to Web"'s web page does not suite for Mobile device.
            I want to use "Publish to web" reports on mobile app.

            4 votes
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            • Add filter feature in publish to web

              publish to web is a great feature
              but in publish to web mode lost filter feature

              35 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Visuals Help

                Ability to right click on visuals and click on help to get detailed information on how/when to use the visual

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                  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 2 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Graphic copy format paste format

                    Please add button for copy format of one gaphic and paste format in another graphic

                    4 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • The ability to embed Power BI into Salesforce

                      The ability to embed Power BI reports into Salesforce to replace Tableau Server acessing a Azure SQL DB database

                      9 votes
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                      • Search box should have an X button to clear the search

                        The search box in the Field list is really useful! However as I type different terms to find all the fields I need to build a specific chart...I find it cumbersome to delete terms (I click in the search box and hit backspace repeatedly). There should be an easy "X" button to delete the search text and start over very easily. See screenshot at http://screencast.com/t/6PDH1epCYit

                        This is similar to how I see text/search boxes working on at least my android phone and find it super convenient. This request applies both to PBI Desktop and PBI.com Report

                        5 votes
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                        • Keep custom visuals in desktop

                          Once adding custom visuals to PowerBI desktop, have them always available in the chart well when loading PowerBI desktop. That way we do not have to keep loading them, they should be added and stay added.

                          11 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 1 vote
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                            • add support for Recent Files

                              see excel, word.

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                                0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Alerts on text data

                                Our users need alerts based on text data, not just numerical. Although we could insert some numerical code to represent various text strings, and alert on that code, our common users won't understand that kind of complexity.

                                4 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Export Data to Power BI Desktop (.pbix) from SharePoint View/List

                                  On SharePoint, you have the option to export a list to an Excel or Access file to work with the data. Excel and Access maintain a connection to the SharePoint list, and you can refresh at anytime. You may also export a personalized view, with only the columns you want, in the order you want, and further filtered by other view parameters you set.

                                  It would be great to have an export to .pbix file option to establish a connection to a particular SharePoint list/view. Currently the workaround is to export a SharePoint list/view to Excel or Access, then connect…

                                  3 votes
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                                  • 1 vote
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                                    • autofilter on tables view

                                      Introduce the ability to interactively explore data in tables without effecting visualizations. PowerPivot accomplishes this in an autofilter-esque column header in which you can interactively sort and filter, right click on any cell and filter column by that cells value. This capability is crucial when tracking down issues within the data model that cause errors or unpredicable behavior manifesting on the visualization layer.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • preview measure result in table view

                                        In PowerPivot, when writing a measure, the result of the measure in the context of what is filtered in the table is calculated and displayed. This is the easiest way to check for accuracy, develop complex measures, and confirm results. There is no equivalent in today's version of PowerBI, and to check the results of dax, I have to create a visualization with filter, and switch back and forth between table and visualization view to see results.

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                                        • Separate Formatting Options for Focus-Mode

                                          Formatting choices may differ when viewing visuals in a report vs when viewing them in Focus Mode. For example, the size of data labels or the presence/absence of a legend for the color coding. Provide a 'focus mode' specific formatting section for each visual.

                                          4 votes
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