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  1. When moving visual objects have the boundaries fixed

    When designing the reports, it would be useful if the boundaries clicked together, would make the design process a bit easier.

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      0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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 →
      • Needs for Query data change.

        Needs for enabling to edit data in Edit Queries.

        We need to change the data directly in the Edit query menu.

        When the dataset like excel files loaded in Power BI, it should be modified or input data directly by the users.

        For example, select the cell in column to change the data, copy and paste.. etc

        Then we don't need to start it over in excel to change the data manually.

        I think if it comes true, Power BI will totally substitute for Excel in much powerful, visualizing way.

        In conclusion, we need

        1. Direct data change in Query…

        25 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • dataset desktop

          Power BI desktop is so very very useful, but is undermined a little by the fact that if you use Power BI desktop want to publish multiple reports, you end up with redundant datasets.

          In an ideal world:
          a) you should be able to publish a dataset from Power BI desktop - without a report. I have done this with a nearly empty report page and then deleted the report.
          b) then you should be able to add reports that use that existing dataset. Unfortunately, this can only be done with the online editor at present. It is essential people…

          37 votes
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            4 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Apply format painter to measures

            Extend the format painter functionality to measures. Users could click on a measure whose formatting they like, select the format painter, and then apply that formatting to the next one they click on.

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              0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Need Approval System for Dashboard Sharing

              I just spent 30 minutes going through and deleting random dashboards/reports/datasets that have been inadvertently shared with me (possibly shared with the entire org). I wish there were a feature like Facebook that asked me if I wanted to allow the shared dashboard into my Workspace (analogous to controlling what get's posted to fb timeline). Manually deleting after the fact takes too much time - 3X clicks each delete.

              2 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Edit any items

                I need to be able to edit any and all items. Not just the ones you think I want to edit. All text (body, header, title, etc.); Add and edit labels; Print Area; Print multiple tabs;
                The more I use this product the more I think you posted a half finished product.

                3 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Install R Packages without Opening Power BI in "Run as administrator" Context

                  Playing around with using R to add visuals to a report, specifically a word cloud. Unfortunately I found that when trying to install packages that did not come with the MRO base install I got "access denied" because the account did not have access to write to the library folder where R was installed. Power BI had to be closed, reopened under the "Run as administrator" context, run at least once with the desired install.package commands and then could be closed and reopened as normal.

                  It would be helpful to provide a way around this. Alternatively providing a way to…

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                    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • tm Access to Power BI Datasets/External Databases

                    Trying to add an R word cloud in Power BI Desktop using the following example:

                    http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/R-Visuals-word-clouds-and-automatic-removal-of-unique-values/td-p/19726

                    However, as mentioned in the link the tm package seems to only be able to read data from a local file. The documentation for tm mentions a permanent corpus that can read an "external" database, but the examples online all show a database that is still a file on the local system that can be pointed to and accessed.

                    Since Microsoft owns Power BI and now R it would be nice if this package (tm) could be revisited to allow access to an external…

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                      0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Zoom IN/OUT Magnifier on Power BI Desktop map

                      Hi,

                      I am unable to zoom in/out into map other than rolling wheel on mouse. Is there any way that I can zoom in/out with magnifier button and also shortcut if possible?

                      3 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • SQL ConnectionString support

                        True SQL connection string support. Right now, we can't leverage SQL High Availability servers (ApplicationIntent) due to only being able to define server name. Or am I missing something?

                        9 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 1 vote
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                            0 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allows Slicers to apply to all Pages of a Report

                            As has been partly implemented with Filters, it would be very useful to have slicers that could apply to all pages of a report. This would allow users to interact more easily.

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                              459 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hi everyone. I’m really excited to say we’ve started work on this, we’re planning to address two common use cases for this. First, having slicers that appear on every page so you can see them as a restatement, but keeping the selected value in sync across all those pages. That way you select once and see all the slicers updated. Secondly, you asked to have the first page in a report contain all the slicers – if that’s what you’re looking for you can set up the same synchronized slicers but hide them where you don’t want them visible (see the new Selection pane launched in October!)

                              Thanks for your continued support of the suggestion – we’ll keep you updated when we ship the feature.

                            • filter 2 graphic

                              I need the graphic 3 is filtered as I filtered simultaneously in graphs 1 and 2, it is easy tableau you need only click where you want to filter in graph 1 and later 2, and 3 already appears with the filters you requested.
                              In power bi you can filter 2 simultaneous graphics per click?

                              2 votes
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                              • Find all references to a column in Power BI Desktop

                                Please give us a way in Power BI Desktop to figure out whether a column / calculated column / measure is in use and ideally a way to find all references. It would be incredibly useful while working on non-trivial report, especially when you need to clean it up or refactor due to data changes in input data.

                                8 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Spider chart doesn't have option to adjust and display the font size for measure values

                                  I have created spider chart with category as group_name and Y axis as some measures(Actual & Target measure), I want to display the value of target and actual measures and need to
                                  adjust the font size.
                                  options not available in the August Power BI desktop version.I am able see the option in earlier(May month) released version.Please provide the solution.

                                  Currently I am using August released POWER BI desktop Version.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • add metadata description in fiedlist from ssas model

                                    when i select a field or measure from ssas i would like to see the meta data description for powerbi desktop and power bi mobile.

                                    21 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Diacritic glyphs

                                      Diacritic characters (Polish) in reports are displayed with incorect font. In exports they're not included at all. When do You plan fully support other languages?

                                      13 votes
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                                      • Enable to Install Power BI Desktop for Non-admin users

                                        Right now to request local admin right to install Power BI desktop workstation, is there any way to install it to window's user folder for non-admin user?

                                        15 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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 →
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