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  1. Disable hardware graphics acceleration

    Hi,
    There's a common error on some device with Office products where it is necessary to disable hardware graphics acceleration, or the product doesn't work. Power Bi Desktop shows the same behavior but it doesn't allow to modify this parameter.

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      0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Visual for marginal cost curve

      As various measures to address climate change are considered globally, the ability to display a marginal cost curve with x axis incremental/ aggregated volume and y axis price (cost) will allow presentation and robust debate of the most appropriate and cost effective means to deliver change.

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        0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • need connectivy to SQL DB

        Currently has only connectivity to Azure and Analysis service, need connectivity to Directly SQL DB so that we can build a report out of it

        17 votes
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        • Can you set a computer's desktop background to display a PowerBI dashboard? Goal is to share content without requiring navigation.

          We are looking to embed a live PowerBI dashboard as the desktop background of a computer. We think we will get better visibility and exposure to our users who don't want to navigate to some new tool. If you sit down at your desk and your most important data is at right in front of you, it's easier to implement or adopt.

          2 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Connect to oData Feed(with Azure AD credentials)

            Have the same functionality as Data tab in Excel. From OData Feed where you can specify the URL and Azure AD credentials. Make sense?

            12 votes
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            • Visualization Value URL Action

              For each value in a visualization, allow specification of URL action. Allows devs to embed a URL parameter specific to the data point. Similar functionality to SSAS MD Cubes. This would be a great way to enable generically link to SSRS and other platforms.

              32 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Auto resize table font size

                When a table is resized, it would be nice to have the font reduced in size and the entire characters fit within the area of the table.

                5 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Certify content packs

                  We need the ability to certify content packs for us in large corporations.

                  This feature is key for ensuring employees in the company know what data/sources/content is the right one to use.

                  27 votes
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                    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Adoption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Get Data from another Power BI File

                    Rather than loading data twice from one data source. Load into an Power BI App file then the other users will load from this one

                    2 votes
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                    • dashboard not updating

                      when I change a filter option in a report the report gets updated with new information but not the Dashboard (that is the Dashboard tile that connected to that report).

                      8 votes
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                      • Sort by Value for the Map visual

                        I want to sort the value of the circle chart in the Map visual.

                        1 vote
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                        • Charting functions (eg rolling sum waterfall/line) across multiple measures

                          Allow a chart and function (eg rolling sum) across multiple measures on the same axis so that a waterfall chart can be created from different measures, not just the same measure across different attibutes of one dimension.

                          Eg Sale Price-Freight-COGS=Profit

                          14 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Fix for [DataSource.Error] Microsoft SQL: Invalid Column Name

                            Refresh the hidden model of a database structure on the PowerBI Portal, everytime a dataset is republished.

                            Recently we encountered an issue where a table and some fields had been removed from a source database. I have a couple of PowerBI datasets which connect to this SQL Database. I do this to make it easy for users to find information and fields if they use the datasets.

                            I have been told by PowerBI support that when you submit a dataset, a separate background thread creates a model of the database for reference.

                            The assumption is that you would only have…

                            5 votes
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                            • Add Common Algorithmic Analytics Tools

                              Add common data mining algorithms to Power BI. Solver Algorithms, Linear Regression, Association Rules, and Clustering would be awesome. My understanding is that they were available in the old Power Query and Power Pivot add-ins to Excel.

                              4 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Make the product work!

                                I had a coworker send me PowerBI workbook link via email. When I clicked on it, it said that I wasn't licensed for PowerBI and offered a free trial. I accpeted the offer and tried to set up power BI account for free trial but then it said I already had a PowerBI account but still wouldn't show me the document. Multiple attempts in this loop I have given up. But.... then seconds later I get a "Welcome to PowerBI" advertising email about PowerBI. Frustrated, I immediately got to select the "unsubscribe" option from the email but guess what? It…

                                2 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                  • Transfer of ownership of created dashboards

                                    It would be great if there was an option to tranfer ownership of created reports and dashboards. This way, work would not have to be duplicated if the original creator was to leave the company/change roles/etc.

                                    388 votes
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                                      25 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      planned  ·  loreylorey responded

                                      This is planned before end of year. We’re trying to finish up some other admin capabilities first like auditing, and adding a Power BI Admin.

                                    • Importing Data from Azure Storage Tables

                                      Allow import of Data from Azure Storage Tables in PowerBI Online

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Stretchable Images as report background

                                        Reports should allow a selected image as background, and the image should stretch to cover the entire image container

                                        11 votes
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                                        • Lock Designer for Report Viewers.

                                          After Sharing Reports, The Report Viewers should not have permission to Edit Queries and Get Data.

                                          The Viewers should only be able to change filter and Select Visualization they want.

                                          9 votes
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