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  1. I would like to connect a folder to PBI - so I don't have to upload each file individually.

    Can I connect to a folder and have all the files in that folder be connected?

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    • please bring back thease buttons on the live links, android &ios App.

      please bring back thease buttons on the live links, android &ios App.

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      • Enterprise gateway does not pass current Power BI user to Analysis Services

        We setup a connection to Analysis Services Multidimensional with Enterprise Gateway and it works fine. The problem is that every users, also those not mapped as Cube users can see data.

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        • NFL Fantasy league

          NFL Fantasy league

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          • Add groupings for columns in InfoNav

            InfoNav should support "groupings". For example, for a query like "average weight by age for ages grouped by 10" would show a column 0-10 and the average weight of all data that fits in that range, 11-20, and all the data, ect. This would be really useful in cases like age where there are a lot of independent values.

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            • 3 votes
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              • Quandyl as a data source

                https://www.quandl.com/ has a TON of free data that would be fun to play around with. Quandyl should be available as a standard data source!

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                • Pie Chart Colors

                  It would be nice if instead of picking colors for specific data values it would let you pick colors in a hierarchy. In other words if I have all fifty state in the a pie chart I want the top color to be purple but not necessarily TX to be always purple just because in one sort it was the biggest slice. Color should be set regardless of sorting and not tied to specific data points.

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                  • Need On/Off switch for any feature that has security or privacy implications

                    Need On/Off switch for any feature. Particularly those have security or privacy implications

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                    • Tiles Need to work in Power BI.

                      You need to be able to "isolate" a slicer from the entire dashboard and focus it on "just some" charts/tables. YOu can do this easily in Excel by targeting slicers to a specific chart. The only way to do this in Power BI is with Tiles, supported in Power View. Please bring this feature back as soon as you can.

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                      • ODBC connector functional DataSource.Error: ODBC: ERROR [07006] [Oracle][ODBC]Restricted data type attribute violation.

                        Currently I can connect to ODBC source, but unable to retrieve any table, even small tables for work in Power BI. The schema appears available and nicely laid out, after I "Get Data" "ODBC" the following error when I try to

                        The error message is
                        DataSource.Error: ODBC: ERROR [07006] [Oracle][ODBC]Restricted data type attribute violation.

                        This seems to be a known error, for a few versions reading the blog. I also tried to send a frown but this look to be available under my Smiley face.

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                        • Track Embedded Views

                          Sharing embed codes with users (either internal or external to organization) would be great to see the number of unique views or the number of shares that the dashboard generated (from a web-traffic) perspective

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                          • AllExcept function that specifically applies to Page Level Filters

                            I'd like to calculate a company average that takes only page level filters into account without using a bunch of funky ALLEXCEPT() code.

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                            • Allow group members to print

                              The print functionality works great except when using groups you must be an admin of the group to be able to print report pages. This should be opened up to members so that not everyone has to be admins of the group

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                              • Visual Interactions should not include visual filters

                                Visual interactions should not pass visual filters. Only the item on the axis selected in the parent visual should be sent to the child visuals. If there are any underlying visual filters in the parent they should not be passed.

                                I'm requesting restoration of t he original behavior. About a month ago it was changed so that the parent visual filter was passed as well. This is a huge reduction in functionality and has broken several production reports.

                                I thought it was a bug but am now informed it is "by design". Bad choice.

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                                • Metadata: Allow the naming of relationships in order to enhance Metadata and Q&A

                                  Hi,

                                  I like the fact that in Q&A users can ask questions such as 'sales by country' and all that. However what I would like to suggest is an improvement to that. By allowing use to name the relationship between two tables.

                                  The idea is two-fold.

                                  First, this enhances the Enterprise Data Management by allowing us to have richer metadata, so the business can understand exactly the relationships between tables.

                                  Second, I imagine this would enhance the Q&A by allowing for more complex questions since, we could categorise a relationship with actions such as 'buy' and 'purchase', 'call', 'request', 'assigns',…

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                                    Hi Pedro. We actually already have a feature (in Power BI for O365) that addresses the second part, called Phrasings. There’s lots of information on those here: https://support.office.com/en-ie/article/About-QA-Phrasings-and-how-to-add-them-to-your-workbook-027670ab-ac99-4ba5-b0e5-d5ebf2cb9d8b?ui=en-US&rs=en-IE&ad=IE

                                    At the moment they’re not exposed through the new Power BI interface, but we will do soon! You can try them out through Power BI for O365 now.

                                    The ability to name them for end-user metadata reasons still stands! We could certainly expose that through our UI to make it clearer how your models are organised.

                                    Thanks!

                                  • Ability to edit archived content pack

                                    We recently switched from the PowerBI 60 day trial to a PowerBI pro license. Suddenly we aren't able to edit the content packs we built. I need to delete the old content packs so users don't use outdated figures!

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                                    • Make it easier to implement in corporate america

                                      I have tried implementing Power BI, Power Pivot, Power Query and Power View at a few companies I have worked for, but its almost impossible.

                                      First, no one wants there data to leave the building. I believe the Microsoft cloud is secure, by the execs five levels above me don't because they are not knowledgable and because they don't want to take the chance.

                                      Can't implement the Power BI tools with Excel either, because the default Excel that downloads with Office 365 is 32 bit. I have tried installing 32 bit version of PQ, PP and PV but they are…

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                                      • why we dont have option of dont summarize and not getting same values in powerbi desktop in summarize

                                        we have dont summarize option but here need to display the exact values in for the particular column no need to display with sum or average option

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                                        • Text Quick Measures: Most Common Occurance

                                          In the Quick Measures box, create a sub-category for "Text Intelligence" which allows for aggregation of text beyond "Earliest" and "Latest". For example "Most Common" and "Least Common".

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