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  1. Bounding box on map creates filters

    I would like to add the ability to create a bounding box on the default map, and to select and filter by everything within the bounding box.

    2 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Can we add ability to assign different colors in slicers for different categories?

      Different colors in slicers will help in maintaining color themes.

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        0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • stacked combo chart

        Please add stacked combo charts will be a big advantage for dashboards

        4 votes
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        • Export to PDF All Records Individually

          A definite need to have the option to export reports to PDF individually based on all the values or filters in a dimension. For example, if the Dimension "COUNTRY" is a filter, then we would need all countries in that filter to be exported as individual reports. Example; [South Africa, India, USA, England, Australia] would be filtered and exported individually as "South Africa,pdf", "India.pdf", "USA.pdf", "England.pdf", "Australia.pdf".

          18 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow content packs and dashboards (not only reports) from Power BI to be added as tabs to the teams.

            Allow content packs and dashboards (not only reports) from Power BI to be added as tabs to the teams.

            1 vote
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            • Make Power BI able to act more like a website (but with embedded reports)

              I want to use my power PI web report an ALL IN ONE sales dashboard for my sales team. With the embedded ability to share dashboards within my organization, Power BI is a prime candidate for such a one stop shop dashboard. For example, we sell different types of computers that are highly customize-able with various different configurations and accessories. I would love to be able to create hyperlinks to pages within the powerbi report as well as hyperlinks to external webpages. With all of the sales history at their beck and call AND an embedded products catalog, we'd have…

              2 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Set filters back to tile visual settings when returning to the report

                It would be great if when clicking into a tile on the panel, and entering the report, the report adopts the filter settings one had in the tile. For example if information is filtered by a certain category, and pinned to a tile, then the end user will find himself with a filter reset when entering the report by clicking on the tile. Big issue in my opinion.

                2 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • RLS to control report sessions

                  It would be very useful if the RLS was extended to the sections of the reports, so when giving access to a report, users "X" could see sessions 1,2,3 and users "Y" could only see session 1 , All according to your RLS-defined access or some other control, so it would be easier to manage multiple users without creating many workgroups.

                  1 vote
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                    0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Start Power BI by typing "powerbi" in start menu

                    Please add an alias to the start menu shortcut so that "powerbi" opens your app. Currently only "power bi" starts it, while "powerbi" starts a bing search (not what I want)

                    2 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Please allow us to pin a whole report (with tabbed pages) to a dashboard

                      Please allow us to pin a whole report (with tabbed pages) to a dashboard

                      3 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Enable "See Records" option for all Visuals with ability to choose columns

                        "See Records" options is now available only for visual like Treemap. But it is very much needed for visuals like "Matrix"

                        Even on Treemaps.... "See Records" option is not showing all columns from datasource. There should be a provision to choose columns and the order, in "See Records" report

                        5 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Option to Turn Visuals into Slicers

                          There should be an option to "Lock" a visual so that it behaves like a slicer. I use the tree map a lot to show more detail than a slicer ever could. Often, the user will click on the tree map to filter other parts of the report, but then when they make another selection, the selection from the Tree Map is lost. I understand the point of slicers, but visuals tell more of a story just by looking than a standard slicer ever could.

                          5 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Social media visuals

                            I want a real time social media visual on my dashboards that consolidates all feeds containing specified keywords from a set of soclal medias (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, etc).
                            This would give an instant overview of what your customers think of your brand/company.

                            I have used the Microsoft Flow template to store Twitter feeds in an Excel fils on OneDrive but there is no good way to actually visualize them in a Power BI dashboard.

                            4 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Make Medicare open source datasets available to create custom reports in Power BI

                              Open source government healthcare data is readily available, and the application of Power BI to create reports and insights has been demonstrated by Microsoft (see link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7bjAkECHmw).
                              Has Microsoft considered making the data available (with routine refreshes) as a Power BI dataset for public consumption so that users can create their own custom reports?
                              #crowdsourcing #knowledgesharing #opensource #CMS #Medicare #PowerBI #scaleanalytics

                              2 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Samples  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • See Records Column Setup

                                When entering the "See Records" view, it allows you to decide which columns you view while you are in the "See Records", but after exiting "See Records" it reverts to the original view and removes the edits.

                                There should be an option to save the edits made within the "See Records" view so the unnecessary columns can be removed and the important information can be viewed more easily, and can be saved so the report keeps the edits made when saved.

                                148 votes
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                                  20 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Ability to add visuals from different reports and datasets to a single dashboard

                                  Simply the ability to combine different visuals across different reports and datasets to a single dashboard. i.e. if I'm a CEO , I might want to "subscribe" to visualizations that are maintained by different people in different reports and possibly from different datasets.

                                  2 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Selectors Default to First Item

                                    When a slicer targets another slicer, give an option to have the second selector update to the first item in the new list. Right now the second selector gets updated to null whenever the first selector changes. This also causes all the graphs to go blank too

                                    2 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Milliseconds as format option for Date/Time

                                      At the Moment there is no format option within the group "Date Time" to show also the Milliseconds. In Excel the formatting would be "dd.mm.yyyy hh:mm:ss,000" ...

                                      45 votes
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                                        9 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • SNMP device data

                                        Allow Power Query to use SNMP to acquire data.

                                        9 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Make SSAS connections available for publish to web

                                          Many companies have, or want to have, their data models in SSAS. As of today they are not able to use these if they want to share information to the public through PowerBI.

                                          In some countries govermental institutions have to share public information and the possibility to use SSAS Connection would make them able to leverage existing data models with ease.

                                          29 votes
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