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  1. Conditional Formatting throughout

    It would be great if you could do conditional formatting throughout all of Power BI Desktop. e.g. text boxes have conditional formatting based on your data. It would be great if conditional formatting also worked with the different bars in bar charts etc.

    294 votes
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      21 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Embed Power BI dashboards to PowerApps applications.

      I want to embed the Power BI Dashboards to PowerApps.
      To view the dashboards on my PowerApps applications.

      30 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Power BI for DB2 for i

        Trying to connect Power BI to our IBM i. We have DB2 Connect. When the connection info is entered, the spinner just spins and spins and never comes back. No error messages.

        2 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Set pin title when "pinning"

          Today to change a pin title I need to open the dashboard, edit tile and define the title. A much more quicker aproach would be to allow the user to set the title of the pin in the same window he chooses if he wants to pin to existing or new dashboard.

          22 votes
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            4 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Text Colour in All Visulisations

            Simply the ability to allow users to change the text (x&y axis) colour like you are able to do on the likes of the simple stacked/clustered bar charts.

            Seem's odd that this simple functionality is available on only selected default visualisations.

            Simple visual displays are currently not possible for what I am trying to achieve. With the new update to allow images set as backgrounds, I would like to set all visulisation background colour's to black. This is not possible as you are unable to read X & Y axis data as unable to change colour.

            2 votes
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            • Increase number of points in chart visualizations.

              I deal with a great amount of time-series data (100'000 records for tens of series) and the limit of 1000 points in line charts is very restrictive to me, particularly when the series belong to 10 or more different series (each series is undersampled to 100 (1000/10) or less points making a very zig-zagged chart).
              Other commercial software can manage up to 30x10^6 points in a chart. Is it possible to increase this 1000 points limitation, let's say, to 100'000 points?

              183 votes
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                19 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Hierachies

                I need support of hierarchies. We present the date Dimensions as a hierarchy to customers(e.g. Y Q M D or Y W D).

                3 votes
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                • Able to make relationship with more than one variables between table

                  We should have option to make a relationship between more than one table 2 unique variables.

                  2 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Google Fit

                    Can you please add Google Fit as a data source?

                    6 votes
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                    • Attach measure to database table

                      It would be nice to attach calculated columns and measure to a database table. When you import such a table to a new Power BI report, you would also get the calculated columns and measures you previuosly attached to it.
                      It would also be nice if you could manage these columns and measures in one place so that any update would propagate to all Power BI reports using them.

                      For example: Let's say you have created a column "dateIsInLast12Months" in your table "dimDate".
                      This column is true or false depending on the date being in the last 12 months and…

                      3 votes
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                      • AzureSearch as a data source

                        Support Azure search as a datasource.

                        4 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Change the Order of the View Icons in PBI Desktop

                          Change the order of the view icons in PBI Desktop from Report - Data - Relationships to Data - Report - Relationships. When loading a file into PBI Desktop it would be great to see the Data first (Data View), not a blank screen (Report View).

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                            0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • InLoox now

                            Enable www.inlooxnow.com as Power Bi data source.

                            1 vote
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                            • Drill thru to external systems for action

                              Need a way to drill thru to external systems - such as ERPs and CRM systems from a visual and take action.

                              For an example, select a slice in a pie chart and then navigate to an external URL that enables taking action on the data - ex. see sales corresponding to the slice chosen

                              This is a very valuable scenarios for business users

                              2 votes
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                              • Add data authority management in BI

                                for the published dashboard or report , many users are using the same report format or dashboard format, however the data they need to see should be only according to their role. I have not found the way or funcation in PowerBI to realize this.

                                1 vote
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                                • Import the Data as is without sorting

                                  Is it possible to import the data from Excel or any othe sources without actually Sorting the data. It would be a great help.

                                  1 vote
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                                  • Allow the ability to see into and import .zip and tar.gz files

                                    I love this data manipulation stuff but I'm spending too much time decompression files to use. I wasn't able to enter the contest because the tar.gz files from the government were so large they keep failing

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Please allow a toggle on an axis value to ignore a slicer filter context

                                      Created a dashboard that shows in depth activity for a specified period (currently the present month). Also have a line chart showing year over year activity by month. Wanted to allow the user to choose a date period of indepth activity, but if I let them choose the month, the x-axis (month) also filters to the month and there is no way to prevent this. All functions (ALL(), ALLSELECTED(), etc) only pertain to the calculated value but the axis remains filtered to the months selected. Would appreciate an option that would disconnect a chart axis from a slicer and then…

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Power BI is becoming too technical, should be more business- and financiallike

                                        (End-)Users are mainly non-IT, focus should therefore be less IT and more business/financial/user-friendly instead

                                        2 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Replace data with different file name

                                          "You can upload the updated version to Power BI and it will replace the earlier version of the file, as long as the file name is the same." (https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-replace-an-excel-power-bi-desktop-or-csv-file/)

                                          It should be possible to replace data without the same file name. (E.g. replace data_version1.csv with data_version2.csv)

                                          1 vote
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