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  1. Enable What If Parameters with Analysis Services

    It would be nice to do what if analysis on Analysis Services tabular models in PowerBI.

    70 votes
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      5 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • drill through back button resets the applied drill through filter

      The September released "Drill Through" option enables the ability to use a back button. When a drill through is applied, there is no way to reset the filter on the applied page. The back button currently takes you to the previous page, but SHOULD ALSO reset the drill through filter.

      42 votes
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        3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Ability to mark some pages as "Do not publish" in Power BI Desktop

        In Power BI Desktop it should be posible, before publishing the file to the service, to mark some pages as "do not publish" or hide them for publishing. This way we can have some safe hidden place to draft new ideas or a repository of charts to copy to the pages that will actually be published.
        The place to put this functionality could be the contextual menu that appears when right clicking the page name (now it shows "Duplicate Page" and "Rename Page". New option could be "Do not Publish")

        686 votes
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          10 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • enter parameters window

          Enter Parameters Window with dynamic field updates

          I can see the potential of the Enter Parameters window on Edit Queries feature, which can have a number of fields such as text boxes and drop down lists. It would be great if for example:

          A dropdown list field on selection dynamically updates the returning dataset to another dropdown list field which its connected too. With this capability it could save time and the need to develop additional excel plugins to retrieve data for analysis.

          The availability to connect to various data sources is already provided, but using the Enter Parameters window…

          50 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • General Tooltip or Infotip for Visuals

            It would be cool to have the ability to add Informational Custom Tooltips/Infotips to visuals.

            For example, a report curator would be able to add information about what a visual calculates or displays. This could show as a small "i" or "?" that when hovered over, shows a pop over with information about that visual.

            This could help users quickly get the most value out of a report and it's containing visuals.

            7 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Adoption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Power BI Service recognize local time zone for TODAY() and NOW() time intelligence functions

              As of now, the reports that I create on desktop utilize a lot of time intelligence functions and relative date filters. This is completely fine so long as I view the report on the desktop. Once I publish the report up to the service and then utilize those visuals in dashboards I run into this issue. All of my time intelligence functions (TODAY & NOW) and relative date filters convert to UTC.

              This issue causes my data to roll over to the next day 5 hours early which affects all of my subscriptions.

              It would be absolutely fantastic if Power…

              17 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Cloud not allowed / Power BI report server licensing too expensive for small project

                Some companies do not have the right to outsource their data in the Cloud (Military, Space ...).
                I have Power BI projects for 5 to 10 users maxlmum. The best choice in this case is a Report Server license on-premise adapted to 5 or 10 users. Currently you need the Premium license which is too expensive for these small projects. As a result, customers are looking at other products like Qlik or Tableau!

                17 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • create multiple apps from same workspace

                  create multiple apps from same workspace infect from same Dataset without replicating the dataset multiple times.
                  only option we have now is to update the app and only one app per workspace can be created which a kind of restrict the workspace usability.
                  If we can create multiple apps share it with different users without creating multiple workspace ... means same dataset no dataset replication, will save the storage as well.

                  206 votes
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                    21 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Power BI JavaScript API support for Report Server

                    At the moment to embed reports in a intranet webpage we only have the option to put ?rs:Embed=True at the end of the url.

                    I have read (on this website) that there are plans to extend this so parameters could also be passed in the url, in a similar way that the current SSRS works.

                    Could we also have the Power BI JavaScript API enabled for Power BI Report Server, in a similar way to the Azure service has ?

                    79 votes
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                      9 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Azure AD B2B guest users able to open Power BI Apps in the mobile app.

                      It's great that we currently have Azure AD B2B available for Power BI. However it is not possible to give external guest users access to Power BI reports / dashboards in the mobile application.

                      This needs to happen before we are able to really use AAD B2B, unfortunately for now we are still stuck creating local AAD users for the external guest users.

                      10 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • New way to schedule refreshes

                        The current method of setting up scheduled refresh in the Power BI service is clunky and nearly unusable--not to mention an RSI nightmare.

                        Some better solutions:
                        --Option for "Refresh every X minutes/hours/days"
                        --Ability to schedule more frequently
                        --Powershell to create/update Scheduled Refreshes for Datasets

                        14 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Fix Power BI Ideas site!!!

                          The Power BI Ideas site is useless until you don't add a basic feature of sorting of ideas by number of votes and creation date! First take care about the tool we can use to prodive you our feedback, and then perhaps you will hear the real voice of Power BI community. And I guarantee, you will be able to work on the new features with twice that pace (after you get rid of duplicated ideas).

                          30 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Enable TEXT box hyperlinks to link to specific tabs/pages within one report

                            Enable TEXT box hyperlinks to link to specific tabs/pages within one report
                            This enables one report to provide links to drill into additional detail or related info within the same report, very similar to how a Dashboard behaves but with out the administrative complexity of using real Dashboards, and without the processing overhead of maintain each tab/report in it's own PBX report

                            7 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Conditional Formatting with fixed colors not color scale.

                              Hi Team,

                              Conditional formatting is extremely poor as it does not satisfy the basic criteria.

                              I need to set the colors based on the value ranges.

                              Red - if the values are <75
                              Yellow if the values are in between 75 and 84
                              Green if >=85.

                              I don't need diverging. Users are getting confused among the multiple shades when you are dealing with high dense values.

                              Please let me know if this can be implemented in the near future or not,

                              Thanks
                              KVB

                              180 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add users belonging to other tenants as PBI capacity admins in Azure

                                If the user belong to other tenant they are not going to be able to add it as administrator in the tenant which they have Power Bi.

                                For organizations with separated tenants (for sharing in different geographical regions or seperated internal/external tenant) this is a needed functionality.

                                6 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 16 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Support filtering across multiple PowerBI objects

                                    Currently there is a possibility to apply filter only to Report.
                                    It would be good to expand filtering capabilities for other Power BI objects.

                                    16 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Expose tab order as a property of visuals for keyboard navigation

                                      Users that consume Power BI reports with keyboard navigation (including screen readers) can tab through the visuals on a report page, but the tab order seems to be the order in which the visual was placed on the page by the report designer. So if I make a page and put two charts on the bottom row, a title text box at the top left, and a table on the top row, that is the tab order. I would like to be able to change a property to make the tab order go from title to table to chart 1…

                                      7 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • When Cross Filter is Off, Chart Should Not Be Clickable

                                        Currently when you turn off Edit Interactions for an object such as a column or bar chart, that chart will of course stop filtering any other items on the canvas. However when you click on one of the bars or columns, you can still select the item. But it doesn't do anything. This is confusing to users of the report. The all the cross filtering is turned off for an object, the chart should not be clickable like a chart that does cross filter.

                                        17 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Format visualization "Title" with report themes

                                          The "visualStyles" that can be applied in report themes, since the 2017-Sep release, are great! But from what I can tell, we can't use them to control the formatting options in the "Title" card, for all visualizations.

                                          Even with something like...
                                          "visualStyles": {"*": {"*": {"*": [{"fontFamily":"Arial", "fontSize": 10, "color": {"solid": {"color": "#000000"}}}]}}}
                                          ...the visualization/chart titles are not affected!

                                          Please let us control the formatting of titles, with report themes.

                                          29 votes
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                                            4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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