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  1. Have DAX Expression Checkmark Indicate Positive Results

    When you type in a DAX formula, you have the option to select the green checkmark to confirm that your expression is acceptable or needs to be fixed. If there is an error, a yellow line appears below the expression that explains the problem. This is great. However, particularly for those new to Power BI, it is a but unsettling to get no feedback when you do not have an error. Some folks assume that they don't have an error as intended, but others think they might not have hit the checkmark, or that the check didn't work or that…

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      1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make Desktop available through Microsoft Update (for versions of Windows before Windows 10)

      In September 2017 we announced that Power BI Desktop is available through the Windows Store, giving automatic updates: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-at-ignite-2017-announcing-enterprise-ready-capabilities-for-establishing-data-culture-at-scale/

      If you're not able to update to Windows 10, vote for this idea so that Power BI Desktop can be made available through Microsoft Update to older versions of Windows.

      209 votes
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        16 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Multiselect option for mobile users

        There are at leat 3 important festures that fires with ctrl+click gesture: on slicers, on a single visual or, the most recent, on multiple visuals. The problem is that on mobile device we can not use ctrl+click gesture.
        I suggest to add a mobile app “multiple select” toggle option that switch between the single and multiple selection navigating a report.

        29 votes
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          4 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Maintain state of button when selected

          Maintain the state of a Button when it is selected to show the user that the button has been pressed. Currently, when the Button is selected, it only briefly changes state and then returns to default.

          For example, when the button is pressed and it is designated to fill grey when selected, the Buttons fill only momentarily turns grey, and then returns to default. The state of the selected formatting should remain when the Button is pressed.

          13 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Export to excel when the visual header is hidden

            The ability to hide the visual header has improved the look of the online reports in reading view, however the inability to export the data (e.g. in a table or when viewing source) has been removed with the visual header. Can an option/button to export be added in reading view.

            14 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Export to Powerpoint - Hide "Hidden" Pages

              Export to PowerPoint reveals "hidden" Pages, and the "hidden" pages contribute to the maximum of export limit of 15 pages. It would be great if:
              a) the hidden pages did not contribute to the maximum 15 pages
              b) the hidden pages were not revealed when exported to PowerPoint

              39 votes
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                7 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Disable table column header sorting

                Please add the capability to disable table column header sorting in Power BI dashboard.

                20 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Export PowerBI Desktop report to pdf, word, powerpoint

                  Export PowerBI Desktop report to pdf, word, powerpoint

                  21 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Using measures to dynamically fill in parts of text boxes

                    It would be nice to be able to fill in parts of text boxes dynamically based on measures. Currently this is only possible with the card object, but this is very limited if you really want to include long texts. Also, the entire text then needs to be in a measure which is sub optimal.

                    What would be a better solution is to add text to a text box with a variable in it that references the measure. For example:

                    Lorem {{MEASURE1}} dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut…

                    26 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Retrieve Power BI App information using PowerShell

                      Currently I am working on some PS scripts to be able to manage the enterprise implementation of Power BI. One of the things I am not able to find is retrieving App-information using PowerShell. For example: I would like to create a list of Apps (based on workspaces) that has been distributed within the tenant and the users who can access the Apps. Other information, like last updates, included datasets and reports, etc, would be grate as well.

                      13 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Support for report Drillthrough functionality on Power BI Mobile Apps

                        The Sept 2017 release of Power BI Desktop supports Drillthrough to other reports using the right mouse click. This functionality should be supported in the mobile apps, otherwise when selecting a Drillthough report in the mobile app there is no selected context.

                        250 votes
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                          started  ·  19 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Disable "Welcome to Power BI Desktop" Nag Screen

                          The "Welcome to Power BI Desktop" screen that comes up when you open Power BI Desktop is really, really annoying. I know there's a registry hack that will turn it off, but it also disables the new version alert, which I like, especially for intra-month bug fix releases. Can you please either get rid of the screen or give us the option to turn it off separately from the version notifications?

                          18 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Change DAX red indicator for expressions that are NOT wrong

                            In a DAX formula, the color red usually indicates a problem. For example, if I type in something wrong like a bad field name, a red line appears underneath that incorrect text. However, if I put a comma between two quotes, I will get red underline. This is NOT wrong, but yet it is red. I would like for DAX expressions to only show red when there is an actual error or problem. As an example, in this expression, the comma and quotes appear red: ZipCountry = Sales[Zip] & "," & Sales[Country]

                            11 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Don't limit download data file sizes

                              Don't limit download data file sizes

                              Right now I need to be able to download a large csv from Power BI desktop and I'm getting the error message: "Data Exceeds the Limit" and "Your data is too large . Some data sampling may occur". And right now the table doesn't even appear to be that large: 6 columns x 811 rows.

                              Idea: Please remove the governor on the ability to download large CSV files.

                              162 votes
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                                11 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Single-click drillthrough

                                The current method of using "drillthrough" is tedious and not obvious.

                                I propose a new implementation of drillthrough: single-click. Instead of right-clicking on a row, table or visual and selecting form a context menu, let's have the ability to setup a row, table or visual as a single-click drillthrough.

                                38 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Mapping Visuals Should Send All Location Data to the Bing Service

                                  If I add a list of State codes to the location card on a map, the results will normally not be accurate. The States selected could be from anywhere in the world - if you don't add the country details first, you get inconsistent results. There is a work around that can be achieved by adding the Country and State to the location section like this

                                  Country
                                  State
                                  Address

                                  You can then click Expand All Down to get the fully qualified state and address WITHIN the correct country. While this works, it is inconvenient and I think there is a…

                                  64 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Syntax highlighting for DAX evaluation contexts

                                    Evaluation context and its transition is one of the hardest concepts in DAX and I would find it extremely helpful, if syntax highlighting would assist us here: Let the colour of the table name show whether the expression will be evaluated:
                                    in a row context (so the table name represents the record/current row and a scalar value will be returned, Color: purple).
                                    In a filter context (so the table name represents the (eventually filtered) table and a list of its column values is returned instead, Color: gold.
                                    Ideally, it would also indicate if a filter is active or not (or can become active once the measure…

                                    79 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • when a gateway refresh fails email gateway administrators

                                      Currently when a refresh fails only the owner of the report/dataset is sent an email to let them know.
                                      An email should also be sent to the enterprise gateway administrators so they are aware of the failure.

                                      31 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow Tooltip Pages to be used in matrix/table

                                        Please allow Tooltip Pages to be used in matrix/table also - not just in charts.
                                        Thank you

                                        18 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add PowerBI Project template to VisualStudio

                                          Similar to SSRS can we get PowerBI in VS for Report Server? Easy for managing all of the code in TFS and for deployments?

                                          12 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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