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  1. UI/UX Features - Desktop Navigation enhancements

    1) When selecting multiple visualizations in the UI, we cannot use the arrow keys to move the items around. We are forced to use the mouse. Moving a single item does work with the arrow keys

    2) Format Painter does not seem to control height and width of visualizations.

    3) Ability to select multiple columns and measures (for fast deletion purposes).

    4) Increase the size of the scroll carriages in the Report Designer and in the Table view. Currently it is about a 3 point line, and this can be difficult to see.

    5) Prompt user for creating hierarchies. If…

    27 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Relative Date Filter

      I love the new relative dates option in the Slicer visualization. However, we need this functionality in the Filters section of any given level: Visual, Page, Report.

      I want a user to come to a report that is already filtered on "Yesterday" or "Last Week" with no slicer visualization taking up precious space on the screen.

      8 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Subscribe to email snapshots of *entire reports*

        Extend the email subscriptions feature (currently in public preview) to enable subscribing to emails of entire reports, as opposed to individual report pages.

        Further information about the current feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-email-subscriptions-in-power-bi-stay-informed-when-it-matters/

        59 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Redshift Encrypted Data Source Support

          In the current version of the preview described here https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-support-for-amazon-redshift-reports-in-the-power-bi-service/ you can connect PowerBI to Redshift which is great, unfortunately the connection is not encrypted, making it unsuitable for production use. The Redshift ODBC driver does support encryption as used in Aginity Workbench client for example, so this should be possible.

          6 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • New Matrix Visual

            Feedback - Issues:
            1. Grand Total (Rows) not showing

            2. Column Headers ... Not Possible to change Column Width also the Auto_Size on Format Window dos not have any effect.

            Feedback: Requests

            3. Facility to explode just one of the row categories (while leaving all others intact. At present the all data other than the drill-down selection are removed. This is facilitated by clicking on the + sign in Excel Power Pivot

            4. Show Sub-Totals at the bottom of a Category rather than at the top ... or make it optional

            5. Put a Display Units Control on Values (i.e.…

            21 votes
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              4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make the Matrix Word Wrap affect all row headers, including the last column.

              Currently the matrix word-wrap only affects all but the last row header. Please fix so that it also affects the last row header. Also, it only affects the data values, not the row headers themselves. So if the row header label is too long, it just cuts off instead of wrapping.

              31 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Slider / Slicer for Values

                We now have a great Slicer for dates, which is presented as a Slider, but it would be great to have a similar Slider Slicer for values too.

                eg, If I have a field called 'Customer Balance' and want to give the end user the ability to filter down between two values (Customer Balances between 1000 & 10000), then a standard Slicer is not suitable as it just lists the balances. A Slider based Slicer will fill this role.

                123 votes
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                  13 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Alignment controls for Axis Labels

                  We're getting more control over axis and axis labels, which is great! What we still need is the ability to control alignment. Currently, alignment is automatically determined based on where your axis is positioned.

                  I need the ability to specify the alignment of my labels. For a standard bar chart, I want my labels on the left side of the bars, but also left-aligned so that they stack up nicely rather than having a ragged outside edge.

                  11 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Group Using Contains Logic

                    In larger data sets, for us it's Search Keywords and similar groups, it would be nice to use the existing grouping feature with more control by using contains or excludes logic with the ability to use AND or OR logic within each group. Example: I have a keyword list and I want to create a brand group, but have several brands (Contains 'Microsoft' or 'Xbox' or 'Windows' or 'Azure'). Similar generic cloud keyword group (Contains 'Cloud' AND Excludes 'Azure').

                    15 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Power BI Embedded to Azure Analysis Services

                      Please provide the ability for Power BI Embedded to connect to Azure Analysis Services as a data source.

                      11 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Introduce a powerful export function

                        Right now, Power BI can only export data from the report view to CSV. I would like to be able to export from the "Edit Queries" view to different formats, like CSV, Excel, Access DB, XML, Sharepoint, HTML, etc.

                        18 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add word wrap to bar chart Y-Axis Labels

                          If you have long names on a bar chart Y-Axis they get truncated. This is a problem if you have ones that start with something similar. Could we have a word wrap option on the format menu that takes advantage of the vertical space so the whole label can be shown.

                          22 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Number formatting

                            The number formatting should be in accordance with excel. The options available in excel for number formatting is quite brilliant.
                            I hope Power BI can somehow integrate custom number formatting in the desktop version.

                            Thank you.

                            34 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Use Power BI Desktop as a Local Server on a PC

                              It is possible to open Power BI Desktop, detect the port number, open Excel, connect to the running local instance of Power BI Desktop as a local SSAS instance and then build a pivot table over the local server. You can do this using DAX Studio.

                              This is very useful and as more people build Power BI Desktop files as the main data model, this will become more important. There is an "Analyze in Excel" feature in the Power BI Service and I would like to see the same for Power BI Desktop.

                              As a suggested approach to a solution,…

                              163 votes
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                                10 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Use Table columns as filter for other visualisations

                                It would be nice to be able to have a table visualisation have a specific column set as filter for other visualisations on that page.

                                I can use this to have mulitple table visualisatons, 1 showing employees and information about them, and by clicking on 1 of the employee names, the table or graph below that will be filtered on that specific employee.

                                7 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Relative Date Slicer

                                  With the latest May updates, we now have the preview feature of the 'Relative Date Slicer'. We really like this new preview feature, but because of the fact that one essential thing for us is missing, we can't use it at all.

                                  It would be great to manually set the start day of calender weeks, because our clients have different calenderweeks. Mostly managed by monday-sunday.

                                  6 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • "KPI" visual element does not allow to change number´s size

                                    This type of visual element does not permit to change the numbers size nor to edit or quit the "tick" or "cross" element attached to the number. It would be great if you add these features to the visual element. At the end of the day, it makes it complete.

                                    38 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Reduce the size of the tiles on the dashboard

                                      Hi,
                                      If we could reduce the size of the tiles on the Dashboard to a smaller size, it would be a great addition to the visual appeal of the Dashboard as a whole. In the current property of the tiles, the minimum size of the tile looks big when the length of the text is small. This is the case with the image , text or any other tile pinned onto the dashboard.
                                      It would be helpful if this feature could be added.

                                      57 votes
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                                        4 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Adding comments or notes on reports

                                        When I showed my reports to Manager level people, they asked if I can have a note or comment for each report which describes them. It makes user understand what the charts inside the report are about. Mobile Power BI has annotate feature which is very cool and it would be better if we have similar feature in Desktop version too.

                                        12 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Financial Reporting

                                          Dear MS, are there any plans on the road map for Power BI to become financial reporting friendly. We have seen a significant need for financial style reporting where the formatting is Excel based, easy analysis of ad hoc requests and the easy entry of comments . A great feature would be the ability of Power BI to import an existing Excel financial report and convert it to an "Excel" based Power BI report\model.

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