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  1. Improved Get Data UI using Azure Data Lake Store as a source

    The current UI for Get Data from Azure Data Lake Store is very techy. It shows the content of the data lake store as a table, the user needs to edit the table and click on the subfolder or on the type of content to effectively load it: it is not an intuitive process.
    Power BI is a powerful Self Service tool for end users. To ease transition to Azure Data Lake Store as sources, the interface needs to be more intuitive for the average non-IT end user.

    14 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • clustering arcgis

      I need to make ArcGIS maps Clustering theme to count the number of subscribers in each geographical area by geo coordinates inside it's bubbles.

      For example,
      I have table with this kind of data:

      LATITUDE LONGITUDE Subscribers count
      43.25667 76.92861 100
      43.25668 76.92868 200

      As I can see, ArcGIS clustering theme counts only quantity of geo coordinates from the source table inside the bubbles, but does not count quantity of subscribers in each bubble. I would like there be possibility to make ArcGIS to count quantity of subscribers in each bubble and make quantity to be summarized in bubbles when…

      70 votes
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        16 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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 ?

        50 votes
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          4 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • restrict export to excel

          We see that there is a way at the tenant level to restrict the export to excel as well as the analyze in excel but we need an option per dataset (preferred) or per Power BI Report to restrict this option. The problems we are facing is for both sensitive information and also for volumes of data that is too large for this option. We need to have the ability to stop this option for these specific datasets but allow it for other non-sensitive information - so the tenant level option is not appropriate.

          89 votes
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            6 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.

            11 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Gateway Management tool - CLI?

              It is cumbersome to manage an Enterprise Gateway for 1000+ users using only the web gui. An ideal tool would be:
              1) fast to return and submit information - no waiting for the web gui to load.
              2) allow an admin to quickly add data sources & users, both one at a time and in bulk (perhaps by calling a function that takes a .csv of data as an input)
              3) allow an admin to audit datasources, e.g.: view encrypted credentials; see how many datasets are connected; see how often refreshes are run, and whether they're succesful; return the M…

              18 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • top n selection

                If I select a top 5 for example, I want also see the Total amounts for the other products. If possible I want this dynamic. So in my table I see the top 5 and “others” with the amount that is left ( Total amount - top 5 amount)

                86 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Power BI NodeJs SDK

                  Give SDK in NodeJS to help calling Power BI Rest APIs.

                  Github: https://github.com/Microsoft/PowerBI-Node
                  This github is not updated to match the new APIs in new swagger. updating it will be helpful.

                  32 votes
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                    4 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Way to change datasource import to direct/live query

                    Create a way to automate the following manual steps..

                    Hi all

                    I recently wanted to change the datasource from Import to Live Query using the "Power BI service" and had a good lookaround without turning up much other than "you can not"...

                    However I managed to get it going, effectively maintaining my designs/visuals and changing datasource so that I can get away with publishing one report whenever my data changes.

                    Prerequisites:
                    * TARGET: A .pbix file with designs/visuals using import, no measures.
                    * SOURCE: A clean .pbix file using Live Query to a report/dataset published to app.powerbi.com (no designs/visuals)
                    -This…

                    23 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • When creating bookmarks, affecting report level filters should be optional

                      We use report level filters using URL filtering in Power BI embedded. Overriding these with bookmarks kills the entire purpose of the dashboard. Report level filters should not be affected by bookmarks or it should be optional choice when creating the bookmark.
                      Bookmarking is useless for us with the current behaviour.

                      11 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 12 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Export to Excel from PowerBI Embedded

                          Please provide the ability to export PowerBI Embedded reports to excel. The same functionality that exists on PBI Service.
                          It is important to also increase export limit.

                          73 votes
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                            under review  ·  2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Combo Chart -Line Data is not shown in the "See Data"

                            I understand that the value of the line graph can not be displayed when there is a value with different aggregation granularity in the same graph and I know that
                              Although I can display the value of the line graph by removing "column series"., please display another matrix on the screen and display the value of the line graph there.
                            --- in Japanese---
                            同じグラフに異なる集約粒度の値がある場合、折れ線グラフの値を表示できないことを理解していますし、「列シリーズ」を削除して折れ線グラフの値を表示することはできますが、別の行列を画面に表示してそこに折れ線グラフの値を表示するようにしてほしい

                            9 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow Date Filter type to be changed in Power BI Service

                              In Power BI Desktop, a user can change the type of date filter. It can be a date range, or relative, etc. It would be nice to maintain that ability to change the filter after it's published to the service. Our users generally want to see relative, for instance 'last 30 days'. But sometimes they need to see a specific date sometime in the distant past. It would be nice to be able to publish relative, but allow the end-user the ability to switch it to range when needed.

                              10 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Support Power BI Report Server multiple instances on a single server

                                Please add support for Power BI Report Server multiple instances on a single server. Like SQL Server Reporting Services : ability to change name, location, add, remove instance. On a mid/large report server farm, multiple instance helps a lot for progressive patching, ssrs subscription launch on different sql engine, etc.

                                60 votes
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                                  15 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Thanks for submitting this idea. We’re interested to hear from many of you about why and how you install multiple instances of Reporting Services on the same server. Drop us a comment and tell us a little more about
                                  - Why do you install multiple instances of Reporting Services on the same server (as opposed to, say, creating multiple folder trees within the same server and using permissions to isolate users)?
                                  - What are the key things you’d need to be able to configure differently/independently across instances?

                                  While we could follow the SQL Server approach of enabling you to perform multiple installations of the software on the same server, we could alternatively take a more lightweight approach of enabling you to create multiple “sites” within one installation. (SharePoint uses this latter approach, as did Datazen Server.) The latter approach doesn’t provide quite the same degree of isolation — you can’t…

                                • Extend DAX Format Function - Simple, but HUGE Benefits

                                  Extend Format Function to allow color in format code like in Excel. This would allow far more expressive conditional formatting in formulas. Take it a step further and add codes for bolding, italics and other formatting types. This would allow full flexibility in formatting of reports such as bolding certain rows, etc. Simple change - HUGE benefits! The finance community will thank you greatly!

                                  EXAMPLE:

                                  =FORMAT(1, "[[RED]] #") //formats number as red
                                  =FORMAT(1, "[[#ff0000]] #") //formats number as red (using hex code)
                                  =FORMAT(1, "[[RED;BOLD]] #") //formats number as red and bolds

                                  16 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • the width of the text data column

                                    Even if you change the width of the text data column whose value is displayed on the ”see data" screen, that state is not retained. It takes time when the number of columns is large. I need a function to save the state after changing the column width.

                                    ---in Japanese---
                                    「データ確認」画面で値が表示されているテキストデータ列の幅を変更しても、その状態は保持されません。 列数が多いと時間がかかります。 列の幅を変更した後に状態を保存する機能が必要です

                                    10 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Shared data source connection (live to Tabular SSAS) for reports published on Power BI Report Server

                                      Currently each Power BI report published to the Report Server has its own data source embedded within the report. Any change in the source would require us to change hundreds of published reports individually. Could we have a shared data source/connection similar to SSRS Reports that would help us manage deployment and changes much more efficiently.

                                      55 votes
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                                        3 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Edit Power BI report in the browser in Report Server

                                        Ability to edit the powerbi report in the browser without the need to use the power bi desktop similar to what you can do in the powerbi service. This will allow for an on prem web based self service solution.

                                        67 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Give Power BI desktop for Report Server also the Preview options

                                          Hi,

                                          At the moment there is a difference between PowerBI Desktop for Report Server and the "normal" PowerBI Desktop. I want to use the ShapeMaps, Visio Visual also. But this is not possible yet.

                                          60 votes
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