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  1. 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.

    3 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Use the filter name from the URL

      We should be able to use the filter name as shown in the UI as-is in the URL (even if the name differs in the underlying db table).

      15 votes
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        0 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Aggregation of measure for different date dimensions

        There is a need to aggregate a measure for different date dimensions. Today we are required to create a separate measure for every such instance. e.g. Sales basis users joining date or sales basis opportunity close date or sales basis opportunity created date.

        In order to achieve this we are required to create multiple measures. It would be great if we have a standard Calendar available and we are only required to link the dates to the Calendar and the standard sales measure.

        5 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • The Small Stuff List (The SS List)

          I think we need a way to request small stuff that needs to be fixed, but will never get enough votes on their own to make it to the top of ideas.powerbi.com.

          The list could then be reviewed by developers and f they agree, they can just fix the small stuff when working in the bigger stuff (assuming it is easy) or they can recommend it be promoted to an idea if it really is big stuff.

          I guess there needs to be a way to categorise into areas to allow the developers to easily find their own stuff, and…

          78 votes
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            4 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Conditional Formatting Based on Text

            For example in a table you can apply conditional formatting based on numbers, percentage or sales, but what about if you want to color formatting based on text taht woukd help a lot for non numeric users!

            Thanks in advance!

            28 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  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.

              46 votes
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                8 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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

                26 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • clean drillthrough filter on back button

                  I was very excited about the new drillthrough option in the September release and have implemented in my solution.
                  However I would like the option of having the BACK button clear the drillthrough filters.
                  I am using general report pages as drillthrough destinations and it can confuse the user if there are filters done "behind the scenes"

                  30 votes
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                    4 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Full Screen mode in Power BI Report Server

                    Power BI Report Server should have an option to open the report in Full Screen mode just as it has an option in Power BI Service . When we open reports in Power BI Report Server , we can view page in 3 options 1:) Fit to Width , 2:) Fit to Page and 3:) Actual size . Issue with these three mode is the page and header consumes a lot of space and we need to scroll to view to full report .

                    188 votes
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                      8 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Ability to render mobile optimized version of reports in custom mobile applications

                      It would be great if we could embed the mobile optimized version of the reports that we see in the PowerBI mobile application in a custom mobile application. Currently my company is having to create a separate report that has a mobile layout and then embed that version into a custom mobile application.

                      10 votes
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                        4 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add "Underlying data" option to Export data capability in PBI Report Server product

                        This capability is enabled in the Power BI Service (cloud) product, but not in Power BI Report Server (on-premises) product. This is a problem for our users since we migrated to the Report Server product.

                        It was very efficient for our users when we used Power BI Service to slice the reports and then select Export data and then have the option of selecting either "Underlying data" or "Summarized data". Now, in Report Server, this option is missing and the only data that can be exported from a report is exactly what is presented in the report visualization (i.e. summarized…

                        5 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add connector to ClickHouse

                          ClickHouse is an open source column-oriented database management system capable of real time generation of analytical data reports using SQL queries.
                          https://clickhouse.yandex/

                          32 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  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…

                            25 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • To be able to rename an existing connection on On-Premisis Data Gateway

                              We are creating a naming convention for the data gateway connection. We have a challenge that existing connections are not comply with the naming convention. We are not able to rename them but only to delete existing connection and create new connections. This will cause downtime and also a complex procedure which is easily brings in mistakes.

                              We wish that we can have the ability to rename the connections on data gateway.

                              11 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow setting connectionstring for imported mode via API

                                Curently you can set the connection string via 'SetAllDatasetConnectionsInGroup' but only for direct query datasets. Unless this works for imported mode, I don't see how we can make SAAS offerings using imported mode.

                                8 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Push Back Measures from PowerBI to SSAS

                                  With one of our customers we have a scenario where the SSAS Tabular Model is done and PowerBI dashboards have been created. Now superusers want to add measures themselves, and to the Report Level measures come into play. This has been a very useful feature.

                                  However if a Super user creates a measure which another superuser wants to use and viceversa, it would be nice if such measures could be pushed back into SSAS Tabular so that all can take advantage.

                                  5 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Provide option to 'Publish to Report Server' instead of 'Save As' on Power BI Desktop for Report Server

                                    While using PBI Desktop for PBIRS would be a lot better to have an option under the menu Publish rather on Save As in order to save a report to the Power BI Report Server.

                                    56 votes
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                                      6 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Measure Management

                                      I would like a way to better organize the measures and calculated columns that are created. Currently measures and calculated columns are placed amongst the table columns alphabetically. In order to organize the measures, I need to build a standard naming convention to keep them together. This is even more important as the data models become quite complex with many measures. I would like a way of storing measures in folders within the table so I can flexibility on how they are categorized and their purpose.

                                      11 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Rename "Print" in Power BI service to "Print Screenshot"

                                        Lack of real printing is hurting adoption. Microsoft ignores this issue and keeps delivering features that a very tiny minority of users want/need. Printing affects everybody. Not everybody walks around with a fully charged laptop / tablet all day. FIX PRINTING NOW AND BURY TABLEAU FOREVER! Or don't

                                        9 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Adoption  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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.

                                          17 votes
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                                            2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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