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  1. Time Zone Conversion Accounting for Daylight Savings Time (DST)

    We need a way to display data in our local timezone accounting for daylight savings time. The data source stores the dates in UTC but we need reports to show local time. A native and easy way to do this in PowerBI would be a huge help. There are many blog posts and help articles floating around with solutions people have attempted but it's a simple issue that so many users would benefit from having solved centrally by PowerBI itself. Please consider!

    125 votes
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      15 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Activity Monitor Enterprise Gateway

      It would be very interesting to have the option to see the activity carried out through the gateway in the Power BI service, so that it can be seen in a simple way, the actions of updating the data sets that has been carried out from a gateway / connection, by way of the update history of the data sets but from the administration of the gateway.

      Regards

      85 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Rotate text box

        Please add a basic feature with ability to rotate a text box. In many report I would like to use screen real estate effectively by having text vertically on the left allowing full height for visuals. All Office apps have this basic feature.

        39 votes
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          3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Power BI Desktop - Tear Away Development Windows

          I suspect that many of us today have multiple monitors and/or large monitors. To make better use of the screen area during Power BI Development....

          The development panes such as Fields, Visualisations, Selection, Sync Slicers, Field Properties should be able to be "torn away" and freely move to another screen... and/or allowed to float over the work area. This should also include a separate window pane for DAX code.

          18 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Text Direction Property for visuals and pages

            Currenty it seems like all texts in a PBIX file are defined as LTR.
            It will be very useful to have the control over the Text Direction property.
            It will be really great to have this control dynamicly - Let's say there's a multi-language report where the X axis on a bar chart has company names in mix language that has different desired Text Direction properties.

            13 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow Power BI Desktop to Create Perspectives (Similar to Power Pivot, SSAS)

              Perspectives are an incredibly useful feature for complex models for end-users. For a complex model, there can be 50+ Tables with 100s of Columns and Measures (sometimes 1000+). This can be overwhelming for a new user who would connect to the Data Model to create their own reports (either using Power BI or Excel).

              Adding the ability to create Perspectives in Power BI Desktop (similar to Power Pivot, SSAS) would be a big help.

              Perspectives allow end-users to connect to a "slice" of the Model, making it easier to understand and work with. Thus aiding with the widespread adoption and…

              20 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Please allow monthly refresh of data on the schedule refresh option in server. (and let us choose the date, like 4th of every month)

                It is a suggestion for allowing monthly refresh where the user can select the date on which it needs to be refreshed as well

                27 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Lock placement of tables in relationships pane

                  The ability to 'lock' where tables are manually placed on the relationships pane would be very helpful. We have created a data model with security tables, secured dimensions, unsecured dimensions, and secured fact tables. When I lay out the tables in a specific way, the design is far more understandable than when placement is auto-generated. A 'lock' type of functionality to 'freeze' the table layout would be very helpful because I can more easily locate/verify (a) specific types of tables, (b) bidirectional relationships where they should be (and shouldn't be), and (c) relationship directions are accurate.

                  312 votes
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                    19 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Take or Transfer Ownership of a Dataflow

                    Add the ability to take or transfer ownership of a dataflow to another user. Currently all I see is a message indicating only the owner can edit the dataflow. This is needed to enhance maintainability and enable enterprise level support of a dataflow if the owner is out of office or leaves the company. At least the same take ownership option that is already available with datasets.

                    18 votes
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                      started  ·  0 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Read Only Access to Relationship View in Thin Workbooks

                      My definition of a thin workbook is when you connect Power BI to a tabular server. This can be SSAS Tabular or the Power BI Service (golden dataset as covered here https://exceleratorbi.com.au/new-power-bi-reports-golden-dataset/)

                      When you use Power BI Desktop as a thin workbook, you cannot see the relationship view or the data view. While this makes sense (they are not editable), it means that it is very difficult for someone to write local measures. It is not possible to accurately write a local measure unless the relationships between the tables are visible.

                      Please add the relationship view so the end…

                      189 votes
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                        7 comments  ·  Other  ·  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.

                        205 votes
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                          15 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Link and Calculated Entities for PRO users without Premium Capacity

                          Vote for this idea if you want the ability to join or append tables together in Dataflows without having a Premium Capacity available.

                          18 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Have a presentation mode for Power BI like Powerpoint

                            Have a presentation mode for Power BI like Powerpoint so you can show someone your ideas

                            16 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Ribbon/Toolbar Control to Change Font SIze

                              Changing the font size for any selected visual should be quick and easy. Please give us a spin button control on the ribbon to change the text size for whatever visual is selected. When designing, presenting, training report design in Desktop or editing a reporting the service, fishing through the properties is too cumbersome. Please just make this simple task easy.

                              20 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Bug- In PBI Desktop, when typing a title, the cursor jumps from the title text box to another point on the page. This happens everytime when

                                This is a bug report since I couldn't find an easy way to report bugs from the PBI desktop nor the website. In PBI Desktop, when typing a title, the cursor jumps from the title text box to another point on the page after so many characters are typed. This happens everytime when I am trying to type in a title. Please fix.

                                37 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Standard Usgae Metrics Reports

                                  Need functionality to create standard usage metrics report that can show data for all reports across workspaces. Currently, metrics reports are valid only for same workspace/report but if it can be extended to all then it will be very helpful in monitoring the usage of dashboards/reports at Organization level with just one usage metrics report.

                                  115 votes
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                                    6 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow direct access to the subfolder of the OndeDrive for Business or Personal OneDrive.

                                    Through the ability to connect to a Sharepoint Folder, we can connect Power BI to the OneDrive for Business root folder. This is excellent and very important, but insufficient. Most projects require that files be organized in subfolders, to which direct access is not allowed. There are ways to do this, but they are not efficient. I suggest that the solution be enhanced to allow direct access to the subfolders located in the root folder of OneDrive For Business or even Personal OneDrive, just as you can with folders and their subfolders located in Drive C on the desktop or…

                                    202 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Enable syncing of Page Filters across multiple pages

                                      The latest (Nov 2018) release of Power Bi Desktop had some really neat improvements to the Filter pane.
                                      One missing item is the ability to sync Page level filters across multiple (not ALL) pages.

                                      One can achieve this using Slicers but slicers take up space you have to completely hide it.

                                      Allowing Page level Filters to sync across selected pages will therefore ensure it can be used in scenarios where the filter needs to be applied to multiple but NOT ALL pages.

                                      16 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Deleting/copying/moving mutliple pages at once

                                        Allow for deletion/movement/selection of multiple pages at once, as you are able to in Excel. This is critical on reports that need to be revamped.

                                        11 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Disable export of underlying data

                                          We are using SSAS Tabular as our datasource and we have issues when users try to 'Export underlying data' from the Power BI Service. The query generated to SSAS when doing this seems to include every measure from the table which in some cases is 30+ measures and sometimes from multiple tables. The query never completes and consumes nearly all resources on the SSAS server.

                                          We need to disable this option while still allowing export of summarized data.

                                          294 votes
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                                            37 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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