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  1. SAP BW Characteristics (Dimensions) Attributes not showing up in Power BI (SAP Business Warehouse Connector)

    Hello Team,
    Currently we are unable to select the BW Characteristics Attributes to be used in Power BI.

    Please help to provide this feature. Some of the related posts are...
    https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/SAP-BW-Attributes-not-showing-up-in-Power-BI-SAP-Business/td-p/50930

    6 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ability to be able to rename column or row headings in a table or matrix.

      Allow column headings and row headings to be renamed.

      6 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Adjust grid size

        Add the ability to control the size of the grid in Power BI.

        It's great to have snap-to-grid functionality and gridlines in Power BI Desktop. However, I haven't used this feature much because the standard grid size is not useful for my particular reports. I need the ability to change the size of the grid to make it more/less dense depending on my scenario.

        5 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Dynamic tile content

          We have some reports that needs to be commented by the analytics group weekly. However, this means that the text boxes with comments needs to be removed and re-pinned to the dashboard every week. It would be of great value if there was an option to create dynamic tiles that read the current/latest content from the report rather than the content at the time of pinning.

          10 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Conditional Dimensions

            Qlik supports conditional dimensions. For example, the user can click a dropdown on top of the first column in a table and select another field. This binds the first column of the table to the selected field. So, instead of having a bunch of tables to show sales by product category, product, customer type, etc., there is just one table that can be dynamically rebound. In Power BI, this can be supported by allowing expression-based fields in the areas when configuring the visualization.

            10 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Paid Power BI Desktop pro

              We want a paid non throttled Power BI Desktop Pro edition
              With the following features
              1- Printing.
              2- Official support for analyse in Excel: only in a local Computer.
              3-Capability to generate a password protected pbix file, any PowerBI desktop user can open the file, but they can see only the reports not the data model, only a pro user with the correct password can unlock the file, so at least we can use pbix as a way to securely share reports.

              That’s all, Microsoft can make it as a subscription product, I think there is a market for that,…

              26 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Map dot/bubble sizes should scale properly (with zero= a tiny dot)

                The minimum dot/bubble size in maps is too big and as a result visualisations are misleading as dots representing very different values can appear the same size (as discussed in the forum under "desktop-Map point sizes almost all the same" where some examples are posted). The obvious answer is for zero values to be represented by single points (with maybe an option for zeros not to be plotted at all)? (I’ve posted this here so people can vote for this to get sorted)

                5 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Date Formats in Power BI

                  Hi All,

                  Can we have a date format like MMM YYYY . I need to have month in the shorten format. If the month is in MMMM format is looks cluttered on mobile version of the dashboard.

                  6 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Integration to survey monkey

                    Surrey monkey is used considerably in market research and would be a great addition to power bi

                    10 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Power BI “enterprise” service

                      Background
                      I have several dashboards with Pro content. These dashboards are however not accessible to my customers since they may not have Pro licenses or could not signed to Power BI service. This is a very big problem for me. I am willing to buy Pro licenses to my customers but it doesn’t work.
                      The only way for me seems to be Power BI embedded. I have in fact read much on that in web. The conclusion is simply – too difficult! Why I need embedded?

                      Idea – Power BI “enterprise” service
                      The “enterprise” service is, in the beginning, a…

                      2 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Office 365 Audit Log Connector

                        Provide a Connector to the Office 365 Audit Log. While you can download the data into a CSV and then upload into Power BI, it would seem make sense that we should be able to take advantage of the Power BI functionality directly to analyze the Office 365 Audit Logs.

                        10 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Drill navigation by mouse

                          I understand the need for having two different ways of navigating down a drill path, but the need to click an extra button for this takes away from the experience. A simple addition (I think) would be to navigate using solely the mouse

                          Single click: same as now, see other panes in the report change based on clicked value

                          Double click: zoom into the graph to a lower level of detail (previously click on drill button, then click on chart)

                          Right click: zoom out from the graph to a high level of detail

                          40 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • New Matrix Visual (March, 2017 Release) Total Row

                            The new matrix visual, currently in preview, does not seem to display the total row. I've tried turning it on and off through the "Subtotal" option in the formatting controls, but cannot get it to display. The previous matrix visual seems to be working fine.

                            9 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add Legend on Table View and Matrix View

                              Allow adding legend to table view and matrix view. The legend could be a dimension, calculated columns, or a measure. For dimensions and calculated columns, allow discrete colors. For measures, allow gradient colors.

                              19 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Datset as a Data Source

                                Add the ability to consume a Dataset from PowerBI service via the Desktop. This would allow reports to be built using the Desktop vs having to login to the Service, but mostly it allows centralization of Data etc.

                                Other features this would provide is the ability to add calcs and join other data with a Dataset or join multiple Datasets together.

                                This relates to the following other ideas:

                                https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/7093112-updatable-pbix-xlsx-datasets

                                https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/13478433-dataset-desktop

                                https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/11081736-avoid-redundancy-of-datasets-same-source-2-data

                                14 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • AtScale connector

                                  My client intends to use AtScale as an OLAP semantic layer for a data lake. The ideal use-case would be to have Direct Connect capability to the AtScale cubes. Would be great to see a connector for this platform.

                                  7 votes
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                                    4 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Direct Query for DocumentDB

                                    Please add support for Direct Query to DocumentDB.

                                    We host PowerBI in embedded mode and have a large set of data to visualize that cannot be imported due to the size of the data set and the update requirements (freshness) from the customer.

                                    Thank you.

                                    51 votes
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                                      4 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Support refresh from the web when running code/script (Power Query, SQL, R...) from a text file

                                      When you deploy multiple dashboards that use the same script/code (whether it data transformation in Power Query (M), a SQL statement or an R code), it is efficient to put one code in a text file, and query against the file, rather then copy/pasting the code every time you make a change.

                                      Here is an example of a workaround: https://blog.crossjoin.co.uk/2014/02/04/loading-power-query-m-code-from-text-files/

                                      The problem is that now you can't schedule a refresh from the web: Power BI throws an error
                                      "You can't schedule refresh for this dataset because one or more sources currently don't support refresh."

                                      Can you make such approach acceptable…

                                      10 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Load data from Office 365 Planner to PowerBI

                                        Create an a connection withrowgh Office 365 Planner and Power Bi.

                                        87 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Redshift Connector in Power BI Service and Data Gateway

                                          Redshift Connector in Power BI Service and Data Gateway really needs to be available soon. Although the release in July enabled Redshift as a Data Source in Power BI Desktop, there is still no update on when this will work in Power BI Service. We now have a strong need to allow for this connection to work in Power BI Service. This must work in Direct Query mode. In addition we should be able to Import Data into the Model and use Data Gateway to Refresh in Power BI Service. That way we can take advantage of the DAX functionality. …

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