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  1. Measure Management & DAX Editor

    Anyone who uses PowerBI long enough has had a PBIX with 50-60 measures and it has become time consuming and tedious to mantain. In Excel you can do a quick find/replace to edit several formulas - in PowerBI you need to select each one individually. An "excel-like" interface for editing measures would save a lot of time! This would take PowerBI to the next level regarding productivity. I've prepared a mockup for this as well as a DAX Editor. Let me know what you think.

    Mockup: https://i.imgur.com/z6TBOQb.png?1

    1,102 votes
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      31 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow visual header control per visual

      The March 2018 update introduced visual header control at the report level.

      Since this is currently an 'all-or-nothing' feature, please evolve this so we can control visual headers on a per visual basis.

      298 votes
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        15 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Export Report Server Power BI report to PDF

        Please add the capability to export Report Server PowerBI reports to formats like pdf, word, powerpoint. Some of this functionality exists in the service but please add it to Report Server.

        1,257 votes
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          37 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • New functionality "Sync Slicers" in Custom Visual visualizations.

          I tested the "Sync Slicers" new functionality and it's a very good option but it doesn't work with a Custom Visual, for example, Chiclet Slicer. Chiclet Slicer is a Custom Visual visualizations widely used and it will be very important that this new functionality work in it well.

          322 votes
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            16 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add Report Page Tooltips to Publish to Web

            Report Page Tooltips added in Mar 2018 is a fantastic feature, however they don't appear when a report is shared using the "Publish to Web" functionality.

            Apart from the fact, it's not included as a limitation in the documentation, it's a real shame not to be able to use this feature in publicly available reports.

            185 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Page level audit log

              Anyone who uses Power BI and audits its logs will only be able to audit until dashboard level. The idea is to increase the level of detail to page level so that you can know which pages are beeing visited the most/least and by which users. This new information will enable you to modify your dashborads accordingly, enhance them and much more.

              164 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Report page tooltip on all objects

                New report page tooltip preview feature in the March update is great.

                Would be nice if we had the option of adding this tooltip to visuals that previously didn't have a tooltip.

                For example, I have a card visual. I'd like users to get one of these mini report pages pop-up when they hover over it but as this visual doesn't have a tooltip it can't be used.

                Would be great if we can do this on other things like shapes and text boxes as well.

                158 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Row based filter at Page level

                  Stealing this from Tobias Owen on the Feature Summary Blog

                  The ability to hide pages is brilliant, thank you! Is it possible to apply Row-Level Security to whole pages so that they can be dynamically hidden for some users but not for others?

                  289 votes
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                    5 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Improve Relationship Drag and Drop Experience

                    In Power Pivot for Excel, when you drag and drop columns to create relationships, there experience is:
                    1. Click and drag source column
                    2. Hover over destination table
                    3. The receiving column on the destination table is highlighted to indicate which column will receive the join.

                    In Power BI Desktop, item 3 above is missing. It makes it ambiguous how the join will be made (and a poor user experience). Please add a visual confirmation to the user which column will receive the join during drag and drop.

                    177 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Export to PowerPoint with individual image elements

                      Currently, the Export to PowerPoint feature exports one image file per report. Update the Export to PowerPoint feature to support exporting an image per report visual instead.

                      356 votes
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                        19 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Personalized Bookmarks

                        The current bookmarking feature requires report creators to define bookmarks. Ideally, users would be able to save personalized bookmarks (similar to web browser) in addition to the author's pre-defined bookmarks.

                        For example, I might have a project management report or sales by stores. Each user of the report may have their own set of projects or stores that they want to quickly navigate between. These are relevant to the current users and not other users of the reports.

                        808 votes
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                          32 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Totals in stacked column charts

                          During several presentations I get questions regarding the total of stacked columns. In the current situation you can select to label all the parts of the stacked column but no grand total. I would like to see the option to add a label to the Visuals which shows the total of the stacked column (this counts for values only). Ideally this total would deviate together with the drilldowns you select, so it stays interactive whatever filters you select or subsets you create on your dashboard.

                          546 votes
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                            13 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Drill through that considers slicer/filter context of a parent visual

                            The current drill through capability does not appear to consider an active filter/slicer value for a visual unless the dimension being filtered is included in the parent visual. I think it would be helpful if it did.

                            For example; a table of customers subject to a slicer for specific stores should pass on both the customer and store values if these dimensions are both listed as drill through filters.

                            1,007 votes
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                              43 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • IntelliSense Should Use Best Practice Column and Measure Naming Conventions

                              There is a clearly defined and accepted best practice for referencing columns and measures in the DAX language.

                              1. Column names should ALWAYS reference the table name.
                              TableName[Column Name]
                              2. Measures should NEVER reference the table name.
                              [Measure Name]

                              This is a fundamental concept accepted by everyone with knowledge of the DAX language (everyone I know anyway).

                              IntelliSense in DAX sometimes follows this convention and sometimes it does not. I have created a short video (40 seconds) showing 3 examples. https://youtu.be/CvaRhKrnHRk

                              There are other places where column names are appended to measure names too, such as inside Quick Measures, and…

                              61 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • R visuals in Report Server

                                I think it will be great if report server can support custom R visualization for more data insight!

                                596 votes
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                                  29 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • "Apply slicers to all pages of a report" needs to include custom visuals

                                  In the "Allows Slicers to apply to all Pages of a Report" request, Microsoft resolved the issue only for built in slicers. Need this functionality to work for ALL slicers, both built in and custom.

                                  109 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Consecutive Drilling in Reports

                                    For example, if I have multiple graphs with the Drill mode on, and I drill down 1 of them, I need the other graphs to drill down as well. Not just get filtered.

                                    Please if there is an existing idea for this, let me know!

                                    Thanks

                                    175 votes
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                                      5 comments  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • DAX Query Language Visual

                                      I see big value in creating a visual that can display the results of a DAX query. One way this could be deployed is a follows.
                                      * Add the new visual to the report canvas
                                      * Write a DAX query that returns a table (of course) and add this to the visual
                                      * The visual would respect any cross filtering coming from the report just like any other visual.

                                      This would give report writers very granular control to display records without having to use a table visual and a measure that triggers the display of the correct records.

                                      420 votes
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                                        9 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Conditional Formatting for Text

                                        It would be great to conditional format a table and/or a matrix based on the cell text, not only numbers

                                        379 votes
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                                          17 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Python Script in Power BI

                                          It's great that Power BI already has the capability to run R scripts for data transformation. It would be even better if we could run Python script.

                                          1,598 votes
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