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  1. Please FIX/REVIEW your recent changes to the PRO licensing pricing structure

    Power BI Team,

    Your recent changes/fixes to PRO licensing pricing has caused widespread concern and discussion amongst the community. This is due to Microsoft no longer allowing end users/consumers to access Power BI workgroup reports & dashboards. Reports were suddenly inaccessible in organisations that had built Power BI frameworks over the past 2 years. Your new structure now forces these companies to purchase PRO licenses for ALL users regardless of whether they use it or not.

    Unfortunately, Power BI is now the most expensive BI product for large organisations, whom I believe are your primary customers.

    The community has not…

    81 votes
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      7 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support dashboards in Power BI Report Server

      Please add support for Power BI Dashboards to Power BI Report Server.

      33 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Thanks for sharing this idea! As its name suggests, Power BI Report Server focuses on Power BI reports (the artifacts you create in Power BI Desktop). Nonetheless, we’re always interested in hearing your feedback, so if you’d like to see the Power BI service’s “dashboards” feature in Power BI Report Server, vote here. Even better, post a comment and share a little more about why. Looking forward to the discussion!

      • Maintain dashboard/report usage metrics data for >90 days

        The currently released usage metrics feature only keeps data for 90 days. Please increase the data retention period.

        FYI: the documentation for the usage metrics feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-service-usage-metrics/

        26 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Pivot tables and breakdown trees

          The current version of Power BI visualsation framework does not support access to the previous levels in a drill-down. I.e. you only get access to the current level when rendering. That makes it very hard to develop visualizations such as pivot tables or breakdown trees. Make this possible and I would gladly submit a stable version of my Breakdown Trees :).

          2,923 votes
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            111 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            We released a preview of a new matrix visual with today Power BI Desktop release. This new matrix can be used as a source of cross-highlighting, has a stepped layout, can be drilled in to /out of hierarchies, and has performance updates.

            You can read all about it in our blog post: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-march-feature-summary/#matrix

            During the preview we will be adding even more new features, so keep watch each month for more improvements and let us know in comments what else you’d like to see.

          • Remember Filters I set on Reports!

            We have a number of different business parts and all our reports are built generically so that you can change the area you are interested in by filter.

            Each person is generally only interested in one specific part. However every time each user returns to the report they have to re set the filter they are interested in.

            The only way we can give users a friction-less experience is to duplicate reports where the only difference is the default filter, which is obviously ridiculous.

            So please add a feature to remember the last filter that was set by each user…

            69 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

              14 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Subscribe to email snapshots of reports in *specific filter/slicer states*

                Extend the email subscriptions feature, currently in public preview, to include support for email snapshots of reports in specific filter/slicer states.

                More information about the feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-email-subscriptions-in-power-bi-stay-informed-when-it-matters/

                213 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hey all – we’re looking into how best to tackle this and other filter/slicer-related functionality.

                  We’ve put together a short survey to better understand different use cases and what improvements would make the experience better.  If you have a few moments, the survey takes about 10 minutes to complete.  We appreciate your feedback!

                  https://aka.ms/x998cx

                • Print (or) Save as Pdf option for each individual report and Save whole report as PDF

                  We can save the whole report as Pdf for the data displayed in tables with conditional formatting.

                  46 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Dataset usage metrics for content creators

                    Improve the usage metrics feature for content creators by exposing information about datasets - e.g. how many reports/dashboards are built on it, performance statistics, refresh reliability, etc.

                    FYI: here is the documentation for the currently released usage metrics feature:
                    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-service-usage-metrics/

                    22 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Apply the same filter across multiple pages

                      I have a report that requires more than one page in the mobile view. The problem is both pages should reflect the same filters. I do not expect users to select the same filters again and again; the filters should be selected on the first page and apply to all subsequent pages.

                      This idea was previously posted under the heading "Make filters that can apply across all pages in a report". However, it will not longer accept votes as it is marked as completed. Is an option available to apply page level filters from the report/dashboard to subsequent pages?

                      75 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Power BI: implementing an option for choosing ”ALL” in a “Slicer” filter in Power BI

                        For our corporate reporting purposes we need you to implement an option for choosing ”ALL” in a “Slicer” filter in Power BI.
                        Practical clarification: select all is possible within Page level filter, visual level filter… but the issue is when we need to select all vouchers for a specific account and then also see all underlying accounts for several vouchers; then this is not working – because when I select “Select all” for the visual level filter and then take away the filter for instance for account X – all vouchers will be displayed, i.e. not only the ones where…

                        16 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Updating only new data from the folder

                          The folder stores the history of sales. The total amount of data is more than 1GB, and continues to grow. There is no need to constantly update the history, only updating of new data is necessary.

                          Sorry for my bad english

                          18 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow redirecting report to another PowerBI service

                            In order to test the implications of modifications on master reports, we would like to redirect copies of the client reports to a modified version of the master report (PowerBi Service). This would also allow setting up TEST and PROD workspaces with the appropriate security level: admins can read/write to prod and test, reports designers can read from prod and read/write to test. And finally, it would allow to redirect client reports to another copy of the master report, should the original be deleted by mistake.

                            16 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Custom 'From:' address for Report Subscription emails

                              The ability to enter a customized 'From:' address would allow recipients of the report subscription email to reply to a specified email group that can handle questions and inquiries related to the report or data.

                              Currently, there is a default address which cannot be changed to my knowledge.

                              http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Service/report-subscription-email/m-p/165408/highlight/false#M22985

                              35 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • ODC equivalent for Power BI Desktop

                                Office data connection (odc) files allow end users to quickly and easily launch , create a pivot table connected directly to a specified data source. I propose a Power BI data connection (PDC) file that had similar behavior. This would allow easy publishing access to data sources in enterprises so end users that wish to author custom reports against data sources don't need to jump through multiple steps to access data source. The PDC file would launch desktop tool and connect directly to configured data source in one step.

                                75 votes
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                                  4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Advanced Gantt Chart

                                  The current Gantt Chart in the Custom Visuals Office Store is a step in the right direction, but unfortunately it is pretty much useless in it's current state.

                                  Please add an Advanced Gantt Chart for proper project management (multiple projects with multiple activities).

                                  - Add Milestones on top of the Activity Bars based on a data column (and preferably multiple types of Milestone icons)

                                  - Ability to chose size of the bars (the ones we have now are huge)

                                  - Ability to expand/collapse a group of Activities (preferably grouped by project or category)

                                  - Let report viewers decide the scale…

                                  12 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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)

                                    36 votes
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                                      5 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Power BI Embedded - Connection to Analysis Services Tabular

                                      Please provide the ability to connect to Analysis Services (Tabular) from Power BI Embedded

                                      140 votes
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                                        5 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  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.

                                        9 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • create multiple apps from same workspace

                                          create multiple apps from same workspace infect from same Dataset without replicating the dataset multiple times.
                                          only option we have now is to update the app and only one app per workspace can be created which a kind of restrict the workspace usability.
                                          If we can create multiple apps share it with different users without creating multiple workspace ... means same dataset no dataset replication, will save the storage as well.

                                          14 votes
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                                            3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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