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  1. 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.

    188 votes
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      5 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow proper printing of Dashboards and report pages

      The lay-out of printed dashboards and report pages is lost when you print the page. Proper printing functionality is still missing (may 2018). In my humble opinion this should be a priority.

      85 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • disable auto time intelligence

        Make the "Auto Time Intelligence" feature a global option that can be turned off for all subsequent PBIX files.

        64 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

          555 votes
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            25 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Hierarchy Slicer Sync

            I tested the "Sync Slicers" it's a very good option but it doesn't work with Hierarchy Slicer, it will be very important to synchronize pages of report's with hierarchical slicers like Hierarchy Slicer.

            126 votes
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              7 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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?

              346 votes
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                10 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

                776 votes
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                  37 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • PowerBI connector for Microsoft Graph

                  Add PowerBI connector for Microsoft Graph with oAuth authentication or another direct connector to Azure AD.

                  Details are described at the discussion https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Issues/Error-getting-OData-from-Microsoft-Graph-Access-to-the-resource/idi-p/430087

                  32 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  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.

                    851 votes
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                      under review  ·  19 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Publish a Power BI Roadmap

                      Currently there does not seem to be a roadmap for Power BI. This makes it very hard to plan implementations, as meetings tend to end up with someone saying "Microsoft must know this is a winning feature. I can't believe it's not on their roadmap."

                      As the person who has to turn the stakeholders dreams into a Power BI reality, this leaves me feeling uneasy, as I can name at least half a dozen must have features that we still don't have.

                      127 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Ability to pass multiple values as a filter parameter in query string

                        As of now only one parameter value can be passed in a filter using the syntax:
                        <PowerBI report URL>?filter=<Table Name 1>/<Column Name 1> eq 'Value 1' and <Table Name 2>/<Column Name 2> eq 'Value 2'

                        But we cannot pass more than one value for say <Column Name 1>

                        30 votes
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                          5 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Groups API - create readonly groups

                          We would like to be able to create groups via API in readonly mode. It is not possible to specify isReadOnly field while creating a group. IsReadOnly field is being returned on Get groups but we have no way to specify it when creating a new group. It is crucial to be able to create groups in readonly mode as we are trying to automate deployments.

                          20 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Disable visual highlighting and interactions

                            When clicking on certain elements of a visual, I can control the interaction this selection has on other visuals within the report, but I was wondering if there is the ability to completely disable the clickability of a visual? I don't want the end users to be able to click on the visual at all, so neither the selected visual or other visuals would be highlighted? Tooltips should still be viewable on hover.

                            This feature should be available for use in both service and desktop.

                            More information on the unsuccessful attempts people have made trying to achieve this with graphs/charts…

                            38 votes
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                              7 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Increase the data export row limit (30,000 rows max) in Power BI Report Server

                              The capability to export raw data from Power BI is an important function for many users.

                              Presently, the export data limits are as follows and confirmed at the community link below.

                              - Power BI Service (cloud platform): 150,000 row maximum
                              - Power BI Report Server (on-premise platform): 30,000 row maximum

                              Please increase the export limit setting on Report Server to match that of Service. Better yet, increase them both to a much higher limit as requested by others in separate idea posts.

                              http://community.powerbi.com/t5/Report-Server/What-is-the-Export-data-row-count-limit-for-Power-BI-Report/m-p/343951

                              199 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Export PowerBI Desktop report to pdf, word, powerpoint

                                Export PowerBI Desktop report to pdf, word, powerpoint

                                119 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Filters functionality in landscape mode for Mobile Power BI

                                  Right now, by design, we cannot use the filter functionality when we are in landscape mode in the mobile app, in order we can use the report/page filters

                                  Please add this functionality in a way we can use it as in vertical (portrait) mode

                                  Thanks

                                  I tested for iOS or Android and it doesn't work in both... this is by design? Or maybe I'm doing a wrong configuration of the PBIX file?

                                  Thanks for your comments,

                                  Mauro

                                  17 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  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

                                    269 votes
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                                      14 comments  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Export Power BI visual matrix to Excel, without the data being tabulated vertically.

                                      I want a way to export a visual matrix (already assembled in my Power BI report) and take it to excel, without the data being tabulated vertically.

                                      38 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  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.

                                        995 votes
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                                          39 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • show the content packs and app shared across other Tenants

                                          show app shared across other Tenants

                                          14 votes
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