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  1. Connect to Dataflows from Excel's Power Query

    Please allow the connection to Dataflows' entities from Excel's Power Query.
    There are many cases when customers use Excel and not Power BI. But Dataflows can make the refresh process much faster for them.
    Thanks

    473 votes
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    29 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Measure-driven DataLabels

    We need to be able to label specific data points with dynamically generated values (including text). Use cases include:
    * Labeling the first or last point of line charts with values
    * Labeling the last point of series in a line chart with the series name, to directly inform the user which series is which, rather than have them constantly move their eyes between a legend and the many series on a graph.
    * Labeling particular values of interest, to aid storytelling.

    These things are bulk-standard features of good dashboard design, and are essential in order to design optimal user-friendly…

    96 votes
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  3. Create model KPIs in Power BI Desktop

    KPIs can be defined in the Analysis Services model hosted by Power BI, but there's no UI to create them in Power BI Desktop.

    The icon sets feature (https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-july-2019-feature-summary/#iconSets) lets you define indicators with logic in the visual itself, but having that logic centrally defined in a model KPI lets you re-use it across visuals and even reports.

    233 votes
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  4. Dataflow refresh fails if the underlying datasource have date field

    Dataflow refresh fails if the underlying data source have date field. Currently the workaround is to convert the datatype to datetime to make it work.

    47 votes
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  5. Url parameter (pageName) to specify page of PowerBI Report in PBI RS

    In Power BI Report server (on-prem) it would be nice, if we were able to specify the landing page of a PowerBI report using an url-parameter, in the same way as it is possible in the service using ?pageName=Page2

    90 votes
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  6. Analyze which visuals are used across your organization from an admin perspective

    It would be very useful to have an admin overview to see which visuals are used in reports across your organization. Especially for custom visuals to see if these visuals are certified, uncertified or organizational allowed visuals.

    These insights can be used from an admin perspective to analyze the impact before disabling custom visuals on tenant level.

    42 votes
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  7. Integrate Charticulator into Power BI Desktop

    Would be awesome to have Charticulator as a visual option within desktop. Similar to PowerQuery in desktop I could see an option which allows more free form visual building.

    65 votes
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  8. Format Strings don't work on a SSAS Model with Calculation Group(s)

    AAS recently implemented Calculation Groups with big fanfare.

    However any SSAS / AAS Cube that has any users using Power BI in Live Connect mode cannot add this feature to their cube. I would be willing to bet this is > 95% of all Microsofts Cube customers.

    The problem is that any graphical visual (i.e. not table/matrix/card) will not honour any format string (static or dynamic).

    This means that any simple measure that shows a % will show as a decimal 0.01 instead of 1%.

    This is such a jarring issue for users it means that we cannot use the…

    38 votes
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  9. Ability to display all type of data details in tooltip or tooltip page for Stacked/Clustered Bar/Column Charts

    The default tooltip only shows one type of data details when the bar/column is browsed, as well as tooltip page with Keep all filters toggle on. It will be difficult to read when each type of data is very narrow in the bar/column. It will be great to have a feature which tooltip or tooltip page is able to show all type of data details of the bar/column which is browsed.

    46 votes
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  10. Visibilty (Hide an Item)

    Develop an item formatting property which allows to set the visibility of a report item when you want to conditionally hide the item based on a report parameter or some other expression that you specify (also DAX expressions).

    You can develop this incrementally starting from visuals, then text boxes, then shapes and buttons....

    If you want to go the extra mile, you can also develop a functionality that allows the final user to toggle the visibility of report items.

    For more information and since it was an available and really useful capability see "Add an Expand or Collapse Action to…

    672 votes
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  11. Add Quick Access Toolbar to new Ribbon, or at least Save/Undo/Redo

    The new ribbon introduced as a preview in the Nov 2019 release is really good, but it got rid of the Quick Access Toolbar that gave us persistent access to the Save, Undo, and Redo buttons no matter what ribbon was showing.

    Now, there is no save button, and Undo/Redo are in the Home ribbon only, so you cannot access them with the mouse from the View, Modeling, or other ribbons.

    74 votes
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  12. Allow Pro Users to Publish RDL files from Report Builder

    The current version of the report builder can only be published by premium capacity accounts. It would be awesome to include this feature for pro users as well and allow us to add paginated reports to our apps we develop. We have a flat organizational structure and tend to use power BI for clients. We all have pro licenses but there is not much sense to buy premium capacity at this time. However, having this feature would be a huge benefit to everyone using power bi under pro accounts.

    216 votes
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  13. Allow subscriptions to personal bookmarks

    Please add the ability to subscribe to personal bookmarks. The "Subscribe" feature currently sends a snapshot of the default view with no ability to customize filters in the subscription.

    The recent addition of personal bookmarks allows our users to customize reports as needed, and they have been asking for a way to get these personalized bookmark views sent by email. If you could extend the personal bookmarks to the subscription options that would be very helpful.

    318 votes
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  14. Migrate V1 Workspace to V2

    There are many features that are not available on V1 Workspace.
    When can we get to migrate the existing V1 Workspaces to V2?

    89 votes
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  15. Service outage email updates.

    I have seen multiple requests for help on receiving service outage updates by regions so I am creating an idea. Users need to be able to receive automated notifications of Power BI Service outages based on their regions without having to manually navigate to this page: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/support/

    41 votes
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  16. Provide enterprise gateway support for power bi python scripting

    Provide enterprise gateway support for python scripting - currently only personal gateways are supported

    222 votes
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  17. Update Zendesk Beta Plugin to support new Zendesk API changes

    Hi,

    I cannot get data from Zendesk using the Power BI Zendesk Beta plugin anymore, because Zendesk has changed their API, and Power BI will have to make some adjustments for it to work. It's mentioned here: https://develop.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360022563994--BREAKING-New-Search-API-Result-Limits?fl...

    If this isn't updated, we will continue to receive this error when refreshing "OLE DB or ODBC error: [DataSource.Error] Web.Contents failed to get contents from 'https://jssi.zendesk.com/api/v2/search.json?page=11&query=type%3Aticket' (422): Unprocessable Entity"


    1. Will Microsoft Power BI be creating an update to the Zendesk beta plugin to address this in the near future?


    2. Is there a work around we can use in the…

    65 votes
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  18. Override Branding at the App Workspace level

    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-custom-branding-for-your-organization/#comment-4586143757
    For custom branding to work for enterprise clients with complex branding requirements, enable branding override at the app workspace level.

    97 votes
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  19. Publish dataset only

    It would be easier to maintain a shared dataset and apply changes (aka publish new and overwrite) to it. If an organization uses one shared dataset for multiple reports relying on it publishing it without a mock/fake report just to be able to publish would be great!

    22 votes
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  20. Subscription for Power BI reports from Report Server

    I know this idea was recently (April 2019) shot down by Microsoft, even with over 2,000 votes in favor of it, but I'm bringing it up again. The simple fact is, we are bound by regulations that keep us from using the cloud service, so the on-premise Power BI Report Server is our only option for widespread report distribution. Paginated reports on PBIRS can be subscribed to, which makes the inability to add Power BI reports to subscriptions even more frustrating. This lack of support severely limits our ability to grow acceptance for the platform. I ask that you please…

    83 votes
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