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  1. R Script in Power BI Report Server

    Enable R Script in Power BI Report Server - In the manufacturing environment quality tools are essential, specific S.P.C. (Statistical Process Control). So, for example Quality Control Charts library help us with statistical data analysis in Power BI Desktop, but in Report Services R Script is not enabled. This is an incredible opportunity to delivery assertive information to data customers make their quick decisions based on Power BI RS. In the other post R Visual is not planned, but think fondly in this possibility!

    115 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Organization Approved Themes

      Now that themes are out of preview and the Product Team has included themes in the Desktop tool the next thing to add to this is to have a section for organization approved themes. Since many companies have branding guidelines this would be an easy way for admins to load these themes and allow end users to pick from them to create consistency.

      152 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Published date

        Every report and dashboard pages should have a column for Date Published, modified and by who just like in Windows

        207 votes
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          6 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Subscribe others to emails for reports or dashboards that have RLS

          Power BI now allows users to subscribe others to emails for reports and dashboards. However, if RLS is applied to the dataset this is not possible. This idea will remove this restriction.

          280 votes
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            19 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Send refresh failure notification email to me for a failed dataflow scheduled refresh

            Currently there is no notification option for failed dataflows when they are scheduled to be refreshed.

            If it would be possible to have the same email notification that is currently available for dataset refreshes?

            84 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Teradata Connector: New (Improved) Connector To Eliminate Duplicate Query to Teradata when Refreshing Native Database SQL Code Based Query

              When executing queries with Native Database Queries (with User written / supplied SQL code), Power BI will EXECUTE the same, full length, SQL-based query TWICE against Teradata. This puts extra burden on the Teradata system's resources (CPU, Memory, I/O, etc.) and utilization. When large volume of Power BI reports are deployed and have regularly scheduled refreshes against Teradata, the overhead of performing duplicate queries would cause the company to have to upgrade the Teradata system sooner than if the SQL-based queries were to execute more efficiently.

              The request is for a new (improved) Teradata Connector to be developed to address…

              60 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  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

                1,152 votes
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                  53 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

                  274 votes
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                    10 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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.

                    429 votes
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                      8 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Python on Scheduled Refresh

                      On PowerBi Desktop we can get data using Python Scripts, but after published we can't schedule a refresh data for this connection. The PowerBI returns:
                      "Query contains unknown funtion name: Python.Execute."
                      It would be better if all features on desktop would work on web too.

                      102 votes
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                        11 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Export to PDF via Power BI Embedded API

                        The export to PDF feature of Power BI Desktop is awesome. Could we have this PDF support option via the embedded API to generate PDFs into a network location? Say, an UNC path. This would be fantastic for bespoke applications!

                        116 votes
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                          6 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  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.

                          2,265 votes
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                            170 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

                            1,052 votes
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                              under review  ·  24 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Dataflows Direct Query

                              Dataflows would be really useful if you could connect to them via DirectQuery. This would mean that we could query enormous dataflows that are not practical to load to the Data model and can make aggregate dataflows that we load to the Data model.

                              Unsure if this is possible with the architecture of a Dataflow, but it could be quite handy if it is possible.

                              51 votes
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                                under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Dataflows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Compare two Queries - Columns

                                I would like to have the ability to do a "compare tables" or "compare queries" option.

                                I understand that there are visuals/queries I can build to compare the DATA within two separate queries but I want to compare the two queries. I want to know how many columns are in TableA versus how many are in TableB and which column names are different from each other. When I have two tables with 150 columns (give or take) and they are allegedly a copy of each other I want to be able to confirm that all 150 in columns in TableA…

                                75 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Change order of filters in filter pane

                                  I love the new filter experience, much better. It would be great if the filters in the filter pane could be ordered by the author.
                                  At times there are filters that have a natural hierarchy (Region/Plant; Manager/Employee) and presenting them in the wrong sequence causes the users to become confused.

                                  47 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • copy data to clipboard

                                    Copy Data to Clipboard should be a simple right-click context menu capability --- as it has been in Tableau for years. Often, user wants data being displayed without going through export to CSV and import into Excel. Just simple copy-paste of data out of visual to clipboard to ... whatever intended ... is extremely useful.

                                    392 votes
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                                      11 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  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…

                                      306 votes
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                                        5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

                                        302 votes
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                                          19 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Rename publish to web

                                          The publish to web feature, while useful, leads to confusion around those new to platform and possibly non native English speakers. The terminology "publish to web" can be confused by instructions to publish report from desktop to web service, which is fine. Publish to web exposes sensitive business data if author is not careful. While there is a secure option that will be coming soon, I propose renaming the feature to "Publish to Public". The term public is a bit clearer as to the audience. Alternative option could be "publish to public web", just something to allow users/businesses to clearly…

                                          33 votes
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