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  1. 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

    623 votes
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      27 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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.

      922 votes
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        34 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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

        230 votes
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          12 comments  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Hyperlink in Visuals

          You should be able to insert a hyperlink field into a visual so when a user selects on the visual, it can take them to the desired page.

          29 votes
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            5 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • PowerBI Report - Scheduling and Send by Email on specific date and time

            PowerBI Report - Scheduling and Send by Email on specific date and time for the particualr users .EX : Salary slip report should get generated on every month of 1 st date at some time for the group of employess.

            52 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  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

              135 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Report Server  ·  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.

                67 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Read Only Access to Relationship View in Thin Workbooks

                  My definition of a thin workbook is when you connect Power BI to a tabular server. This can be SSAS Tabular or the Power BI Service (golden dataset as covered here https://exceleratorbi.com.au/new-power-bi-reports-golden-dataset/)

                  When you use Power BI Desktop as a thin workbook, you cannot see the relationship view or the data view. While this makes sense (they are not editable), it means that it is very difficult for someone to write local measures. It is not possible to accurately write a local measure unless the relationships between the tables are visible.

                  Please add the relationship view so the end…

                  129 votes
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                    3 comments  ·  Other  ·  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.

                    76 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Time Zone Conversion Accounting for Daylight Savings Time (DST)

                      We need a way to display data in our local timezone accounting for daylight savings time. The data source stores the dates in UTC but we need reports to show local time. A native and easy way to do this in PowerBI would be a huge help. There are many blog posts and help articles floating around with solutions people have attempted but it's a simple issue that so many users would benefit from having solved centrally by PowerBI itself. Please consider!

                      49 votes
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                        8 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow direct access to the subfolder of the OndeDrive for Business or Personal OneDrive.

                        Through the ability to connect to a Sharepoint Folder, we can connect Power BI to the OneDrive for Business root folder. This is excellent and very important, but insufficient. Most projects require that files be organized in subfolders, to which direct access is not allowed. There are ways to do this, but they are not efficient. I suggest that the solution be enhanced to allow direct access to the subfolders located in the root folder of OneDrive For Business or even Personal OneDrive, just as you can with folders and their subfolders located in Drive C on the desktop or…

                        154 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  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.

                          1,860 votes
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                            116 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Stacked Cluster Chart custom visual

                            To introduce a Stacked Cluster Chart custom visual combining column and stacked column charts to show side by side this and last year stacked values.

                            Business Case:

                            1/ Tracking monthly YTD sales and opportunities (in a stacked column) against This Year Annual Plan Sales (as a straight line).
                            2/ Comparing monthly YTD sales and opportunities (in a stacked column) to the corresponding YTD sales and opportunity last year (in a stacked column aside to a stacked sales & opportunity column of this month) and Last Year Annual Plan Sales (as a straight line).

                            75 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • how many scheduled refresh

                              To have a report showing how many scheduled refresh by capacities.
                              In that report, we shall have different granularity from 30 mins, 1 hour, 4 hours, 12 hours, 24 hours in time. In terms of the capcity level, we wish that we can see, dataset, workspace, capacity, 3 levels. Also the owner of the refresh is important.

                              The whole idea is because if we have too many schedules happening at the same time. The capacity may not be able to handle it. But we don't have such report, so we don't know how many is happening at a particular time.…

                              28 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Button that updates datasets and dashboard

                                We'd like to have a button that you can put on your dashboard in order to trigger a dataset/dashboard refresh. That way we can always work with the latest data.
                                We have configured the scheduled update but it is not quite working out for us.
                                Thank you!

                                44 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  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.

                                  364 votes
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                                    9 comments  ·  Reports  ·  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>

                                    15 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  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.

                                      86 votes
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                                        3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Lock placement of tables in relationships pane

                                        The ability to 'lock' where tables are manually placed on the relationships pane would be very helpful. We have created a data model with security tables, secured dimensions, unsecured dimensions, and secured fact tables. When I lay out the tables in a specific way, the design is far more understandable than when placement is auto-generated. A 'lock' type of functionality to 'freeze' the table layout would be very helpful because I can more easily locate/verify (a) specific types of tables, (b) bidirectional relationships where they should be (and shouldn't be), and (c) relationship directions are accurate.

                                        225 votes
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                                          15 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  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…

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