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  1. Export PowerBI Desktop report to pdf, word, powerpoint

    Export PowerBI Desktop report to pdf, word, powerpoint

    55 votes
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      3 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.

      23 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Metal Band default entity for CDS-A

        Within the CDS-A default Entities, we should have a default item of "Metal Band"

        18 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Folders for tables

          The ability to group tables into folders / by type for navigation would make the UI much more user friendly & less intimating.

          For example you may have 10 relationship dim tables defining aspects of the risk & 10 others defining aggregated reporting buckets. At present these would appear as a list of 20 separate tables in the UI whereas the ability to put them in 'folders' (like Risk Analysis & Risk Aggregation in this instance) would make a much cleaner UI. Large models with lots of items quickly look clunky.

          16 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Dynamic row-level security for Power BI Report Server

            Power BI Desktop (optimized for Report Server) allows you to define roles with DAX filters. However, when reports are published to the Report Server, there is no way to assign these roles to specific users/groups, so we can't yet implement row-level security on the Report Server. It would be great it Report Server was able to support dynamic row-level security similar to the Power BI Service.

            725 votes
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              41 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              planned  ·  Riccardo Muti responded

              Thanks for your feedback! Here’s a quick update.

              You can implement RLS at a couple of different layers:

              1. Within your data source. Some data sources, such as SQL Server database (2016+) and Analysis Services, have built-in support for RLS. Then, when you connect from Power BI Desktop in DirectQuery mode, you’ll see only the data you’re allowed to see. The same does work in Power BI Report Server if you configure it to delegate (Kerberos Constrained Delegation) or impersonate (“Log in using these credentials, but then try to impersonate…” checkbox) the user viewing the report.

              2. Within your Power BI report. You can define the roles and filters in Power BI Desktop, but can’t yet assign users/groups to these roles in Power BI Report Server. Rest assured we plan to address this gap as soon as we can. We don’t yet have a timeframe to share, but can…

            • 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

              8 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  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.

                13 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow Third Party Reporting applications to connect to PowerBI.com Datasets (e.g. Tableau, Qlik...)

                  For organizations that are heavily invested or are planning to invest in Microsoft Services (Azure, Office 365, Power BI...)...

                  There is often a group of users who are using Third Party tools for visualization (Tableau, Qlik etc.).

                  It would really strengthen the case for Microsoft if PowerBI.com allowed these 3rd Party tools to connect to it's datasets.

                  This would ease the discussion around adoption of Microsoft technology (without the need to necessarily give up on all other tools used).

                  This way, Microsoft Power BI models can be the single sourse of truth, which can power the reporting in various tools…

                  12 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Activity Monitor Enterprise Gateway

                    It would be very interesting to have the option to see the activity carried out through the gateway in the Power BI service, so that it can be seen in a simple way, the actions of updating the data sets that has been carried out from a gateway / connection, by way of the update history of the data sets but from the administration of the gateway.

                    Regards

                    14 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Latest date as anchor date for relative date slicer

                      Avatar, Alaeddin

                      I hope that you add the ability to add a measure as the anchor date for relative date slicer, it'd be really useful if you wanna set the anchor date as the latest date of your data which can change overtime.

                      86 votes
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                        7 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Maintain state of button when selected

                        Maintain the state of a Button when it is selected to show the user that the button has been pressed. Currently, when the Button is selected, it only briefly changes state and then returns to default.

                        For example, when the button is pressed and it is designated to fill grey when selected, the Buttons fill only momentarily turns grey, and then returns to default. The state of the selected formatting should remain when the Button is pressed.

                        23 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Sync Drill-through page filters

                          Scenario: I have an "Overview" page and 2 other pages with drill-through filters enabled ("Customer performance" and "Customer history"). End users want to be able to drill through from the Sales Overview to the Customer performance page and then just open the "Customer history" page and keep the same drill-through filter.

                          43 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Data Profiling

                            Data Profiling similar to what is offered in tools like Talend Data Preparation Tool. You can select a column for example and it gives you quick insights on (Invalid data, empty rows, summary statistics on the column, a frequency distribution of all value sin the column, if the column is an integer data field it will give a nice box plot summarizing the data distribution)

                            39 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Data Preparation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Table Slicer!

                              The standard/built in Slicer allows you to only have one field. It would be great to have a table slicer that can display many fields. When you click on a row in the table slicer, it would filter the by one field that you nominate in the visualisation properties pane.

                              The benefit of a table slicer is to be able to display additional information that may be useful for the user to know before they apply the filter.

                              A simple example - If I wanted a slicer to select one or more Employees, it would need to be based on…

                              8 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Bookmark groups

                                The new bookmark feature looks great. Would be useful if you could have collections of bookmarks for the presentation mode. For example, we have multiple clients that we provide campaign analysis for. It would be useful to use the same base report for these presentations but with the ability to create a group of bookmarks that are specific to that presentation. That way only one report can be used for every presentation and multiple users could have their own set of bookmarks to view a report in the ways that they specifically care about.

                                332 votes
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                                  10 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Disable welcome messages when logging in as free user to Power BI Service

                                  Disable daily appearing welcome messages such as 'You already have an account', 'Almost ready' and 'Invite more people' when free users part of a premium license log in to Power BI Service.

                                  23 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Disable export of underlying data

                                    We are using SSAS Tabular as our datasource and we have issues when users try to 'Export underlying data' from the Power BI Service. The query generated to SSAS when doing this seems to include every measure from the table which in some cases is 30+ measures and sometimes from multiple tables. The query never completes and consumes nearly all resources on the SSAS server.

                                    We need to disable this option while still allowing export of summarized data.

                                    178 votes
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                                      22 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Live reference for functionality difference between Cloud Service & Desktop

                                      It would be very helpful to have a (frequently updated or "living") specification document revealing the back-end variances between the Desktop and the Cloud Service. This would allow us to proactively plan for errors in the Cloud Service that surprise users because everything worked fine in the Desktop.

                                      For example, we recently worked with a Microsoft support engineer on a Dataset that was failing to refresh in the Cloud Service, even though it worked fine in Desktop and at the source. We learned that the cause of the obscure "Not a legal OleAut date” error was due to the code…

                                      29 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • full screen in desktop mode

                                        Enable full-screen mode when working on power bi desktop. Pretty often I need to display the current page in power bi desktop mode (without sync the page to office 365) and there is a space limit, some of the visualizations are small and unreadable.

                                        50 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Breakdown or Weighted Tree

                                          I was wondering one of a very important visuals missing from Power BI gallery is Breakdown or dependencies tree,
                                          this will help us to design a good view and give us more room for other visuals to add in our dashboard.

                                          476 votes
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                                            17 comments  ·  Custom Visuals  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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