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  1. Add filter options to the 'Export File' API

    The 'Export to file' API endpoint is a great addition to the API, however, I was surprised to see that there is no way of passing in filter/slicer options.

    Bookmarks can be applied, and are suggested as a workaround - but this isn't suitable for our use case.

    We want to be able to generate PDF for sending out to multiple users - but need to set filters programatically - bookmarks wont let us do this.

    Idea: Add Filter Options to the API Request Body - With capabilities similar to the JavaScript embedding API => (Filter Types, Operators, Values, and…

    40 votes
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  2. 22 votes
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  3. Microsoft Learn Sandbox for Power BI Premium

    I am currently using Microsoft Learn for Azure and Microsoft Offers a Sandbox environment in which you can perform exercises using Azure services for free.

    I would like to suggest a similar 'sandbox' for Power BI Premium. This way developers can learn the capabilities in order to either;
    - as a employee assess whether Premium fits the company's needs and prepare themselves for utilizing it.
    - as a consultant gain the skills to advice and implement a Power BI Premium solution to customers.

    A sandbox would be the bare minimum to achieve that. Even better would be a full operational…

    22 votes
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  4. Allow data sources for a gateway to be filtered and sorted

    It would be useful to sort the data sources defined on a gateway by name, or even better to be able to filter the name. This would make admin simpler.

    42 votes
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  5. Atscale Cubes connector in Direct Query

    AtScale Cubes connector in Direct Query currently does not allow to change the data type in Power Query Editor and the connector gets the all data as text data type irrespective of data type in the source. Having the option to change the data type would be highly useful for this scenario.

    18 votes
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  6. 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.

    100 votes
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  7. 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.

    250 votes
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  8. copy visual as an image - embedded

    Copying a visual as an image was release to the service in April 2020. Please add this feature to Embedded.

    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-copy-a-visual-as-an-image/

    18 votes
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  9. Export to CSV

    Hello,
    In https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/9609906-export-powerbi-desktop-to-csv-excel its been reported that export to CSV is implemented.

    Unfortunately its very limited aka you can't export more than 30k rows.

    Considering the fact that PBI can import hundred of thousands of rows its pretty strange that it can export only 30k rows...

    I believe that a lot of people out there working with huge datasets and doing extensive ETL operations and this feature is really needed.

    Also you can't export from Data tab, only from visuals which is very limiting.

    Please consider to make export limit only dependent on RAM available without artificial limitations. Thanks!

    63 votes
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  10. 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.

    58 votes
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  11. 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.

    470 votes
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  12. Power BI Deployment Pipeline API or Azure DevOps Release Tasks

    My team is watching a preview of the Power BI Deployment Pipeline right now. We currently use Azure DevOps Pipelines to perform CI/CD for azure and on-prem sites/services. Would love to use the same Azure DevOps release pipeline (and associated approval gates) to deploy Power BI into DEV,QA,PROD environments. A set of API's and/or Release Tasks would be great!

    29 votes
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  13. Provide enterprise gateway support for power bi python scripting

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

    331 votes
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  14. Skip Validating Queries when saving a dataflow

    Skip Validating Queries when saving a dataflow

    19 votes
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  15. Row Level Security in Data Flows

    It would be helpful if Row Level Security could be defined on entities within a Data Flow, so that a single data flow could be used as a repository for different users (with different access rights) to get data.

    28 votes
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  16. Trigger dataflow refresh by refreshing connected dataset or from Power Automate

    There should be option to switch on Data Flow refreshes by refreshing Dataset using it or to trigger DataFlow refresh from Flow (Power Automate).

    I can trigger dataset refresh with Power Automate after SharePoint folder is updated, but it's useless if DataFlow will not refresh tables which are being used by report.

    93 votes
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  17. Analyze in Excel Date Columns - Convert Text -> Date

    When connecting to Power BI datasets using Analyze in Excel, all date fields from models show up in pivot tables as text, which disables filtering or grouping for date groups.

    It is possible to fix this or give us a workaround to set columns as date?

    Thanks!

    26 votes
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  18. 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…

    756 votes
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  19. 19 votes
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    Work has started for enabling this feature for embedding in the organization (aka User Owns Data). ETA: end of Sep 20.
    For embedding for customers (aka App Owns Data), we are still reviewing the options.

  20. approve query

    When refreshing data within Power BI desktop, the process will prompt for approval of each query.
    There should be an option to approve all queries at once that are destined for the same dat asource and credentials have been supplied.

    37 votes
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