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  1. Increase Export Data Limits

    In late 2016, Power BI improved our export data options to allow exporting up to 150,000 rows to Excel from a visual on a Power BI dashboard for Pro users. If you require higher limits, please vote on this idea. If you have more specific requirements, please leave them in the comments.

    370 votes
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      29 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Gateway Management tool - CLI?

      It is cumbersome to manage an Enterprise Gateway for 1000+ users using only the web gui. An ideal tool would be:
      1) fast to return and submit information - no waiting for the web gui to load.
      2) allow an admin to quickly add data sources & users, both one at a time and in bulk (perhaps by calling a function that takes a .csv of data as an input)
      3) allow an admin to audit datasources, e.g.: view encrypted credentials; see how many datasets are connected; see how often refreshes are run, and whether they're succesful; return the M…

      11 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • identify power bi pro content

        Whenever Power BI warns that "this dashboard has Power BI Pro content", provide a link to describe specifically what Pro content is included in the dashboard. For example, is it pro content because it's in a group workspace, or is it pro content because it's a direct query connection to an on-premise data source, etc.

        219 votes
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          15 comments  ·  Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Enable specific security groups setting for 'Publish to web'

          The "Publish to web" setting for portal administrators currently has the options of 'Enabled' or 'Disabled'. It would be beneficial to have this manageable in the same way as content packs so certain security (AAD) groups could be set as publishers.

          136 votes
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            14 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow multiple credentials for the same Database in Enterprise Gateway

            Currently we get a "Duplicate data source" error when trying to create a second connection with different credentials to the same DB.
            The use case is where we have both sensitive and non-sensitive data in a SQL database. We'd like to create two connections to this DB, so that a superset of users can pulish non-sensitive data, but only those authorised can publish sensitive data.

            24 votes
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              3 comments  ·  Gateways (Enterprise and Personal)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Power BI Report Server - File size hosting ... Increase the Maximum file size

              Currently File size to host on Power BI Report Server (on premise) is 100MB.

              Please Increase the maximum file size to 2GB if possible.

              Note:
              1) I asked the question in the forum: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Report-Server/Power-BI-Report-Server-Excel-file-size-hosting-How-to-Increase/m-p/260648

              2) For SharePoint 2013, we can do like ... https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sammykailini/2013/11/06/how-to-increase-the-maximum-upload-size-in-sharepoint-2013/

              11 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Power BI NodeJs SDK

                Give SDK in NodeJS to help calling Power BI Rest APIs.

                Github: https://github.com/Microsoft/PowerBI-Node
                This github is not updated to match the new APIs in new swagger. updating it will be helpful.

                21 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Don't limit download data file sizes

                  Don't limit download data file sizes

                  Right now I need to be able to download a large csv from Power BI desktop and I'm getting the error message: "Data Exceeds the Limit" and "Your data is too large . Some data sampling may occur". And right now the table doesn't even appear to be that large: 6 columns x 811 rows.

                  Idea: Please remove the governor on the ability to download large CSV files.

                  7 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Improvements to Drill-through Functionality

                    Enhance the new drill-through functionality to include the ability to prevent a user from selecting a tab that is a drill-through destination. In other words, allow the developer to force the users to go through the drill-through functionality.

                    11 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Hide pages / sheets

                      As a dasboard creator/administrator i think it would be interesting to be able to develop some pages/sheets in the dashboard and not share it when published the whole time...
                      The alternative could be having permissions by page/sheet.

                      10 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Apply the same filter across multiple pages

                        I have a report that requires more than one page in the mobile view. The problem is both pages should reflect the same filters. I do not expect users to select the same filters again and again; the filters should be selected on the first page and apply to all subsequent pages.

                        This idea was previously posted under the heading "Make filters that can apply across all pages in a report". However, it will not longer accept votes as it is marked as completed. Is an option available to apply page level filters from the report/dashboard to subsequent pages?

                        233 votes
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                          7 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          As we announced in Microsoft Data Insights Summit a few weeks ago – filters are coming to phone reports (watch the demo here – link: https://youtu.be/LJNVO9m8NEM?t=39m57s )
                          This new and exciting functionality will allow you to create a report level filter in phone reports – that will be effective on all of your reports pages!

                          Some more information on how to optimize your reports for phones may be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-desktop-create-phone-report

                          Filters on phones reports are expected in the next quarter for power BI apps on iOS, Android and Windows – stay tuned to PowerBI apps upcoming releases.

                          We hope will fully meet your needs.

                        • Enable/Disable Analyse in Excel at dataset level

                          The 'Analyse in Excel' functionality can currently be enabled/disabled only at global level. It would be very useful to let dataset owners set this option for each dataset. Decision to enable the feature depends mostly on the confidentiality level of the dataset, or its use case.

                          21 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Set the data model's default Format, for each Data Type

                            For example: when the Power BI data model first creates a column with Data Type = 'Date', by default that column is formatted like 'Wednesday, March 14, 2001 (dddd, MMMM d, yyyy)'.

                            Then, I always go to the Modeling tab, and use the Format drop-down to change it to '2001-03-14 (yyyy-MM-dd)'.

                            Instead, I would like to be able to go into the "Options" menu in Power BI Desktop, and have a section where, for each Data Type (or at least Date, Date/Time, Decimal Number and Whole Number), I can set the default Format.

                            So that I don't have to manually…

                            13 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • let maps recognize data category hierarchy automatically

                              Currently maps don't seem to recognize the relationship between a country and a city, even if both columns have been set up with the corresponding data category in the model.

                              In a table with cities as "cities" and country as "country" in the data model, the cities are plotted in arbitrary countries instead of the country specified in the column for country.

                              Please let Power BI maps acknowledge the hierarchy of existing typed data categories and plot depending data points only in relation to their parent category context.

                              You may not feel the pain if you're in the US. I…

                              163 votes
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                                5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Provide option to 'Publish to Report Server' instead of 'Save As' on Power BI Desktop for Report Server

                                While using PBI Desktop for PBIRS would be a lot better to have an option under the menu Publish rather on Save As in order to save a report to the Power BI Report Server.

                                22 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Power BI Premium Performance Monitoring

                                  I currently have no way of monitoring my Power BI Premium server. As we add more and more users to our single EM1 PBI Premium server, I am sure at some point we will run into performance issues. However currently there is no way to see the load on the server.

                                  Here are two things that would help:

                                  1. Server level usage metrics reports. Currently I can only view this by workspace, and I have 50+ workspaces, so there is no way to know the overall views or active users.

                                  2. Server level performance reports. There are lots of metrics…

                                  19 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Improved Get Data UI using Azure Data Lake Store as a source

                                    The current UI for Get Data from Azure Data Lake Store is very techy. It shows the content of the data lake store as a table, the user needs to edit the table and click on the subfolder or on the type of content to effectively load it: it is not an intuitive process.
                                    Power BI is a powerful Self Service tool for end users. To ease transition to Azure Data Lake Store as sources, the interface needs to be more intuitive for the average non-IT end user.

                                    6 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Export Power BI report to PowerPoint

                                      Support for exporting Power BI report to PowerPoint. The feature is available in Power BI service (Preview).

                                      38 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Maintain dashboard/report usage metrics data for >90 days

                                        The currently released usage metrics feature only keeps data for 90 days. Please increase the data retention period.

                                        FYI: the documentation for the usage metrics feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-service-usage-metrics/

                                        63 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add connector to ClickHouse

                                          ClickHouse is an open source column-oriented database management system capable of real time generation of analytical data reports using SQL queries.
                                          https://clickhouse.yandex/

                                          11 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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