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  1. Format Percentages to display positive + and negative - sign for percentage changes

    (e.g. 12.6% to display as +12.6%)

    Currently possible in excel. With power bi the only workaround is to format the field as text which losses the numeric value of the figure if also using in charts.

    5 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Have a presentation mode for Power BI like Powerpoint

      Have a presentation mode for Power BI like Powerpoint so you can show someone your ideas

      6 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Power BI Service recognize local time zone for TODAY() and NOW() time intelligence functions

        As of now, the reports that I create on desktop utilize a lot of time intelligence functions and relative date filters. This is completely fine so long as I view the report on the desktop. Once I publish the report up to the service and then utilize those visuals in dashboards I run into this issue. All of my time intelligence functions (TODAY & NOW) and relative date filters convert to UTC.

        This issue causes my data to roll over to the next day 5 hours early which affects all of my subscriptions.

        It would be absolutely fantastic if Power…

        136 votes
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          16 comments  ·  Analytics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow export of summarized data

          Power BI leads the user to believe it is possible to export summarized data at the level of the current view. In fact, the result of [Matrix grid] > Ellipsis > Export data is that data is exported at the lowest level of the drill-down path.

          In one case, I am viewing 4 rows of data in my matrix grid (drilled up to the top level of the data hierarchy). When I export to xlsx, i get over 15,000 rows of data (summarized at the lowest level of my data hierarchy).

          Users should be able to export data at the…

          21 votes
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            5 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Matrix: conditional formatting per row in matrix

            Currently, conditional formatting in matrix is based on all values of the matrix. I am looking forward to have it based on individual rows (a feature already available in Excel)

            Consider having monthly data (column) which you want to track for multiple categories (rows). But the categories have completely different values (i.e. some rows with $10 on average and some rows with $1000 on average).
            By applying conditional formatting per row, you can track trends/behaviour per individual category.

            Now the row with the highest values ($1000 row in above example) will typically steal all the highlights, and not allow you…

            125 votes
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              9 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • set an exact column width in tables/matrixes

              Please allow the column widths to be set to an exact width not only by dragging with the mouse. It is very fiddly and time consuming to adjust the columns to the desired width with the mouse. You could also enhance this by giving an option to set same width for all columns in a table.

              So, if you could give us the ability to manipulate the column widths like we can in Excel that would be perfect.

              437 votes
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                37 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Shared data source connection (live to Tabular SSAS) for reports published on Power BI Report Server

                Currently each Power BI report published to the Report Server has its own data source embedded within the report. Any change in the source would require us to change hundreds of published reports individually. Could we have a shared data source/connection similar to SSRS Reports that would help us manage deployment and changes much more efficiently.

                347 votes
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                  50 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Power BI Report server Tab or Page name in URL like Section parameter

                  In case of multiple tabs in a report, we want to load specific tabs when a report is embed using Iframe. Right now rc:Section paramter does not work. We want a similar functionality.

                  17 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • composite models when connected to Power BI dataset

                    Similar to another request that is posted, but this is specifically talking about composite models using a Power BI dataset

                    As a large enterprise we are trying to make live easier for our end users by building a set of enterprise models with pre-approved content. However we also have a number of business users who like to expand upon that with typically excel data sources.

                    There are a few main requirements:
                    - We want to have the central datasets in a central workspace and business users should be able to re-use them (this is coming)
                    - Row level security needs…

                    10 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Full Screen mode for the Power BI SharePoint web part

                      The Power BI Sharepoint webpart is missing an "Enter Full Screen Mode" button.

                      153 votes
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                        29 comments  ·  APIs and Embedding  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • power bi datasets

                        Power BI datasets

                        Now it is only possible to connect from Power bI Desktop to Power to 1 BI dataset. If you have on Power Bi Servics more datasets, like for different sources hr, finance, sales, operations it would be nice to have teh possibility to connect to more than 1 Power BI dataset in 1 Power BI Desktop Dashboard/Reports file and publish this to Power BI Services. You can see Power BI dataset as a datamart and it would be nice to integrate all in 1 dashboard. What is your opinion ?

                        17 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Hyperlink Action for Button object

                          Our company has a "Help" document that we keep in SharePoint and link to in each of our reports. The newer BUTTONS object as three actions, and I propose adding "Open hyperlink" as a fourth. This would allow our users to link to our training documents, or to documents that support the data in the visual/report.


                          Microsoft: Please consider adding an Open Hyperlink action to buttons. Thanks.

                          28 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Export to PowerPoint with filters applied

                            PowerPoint Export to take into account filters that have been applied to the report prior to export. This is essential for users which need to filter on historic dates and then wish to export the report with those details.

                            1,350 votes
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                              143 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hi everyone,

                              We’ve begun work on this feature and a few others related to the export and subscription scenarios you have been looking for updates around. In addition to keeping you updated on the progress here, a blog post I’m posting on the Power BI blog next week will provide a look at what’s happening now and in the next few months in these areas.

                              Thanks!

                            • Printing Report as PDF file ability not only for designer users but also for all browser users

                              A published report can only be printed by the report server browser users, however saving the report as PDF document would be a lot userfriendly and practical

                              6 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Remove table Headers

                                Headers should be removable in table.

                                120 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • export to excel mobile

                                  Export reports to Excel from the Mobile App

                                  7 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Export current theme as a Json file

                                    We have a wonderful option - switch theme to import theme as a JSON file.It would be great to have an export option to export current theme as a JSON file from a report.

                                    190 votes
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                                      15 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Set format properties on new filter pane for all pages of a report in PBID with Custom Themes

                                      Use Custom Theme Json file settings to set new Filter Pane format properties.

                                      5 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow gateway to connect to multiple schema

                                        Create multiple data sources for the same database but using multiple credentials. Allow access to different schemas from same gateway.

                                        14 votes
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                                          4 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Embed Power BI Report Server reports into extranet apps

                                          Allow Embedding of Power BI Report Server Reports for Extranet Apps. Because of our clients needs data cannot leave our servers and be put on the cloud. Our existing SSRS reports are displayed using a report viewer object, however this will not work for PBIX. We need to ability to embed PBIX and display it externally. Is this going to be possible with Power BI report Server?

                                          319 votes
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                                            31 comments  ·  Report Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Wanted to post an update to one of the pieces called out for this item – In a future update for the product, we’re planning to do work to introduce support for ADFS/AAD in Power BI Report Server, and at the same time do work to enable your app to override user authentication in a secure way.

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