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  1. Automate Excell file uploads into BI tables templates for daily Data reporting

    We have daily sales and performance data that we get sent from a vendor in a PDF and Excel spreadsheet. We want to push this to our POWER BI management tool automatically

    2 votes
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    • Make the UI more inline with the office 2016 suite

      Especially the colored bars (title and menu bars) and the ribbon

      3 votes
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      • Integrate 3D maps into Power BI Desktop

        Users look forward to working with Power BI. But they also see the potential to tell compelling stories with 3D Maps. I think that if 3D maps was integrated into Power BI, users would be able to benefit for the synergy that would result.

        5 votes
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        • Updating a report in powerbi web ui updates the pbix file it is connected to in the office group

          I would like to be able to upload a file into a group workspace. Then connect to it from the powerbi website. When I make updates to the reports in the powerbi web ui, those changes should be reflected in the original pbix I connected to it.

          3 votes
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          • ssas query designer

            The new designer is great, but lacks the ability to filter like the Existing Query Desinger tool that comes with SSRS or Power Pivot. Without the ability to filter data the users ends up pulling way to much information back.

            17 votes
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            • Rapid Field Selection

              In addition to dragging fields from the "Fields" pane, it would be nice to click into a visualization area (such as "Axis", "Legend", "Value", etc.) and start typing. Each area would become an autocomplete box, and populate a field name based on what you have typed so far.

              Additionally, you could move between slots (perhaps from "Axis" to "Legend") by hitting tab or enter. This keystroke would confirm the autocompleted value currently in progress and move you to the next field.

              The end result would be the ability to click into "Axis", type the first characters of your field name,…

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              • Allow users to save a report under a group where they are an admin

                I build a report under "My Workspace" it would be great to be able to save a copy of the report to a group I created and not need to recreate the report in the other workspace.

                1 vote
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                • Add built in integration to Shopify.

                  Add support and integration to Shopify.

                  17 votes
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                  • On-Premise Web version of Power BI Desktop

                    Now that there is a web version of Power BI for the cloud platform, it would be great to have this funcionality for the on-premise offering. It would make it a lot easier to distribute to the users and to update.

                    3 votes
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                    • Power BI Project Template

                      It would be great to create or import a package of content into your PBI file that includes M queries and custom visualizations.

                      It's quite tedious to re-import and copy-paste between files to reuse the content

                      7 votes
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                      • Librato

                        Ability to pull data from Librato

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                        • Pusher.com

                          Ability to pull stats from Pusher.com

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                          • Auto

                            Auto Swap between views in dashboards. this will be amazing if we can automatically swap between dashboards or views :)

                            2 votes
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                            • How to integrate both Pbix design files into single file a in Power BI(.pbix) Ex: Pbi file 1 and Pbi file2. integrate file 1,2 into file 3

                              How to integrate both Pbix design files into single file a in Power BI(.pbix) Ex: Pbi file 1 and Pbi file2. Pbi file 1 has Tile 1,2 (Dashboards) and Pbi file has Tile3,4(Dashboards). Better need to copy the tile 1,2(Dashboards) from Pbi file 1 into Pbi file 2

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                              • filter last x records

                                I would like an option for filtering that allows me to choose the last “x” number of records. So if every week a new data point is recorded in the data set, once the tables have been refreshed, all of my visualizations would drop off a prior week’s data and add the new week’s data.

                                5 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Deep link from Power BI report to an external system

                                  Ad an endpoint link (URL) to a record in Power BI (with one or more key’s) to external applications so that you can connect back to a source system after analyses. This would really help to create an interactive response from source data to analytics and back to source data.

                                  8 votes
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                                  • hidden sheet

                                    PowerBI should be able to get source from an hidden Excel sheet without having to unhide it

                                    12 votes
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                                    • Create a filter option to prevent users from seeing all data on report. Should only allow the display of results based on filter parameter

                                      Can we please have a checkbox option not to allow the display of all records or total figures on default template? Some users in my company are required to view only information that pertains to their filter code. This is essential to safeguard sensitive corporate info and also to prevent snooping on information not within user's purview.
                                      Another checkbox option to prevent multiple selection of filter parameters would also be very helpful at instances where only one parameter (eg. user id, category id, manager id) is expected for input.

                                      14 votes
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                                      • Creating links/custom links from Reports up to Dashboards in Web app

                                        It would be great if we could add links from a report sheet to a dashboard in the Web app. This is the reverse of what we currently have where we can link from the dashboard to a report. That would allow us to stay in the full screen view without the need to use the navigation pane on the left to get back up to a dashboard.

                                        12 votes
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                                        • Zoho project

                                          Integration with Zoho projects as a data source

                                          6 votes
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