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When using direct query you should be able to change a date axis to show only the month. This works using excel or when doing a transform but neither of these are possible using DirectQuery. Even workarounds like FORMAT can't be used with direct query. This really needs fixing!
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Directquery Is so lĂ­mited, it makes it not a viable function.
Date herarchy, tablets, formats.
Please work on this.
This is not functional

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So disappointed where date time hierarchy is very crucial for the report. Microsoft PowerBI team has been focusing on the wrong part of enhancement and update! Issue has been floating since 2016 and still cant see the limelight of this.

We do not want fancy features, get the core basics right first! *Furious*

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Date hierarchy is very important for the data visualization and without it, the POwer BI is without power.... :(

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we need date hierarchy in direct query!!

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2018 is coming but it still no yet fix

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The Date Hierarchy drives all reporting, every customer needs to see performance over time. We need this feature, this limitation is making working with Power BI in direct query mode frustrating! Please add this to the next update.

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plz

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Please add DATE HIERARCHY in Direct Query mode!!!

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Bump. Hope this makes it into the next update!

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CRUCIAL TO HAVE THIS FEATURE ON !!!
POWER BI IS MOVING TO STREAMING LIVE DATA WHERE DIRECT QUERY IS THE BASE FOUNDATION OF THAT PRINCIPLE. GET LIVE AND UPDATED DATA AS SOON AS YOUR DATABASE CHANGES.
SO HAVING THIS KIND OF LIMITATION ON A BASIC FEATURE IT'S A ANNOYING.