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Power BI User on 20 Aug 2015 23:29:33

What about adding input fields to the dashboard widgets. Kind of like the text field but it is enabled for user input. This input field can be used in new column and new measure fields so that once the dashboard is set up the user can easily (without filtering) explore the data by entering different values such as if you had an input box for unit price. Then if you change it all the charts of total sales, revenue, etc. Will update to reflect what would happen if you increase the price by 10%. This will enable people to quickly and easily interrogate the data

Administrator on 21 Oct 2022 02:41:16

Thanks for the feedback! This is something we'd like to get to in the future but don't have any plans for at the moment. We suggest checking out the visual Text filter on AppSource in the interim.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:27:05

RE: input fields

Surprised this doesn't exist already. Should be your Number 1 Priority moving forward

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on 05 Jul 2020 23:27:02

RE: input fields

very needed

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unnati on 05 Jul 2020 23:26:57

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This is very very essential. All other BI tools have this functionality

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Ben Jackson on 05 Jul 2020 23:26:24

RE: input fields

please do this!

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Paul Quirke on 05 Jul 2020 23:24:43

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Need this so badly

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:24:40

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I too support having some user input field as parameter being used across queries. please add this but not only for PowerBI, but also for powerquery and powerpivot or simple excel interface as well.

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Alvin Chin on 05 Jul 2020 23:24:21

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I wholeheartedly agree with this, but I would also add that the user input field be used as the query parameter to run a SQL query against a CosmosDB database, and then the results are visualized back to Power BI.

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Dan on 05 Jul 2020 23:24:11

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This is very much needed to make PBI more of an Analytics tool rather than just a visualisation tool. Tableau and Qlik has this as a standard feature. Can we please have this on priority - it has got the votes!

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Michael Hughes on 05 Jul 2020 23:23:26

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This is such a fantastic idea, I have been searching for a long time to do this in a creative fashion to no avail! Please MS!

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Ngomez on 05 Jul 2020 23:22:31

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Hello, yes we need it

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