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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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Shelley on 05 Jul 2020 23:13:42

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This is an important feature. We would be able to run different scenarios. For example, users could enter different costs, margins or prices that would then be used in measures and calculate to see different scenario results for planning or project analysis purposes. This capability has been in QlikView for years and works awesome.

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Tim Negley on 05 Jul 2020 23:13:17

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Would be very helpful, especially so users could enter a value that could then be called in custom R visuals and models.

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duc thai on 05 Jul 2020 23:12:27

RE: input fields

under review since 2015 come on ( any update ??? )

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:11:41

RE: input fields

I need!

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Kevin Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:11:02

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For me this is the biggest missing feature compared to the current market leader in BI-tooling. I would love to be able to make variables for end users so that they can change the visual based on (for example) boundaries that are renewed each year.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:10:30

RE: input fields

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:10:29

RE: input fields

yes please!

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Zane Wilhelm on 05 Jul 2020 23:10:22

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This would be amazing to have! Powerbi could definitely use this feature.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:10:09

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yes we need it

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:10:07

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need this feature. please add this feature

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