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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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Chong Weng Kin on 05 Jul 2020 23:34:38

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This is a huge value-add to a BI platform. Is this not released yet?

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vignesh t on 05 Jul 2020 23:34:27

RE: input fields

Surprised this doesn't exist already. Should be your First Priority.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:34:10

RE: input fields

Please add it!

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:34:10

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Please seek a way to add this function since it proves to be handy in what if analysis. Instead of having to choose from a range of choice, users can freely input their numbers.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:34:01

RE: input fields

Must have

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Kunaal Bhagani on 05 Jul 2020 23:33:28

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This would be gold for simulation/modelling. Right now user changes a whatif scenario, but it requires us to set up a what if measure. the same measure is then used for all categories unless you set up a measure for each category.

If we can dynamically set up a what if measure or an input box e.g. in a table, it gives so much flexibility to what if modeling. allowing users to customize the scenario based at a granular level if required.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:32:04

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Very good feature for simulation and preview calculate value or even complete comment data.
I look forward to viewing it.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:31:50

RE: input fields

This is much needed functionality, please add the same asap.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:31:46

RE: input fields

Please incorporate this into one of your upcoming releases. This is much, much needed.

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Yuriy Medvedev on 05 Jul 2020 23:31:06

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please, this is so much needed...

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