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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 23:44:44

RE: input fields

Any update about getting this in Power BI? This seems to be something that is key to analysis.

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Luciano on 05 Jul 2020 23:44:14

RE: input fields

I'd love to have this functionality. I'm in audit and most of my reports will be based on certain exceptions that need to be corrected by the report recipient. I'd like to give them the option to add their actions into the report so I can keep track of their corrective actions.

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David Bartel on 05 Jul 2020 23:44:06

RE: input fields

I would like to give the end user the ability to enter data, like goals, and use the entered values in visuals. We can have the user enter data into a SharePoint list or an excel spread sheet that is pulled into the data model, however the user has to wait for the refresh to happen before a goal change appears on the screen. Writebacks within the PowerBI service would greatly enhance end user experience.

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Eduardo Corazzin on 05 Jul 2020 23:43:20

RE: input fields

My idea here is to use input data to recalculate the power bi and generate scenarios to discuss with data..

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:43:11

RE: input fields

Any updates about this idea?

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Maarten on 05 Jul 2020 23:42:29

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I could use this filter to model discount and margins - back to excel now :(

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Tim Hill on 05 Jul 2020 23:40:55

RE: input fields

This would be a game changer and useful for do many of our customers both internally and externally! Please prioritise!

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Matt K. on 05 Jul 2020 23:40:08

RE: input fields

Agreed. This feature is necessary. In the meantime I am using "Filter by list by Devscope". It is limited to only one parameter but it is better than nothing.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:39:46

RE: input fields

Our Customer Need this input box for their powerbi report.

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Luigi Neri on 05 Jul 2020 23:38:19

RE: input fields

That's ridiculous!!! That's the single most important feature that you want. I want a truly dynamic dashboard and at the moment it seems to me that I can achieve more dynamicity through Excel that with this !!! That's unbelievable !!!!

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