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Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

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Jacek Power BI User on 03 Mar 2015 07:53:52

Allow a user to set the default value for a slicer or tile-by value on a page/dashboard, so that when the Power View page is opened for the first time, the default value is selected.
eg. If the page has a slicer for Year or Month, allow the user to configure the most recent Year or Month to be selected by default.

Administrator on 20 Oct 2022 22:52:37

Update 10/20/2022 - Update from Mo - we are working on this in the new year

Thanks for everyone's votes and comments. This is a feature on our backlog; however we cannot share a timeline at the moment.

It looks like many of the requests will be addressed by the new 'Sticky filters' capability. Now when you log out of Power BI and come back to a report, the same items will be selected as when you left. For those who're looking to have a 'last month' selection, the relative date slicer might help. Those with comments about currencies where having multiple selected makes the report meaningless - the report will load with whatever selection the author saved, so if you save it with one currency selected your users will see that by default. If there are scenarios that these features don't address, please let us know in your comments - if you are really specific it'll help us build the feature to work just the way you want! Thanks again!
 

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David Williams on 05 Jul 2020 23:26:52

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

For currency selection - Force a single selection. Change the visual from checkbox (which indicates multi select to end users) to radio buttons (which indicates single select to end users).
For dates - option to default to today with ability to select another date. Prefer this over the relative time option which is too clunky atm.

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Sunitha M on 05 Jul 2020 23:26:51

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Please add the default selection feature, Its Present in all High end BI tools

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Michael Shparber on 05 Jul 2020 23:26:48

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Very much needed! Please! Thank you!

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:26:31

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Please allow a default slicer, particularly for dates. I would like for my slicer to be defaulted at yesterday's date, and at the same time, allow the user to select a 3+ year date range.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:26:27

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Please add the ability to add a default date to the slicer and any random date range.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:26:22

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

I'd even settle for being able to use a measure in a slicer.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:26:18

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

single selection of slicer is must required, with that maximum no. selection also should be configurable, it will be added advantage.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:25:47

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

We need a slicer to default to the first available value it can find. This is necessary when deploying a report to hundreds of customers with row level security on the dataset

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Rohan Virmani on 05 Jul 2020 23:25:39

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Please add this feature

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Tony on 05 Jul 2020 23:25:38

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

This is much needed.

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