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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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on 30 Sep 2021 21:37:52

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

It would be helpful if there is a setting to Default date like Month-to-date, week-to-date and etc. using Date Range or Between. Currently, we have it on Relative but, hopefully we can get it using Between as well.

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:37:52

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Want to display Default value in Slicer for example We have a column with YYYYMM format and we want to display the default value as per the Sysdate so for this month the value should be displayed as 201907 , so when user executes the report in PBI service he should see this month as default and should also have the liability to filter on previous months.

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:37:51

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Hi,

When I add slicer with date column, I'd like to set specific date(not today or first date) as default in slicer.
It's really required feature for me.

Thanks,

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:37:51

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Please add the option to enable users to select the default date when creating a date slicer. This would really be a massive game changer.

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:37:44

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

So often it's necessary to open report with dynamic default slider filter. Usually, it's about period/time slicer.
So, would be great to create parameter "default value" for slicer visual. And as default value user could be set any aggregated measure from his data model

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:37:44

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:37:43

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

an option to select the max(date) by default.
max(date) can be change with live connection or schedule refresh

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:37:22

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

When using a Date Slicer there should be an option to default the start and end date in case of a date range.

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:37:22

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

A great thing would be to set the end date of a date slicer automatically to current date or end of current month.

For reports that are automatically refreshed daily this would improve handling a lot.

In certain reports i don‘t wan to use a relative date slicer but a from/to slicer always starting the same date (e.g 01/01/2018) and end date is always moving automatically to current date today or to end of current month.

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:37:21

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Add a default to the time slicer so the report always defaults to the most recent date available when the report opens and continue to provide the flexibility for a user to change the date.

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