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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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Gabriel Grünberg on 05 Jul 2020 22:56:17

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Need this desperatly

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Alex on 05 Jul 2020 22:56:12

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Need this.

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Madeleine Roberts on 05 Jul 2020 22:56:06

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

This is so basic. Please include ASAP!!

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Daniela Pintilie on 05 Jul 2020 22:55:57

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

This seems like it should have been added a long time ago!!

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Chaminda Nuwarapaksa on 05 Jul 2020 22:55:52

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

This would be helpful a lot

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xBiz on 05 Jul 2020 22:55:17

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Please include this feature ASAP

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 22:54:54

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

The ability to have an expression driven default is definitely critical. We have multiple user requirements where they want us to be able to default a filter on a slicer and it isn't reasonable to manually update that each time it changes.

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FM Ycasiano on 05 Jul 2020 22:54:51

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

I would love this functionality. It would be great if my consumers just sees the latest info on load and pick a later date if they choose to do so.

Right now, I'm adjusting this from the workspace>report on a daily basis just to show the latest data.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 22:54:46

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

I was looking for this - this morning - and you wonder why we still use SSRS - arrrggghhh!!!

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KS on 05 Jul 2020 22:54:45

RE: Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

Seriously, need this ASAP!

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