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Allan on 01 Feb 2015 17:40:31

Power BI designer should integrate Power Map design experience, don't let Power Map just like a stand-along part of Power BI...

Administrator on 13 May 2016 02:02:45

We are looking to improve our maps. A new Shape Map control is expected in the summer which will solve some of these issues.

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Power BI User on 06 Jul 2020 00:06:08

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Power Map in Excel is an amazing tool, and it would be great to see ALL (or most) of its functionality available in Power BI - one powerful "Power Combination".

It will create great advantage over other products.

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Power BI Ideas Admin on 06 Jul 2020 00:03:31

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The ability to layer is necessary. Even if limited to some "out of the box" layers initially where Microsoft controls the polygons and allows us to reference them would be a step in the right direction.

Perhaps you could initially provide the various polygons provided by the Census Bureau for the US - States, Counties, Zips, Census Tracts, Census Tract Blocks. Even if we could pass in a geographic region and Power BI map that layer while allowing us to pass in an array of longitude and latitudes to map as a layer, it would be an improvement.

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Kulchandra Neupane on 05 Jul 2020 23:59:29

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PowerMap in excel support custom floor plan but it does not.

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Power BI Ideas Admin on 05 Jul 2020 23:35:37

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Why is the mapping functionality in Power BI still so lacking compared to Power Maps in excel?

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David Cresp on 05 Jul 2020 23:15:02

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None of the new mapping features for Power BI are able to offer as much as Power Maps in Excel offers. Please MS bring Power Maps inot Power BI.

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David Cresp on 05 Jul 2020 23:14:26

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This would be a great addition to Power BI. The Esri and Mapbox maps are OK but have limitations. Mapping is still a feature that needs a better native solution in Power BI. This idea would certainly do this.

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rbrewers on 05 Jul 2020 23:01:31

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It would be great to be able to import Map Point capabilities into Power BI

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Andrewnzinuk on 05 Jul 2020 22:46:45

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Regarding maps - I would like the ability to handle many more data points than maps can currently, have map layers, and include temporal capability to see changes over time. The current mapping is limited, does not scale well and offers no temporal capability from a playback perspective.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 22:45:24

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Layers on maps are an essential feature needed on Power BI

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Scotty Gresham on 05 Jul 2020 22:29:14

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Government customers who need to point to local maps need this capability. Having a coordinated story between PowerMap and Power BI Desktop is also extremely important.