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Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

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Alex Pataky on 22 Aug 2015 02:04:59

RIght now, on powerbi.com, there is no ability to organize reports, dashboards, etc into folders. If you have a lot of content or users, this gets messy quickly.

Please add the ability to organize into folders (and secure those folders separately)

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G Fin on 01 Nov 2023 13:52:27

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

Please add this as soon as possible! Workspaces are becoming increasingly busy and difficult to manage. Filtering between dataflows, datasets, reports etc is also only available in the filter dropdown (it used to be icons in the menu) and this adds additional clicks.

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on 30 Oct 2023 05:19:58

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

Hello,


On the workspace tab, to improve the organization, it will be a great idea to have the posibility to create folders.

In a folder I can group: Dataflow, datalakes, etc. from the same project.


Here is an example:


https://i.imgur.com/qkQvqKD.png

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Amy Hardtke on 26 Oct 2023 20:31:06

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

There is a lot of excitement over Power BI, but I think this could quickly change because finding/Organizing content is limited to one level of workspaces.

This is causing us to create so many workspaces and then with the pipelines its blowing up even larger number of workspaces. Apps are great, but I don't think Apps meets all of our needs, and it just feels like it adds an additional layer of complexity.

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Tracy M on 17 Oct 2023 12:22:04

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

Please Microsoft. #FoldersOnFabric

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Geoff Black on 19 Sep 2023 01:26:43

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

Can we please have an update of when this feature will be available?


We have many requests from clients for this on their governance projects and the discussion ALWAYS end up as "oh well, we'll just use Crystal then, they've been able to do this for years" - please please please, make this feature happen, many of us need this to be able to sell Power BI (Fabric), and this is a big blocker for us.


The simplified licensing and costing of Fabric has piqued everyone's curiosity, but they run away when I tell them we can't do folders in the workspaces yet, and I can't tell them when or if it will be available.


We are leaking customers to the competitors because of this, please make it happen, sooner rather than later - and most importantly, let us know when.


Thanks Heaps

GB

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on 11 Sep 2023 05:32:55

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

When users created hundreds of dataflows and pipelines, it is really hard to keep track without organizing them in folders. This feature will allow users to easily navigate to the dataflow and pipeline that they are looking for. Thanks!

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on 11 Sep 2023 05:32:54

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

Currently all artefacts in a workspace are basically situated in the same displayfolder. The more (for example) pipeliens you have, the longer the list which means more scrolling in the browser. I would like to propose to add displayfolders to the workspace so artefacts can easily be managed. Basically this could work the same as the display folder in the PBI dataset.

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on 11 Sep 2023 05:27:36

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

When we are in a workspace and there are a lot of artifacts (Model, Lakehouse, Spark job, dataset, notebook, etc.), it becomes difficult to organize them. Can we have folders and sub folders inside a workspace? This would be useful when there are multiple projects in the same workspace.

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Jonas Maximilian Sven Andrich on 16 Aug 2023 09:20:23

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

Yes, a way of sorting workspace into a folder structure becomes an even more desired feature facing the new item types in the workspace, as Ryan Cox mentioned earlier. Dear Administrator, please provide an update on this and put additional pressure on introducing this feature.


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Mark Wolven on 10 Aug 2023 23:18:02

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

Let me get this straight, in 2017 it was in the "upcoming roadmap" but then, as of 2022 - 5 years later - it is not in the timeline?


How do you determine what is in the roadmap?

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