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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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Peter Liu on 05 Jul 2020 22:44:09

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Do we have this function yet?

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 22:43:27

RE: Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

You would think the ability to organise content would be a given. I've used t0o many tools that do such a bad job of organising content.

Of course, something is better than nothing, but a bad something will just make you end up hating it.

Microsoft, if you just spent one day with all the developers you have working on Power BI you could solve it. Spend two days and you would rise above a lot of the vendors.

Let me know if you want me to test any solution, i'll test it for free!



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rgoerwit on 05 Jul 2020 22:39:08

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All I want is a way to provide a little organization for the poor, overwhelmed users who first connect to Power BI - so they don't see a huge long string of dashboards and reports.

As as administrator, I need to be able to group reports for my users and assign permission to see those folders by AD security group. The interface right now can get cluttered. I can create Office 365 groups and publish dashboards that way. But this is huge overkill for most of what I do.

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Kevin on 05 Jul 2020 22:38:47

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it is necessary to have group for reports and dashboard.

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Giannis on 05 Jul 2020 22:38:19

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Just allow us to make folders. Come on Guys. Its not so hard.

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Yuka on 05 Jul 2020 22:38:18

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Does this grouping function provide ability to set access control by organization?

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Giannis on 05 Jul 2020 22:37:18

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What is going on with this issue? It should be included in the first update.
Its already too late!

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Jon on 05 Jul 2020 22:36:51

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The current preview of the new navigation is not better. If the 'Owner' is always the workgroup, that doesn't really help much. I have 20 analysts utilizing one workgroup building reports off of one dataset and sharing them via content packs, we need more flexibility on how we group and categorize the reports within the workgroup than the current preview allows.

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Rickey Whitworth on 05 Jul 2020 22:36:48

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Needs to be some kind of organization. My preference would be tags on reports with the ability to create "Smart Folders" based on a query. I also want to be able to create these folders for users, not count on each of them to make their own structure.

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yohanna.tien on 05 Jul 2020 22:36:41

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When can we have this ability to organize reports on PowerBI? I think this is a necessity feature that PowerBI should consider. Please help

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