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Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

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Jacek Power BI User's profile image

Jacek Power BI User on 2015-03-03 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 10/20/2022 10:52:37 PM

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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Paul Jackson on 2021-02-25 17:37:46

Power BI

Slicer Default Date

I've scoured the internet looking for a solution, and found a lot of people with the same issue. It seems so obvious, when designing a reporting tool, that you would include the option to set default dates for your slicers. How exactly did this get over-looked? Every day people are using Power ...

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Uddesh Walgaonkar on 2023-05-09 10:31:44

Power BI

By default selection of a particular value in slicer

Suppose I have a year slicer in a power bi report and I want to show default value is current year that time it is helpfulBy default selection in current year shows all business of the current year

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Michal on 2016-12-20 23:10:04

Power BI

dynamic default selection to slicer

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

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Pradeep Mewada on 2018-06-06 21:59:57

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Noy Quinita on 2020-11-03 16:33:41

Power BI

Default date in a date range slicer

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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Сергей Капарис on 2020-09-16 08:07:27

Power BI

Dropdown slicer default value from measure

Sometimes its convinient to initalize single selection dropdown slicer with default value based on current dataset or current time. For examle, one may have a slicer setup to track year (..., 2018, 2019, 2020) and it is desired to have a selection in this filter on current year (from DAX NOW() fu...

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Sae In Choi on 2020-07-22 07:16:01

Power BI

Set default date in slicer

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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Michael Shparber on 2021-07-21 11:53:26

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Ruan Kasselman on 2021-04-21 06:11:08

Power BI

Default Date Option On Date Slicer

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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Carrie on 2017-05-25 04:54:33

Power BI

Default Date Slicer Funtionality

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.