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Default Selected Slicer or Tile-By Value Configuration

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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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on 2019-07-29 19:02:32

Power BI

display default values in Slicer

Want to display Default value in Slicer for example We have a column with YYYYMM format and we want to display the default value as per the Sysdate so for this month the value should be displayed as 201907 , so when user executes the report in PBI service he should see this month as default and s...

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on 2018-04-26 04:03:11

Power BI

Select Default in the Date Slicers

When using a Date Slicer there should be an option to default the start and end date in case of a date range.

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Aleksei on 2019-09-23 13:34:18

Power BI

Default dynamic value for Slicer visual

So often it's necessary to open report with dynamic default slider filter. Usually, it's about period/time slicer. So, would be great to create parameter "default value" for slicer visual. And as default value user could be set any aggregated measure from his data model

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David Wilson on 2018-08-07 03:20:44

Power BI

Allow Slicers to be preset based on defined criteria

Allow Slicers to be preset based on defined criteria (i.e. DAX formula or other developer input). For example, a dashboard that displays KPI data based on the current week end date. On displaying the dashboard the screen should default to the current end date with the user having the optional ab...

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Onboarding User on 2018-07-16 13:33:06

Power BI

Set date slicers to current date

A great thing would be to set the end date of a date slicer automatically to current date or end of current month. For reports that are automatically refreshed daily this would improve handling a lot. In certain reports i don‘t wan to use a relative date slicer but a from/to slicer always start...