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hjameelq Regular Visitor
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Force the user to select an option

If I have a list of cities and I need to froce the user to select one of the list - apart from the single selection - because the whole view doesn't make any sense because each city present 100 percent so I don't need to view the data without filteration. Is there a way that I can force the user to select a city or set one city as a default selection but I don't want the user to uncheck all, one option has to be selected. Is there a way to do this.


One more thing, If I want to filter at report level, but I want to do this by using the embedded link, can I do that, because I tried but the filter control I added filtered only at page level. 


I would really appreicate your help with these two issues. 



Moderator v-sihou-msft

Re: Force the user to select an option



In Power BI Desktop, if you want to force user to select on option, you can use Query Parameter and set Filter on table in Query Editor.










To add filter within embedded link, you can set filter parameter in Report URL. For more details, please refer to a similar thread:



Baskar Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: Force the user to select an option

1. Now we don't have the option for default value selection in slicer.


2. Global filter also we can't set , i think now power BI team working on global filter for entire Report.


In this case , am very sorry of u my dear friend.


an look this threed for your reference . 

hjameelq Regular Visitor
Regular Visitor

Re: Force the user to select an option

Thanks Baskar, I noticed that many people voted for this on Power BI

Baskar Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: Force the user to select an option

Cool my dear friend. Me too voted on that .


Hope we will get the option very soon.




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