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Date Slicer behavior incorrect in Service

Have a date slicer in Power BI desktop, works as expected. Publish to service and two differences noted in behavior:

 

1) When hovering over the header, I no longer have control over the type of slicer to show, BETWEEN, BEFORE, AFTER, etc.

 

2) Tried to pick a single date while in between mode; 2/16/2017. Works as expected in PBI desktop, in service, I pcik 2/16/17 for start date, then pick 2/16/17 for end date and control automatically switches to 2/20/17????

 

Anyone else experience this?

Status: Delivered
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Super Contributor

@mcolb88

 

For the first issue, I’ve reported it internally to Power BI Team internally: CRI 31831795

I’ll post here once I get any update about it.

 

For the second issue, it seems to be a known issue which will be fixed in the next update of Power BI Service. Could you please check it later to see if it can be fixed?

 

Best Regards,

Herbert

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Status changed to: Accepted
 
Super Contributor

@mcolb88

 

I've got response from the team.

 

This behavior is by design. We do not allow users to edit the slicer type in reading mode on service.

 

Best Regards,

Herbert

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@mcolb88
Can confirm the issue nr 2).

Its hapening with us aswell. For now the there is no way to pick only 1 date with the slicer on "Between".
Temporary solition was to add a dropbox or other slicer with date only.

Advisor

I would suggest unless technically not feasible that switching the type of slicer be available in reading mode. This provides the most flexibility to an end user.

Super Contributor

@mcolb88

 

The second issue should be fixed now.

 

Best Regards,

Herbert

Established Member
Status changed to: Delivered