I love the new PPT export feature. I want to echo the comments that the key limitation is the export doesn't take into account the current filters that have been applied to the dashboard. I wouldn't think this is too hard to enable. It would add a huge amount of value to my organization if this was implemented.
Great feature, definitely needs some additional work. The images in the PPT are fuzzy, some of the alignment off, and overlapping text/images did not come out well. Looked great on screen, but did not transfer to PPT well. I wouldn't use these unclear images in a professional setting. Additionally, the PPT needs to be published in the same page sizes as the report. I can't easily print the default 16:9 page size, so I changed everything to 4:3 so I could have clean reports - and when I sent to PPT I had a bunch of white space because it defaulted back to 16:9.
When ever a report page has a Visual with scroll bar the export would only bring in the part oftable or Matrix visible on the screen and ignore the content that is required to be scrolled . It would be great if the ability to scroll thru the visuals is enabled when exported to PP.
This functionality is great but:
1) chiclet slicers are turned into "Custom visuals are not currently supported". When would it support?
2) No option to select which tabs should be exported. That means to duplicate the reports. The issue is when data is republished from power bi desktop any duplicated reports do not get updated.
Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted to see that this feature is accepted so passionately, even at its early stages.
We are looking into the issues that were reported in this thread, some of them are already solved, some are in progress, some are on the backlog.
Here are the feature asks that I've captured, that are on the roadmap (I'll communicate timelines when I have them):
These are asks that are currently not on the backlog. If we hear them loud enough, they might get in at some point:
Stay tuned for updates, and thanks again for your feedback!
I've been trying to export some of my reports from the website, but the message box pops up to say it is exporting and will take a few minutes, and then disappears without anything downloading. It's happening on all the reports that I've published - is there an issue with the preview service in general, or could it be me??
I'm using Windows 8.1 after my laptopt that I upgraded to Windows 10 had to go back for a warranty repair, and they sent it back with 8.1 now that the free upgrade period has expired 😞 So I'm using Internet Explorer 11 if that makes any difference?
EDIT: I also tried to click the smiley face for feedback, but it doesn't do anything when I click on Submit an idea or Submit an issue 😞
I receive this error every time. There are just 3 pages and no custom visuals. 😞
Is this preview only on the Online Service or is this also plan to have it on the Desktop as well ?
I discovered it today and it is super efficient.
What a gain of time in reporting preparation and in the communication.
Many thanks for that feature.
What can I do to help push along the export with user's PPTX template? As I create presentations of the data I gather with Power BI, it's a bit time consuming to basically re-create a Power Point with the data. I really apprecaite the high quality of the images of the export, which is why I use it, but if I could have the company branding used as a template... man I'd save myself quite a bit of time 🙂
If I recall, this is something that @trebgatte mentioned in his post.
Also, the "Select pages to export" I'lll second that motion!
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