Visio PowerBI integration

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  1. Can't edit Field Mapping in new creation of Visio Visual app in power BI

    Hi, I'm creating a same Visio Visual in Power BI with same data source and diagram but found the field mapping is grey... What's going on? Meanwhile the "Change diagram link" can't available for me...Is it because my trail of visual online is expired?

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    • Streaming real time IoT data

      Mapping real-time IoT streaming data on Visio visual in Power BI.
      With growing IoT applications this becomes a matter of necessity
      In short this: https://microsoft.github.io/techcasestudies/iot/2016/11/17/yanzi-iot.html with Visio instead of with Web Application
      If already possible, please provide a short demo.

      Thank you in advance

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      • In spite of subscription to Visio Online plan 1, Field Mapping options does not allow edit of diagram.

        Edit of Visio Visuals after subscription to Vision Online plan doesn't work. Whats going wrong here

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        • Visio integration with Power BI Report Server

          I need this to work with Power BI Report Server as we are running everything on Prem. It would be preferable for it to work with local files aswell

          12 votes
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          • Ability to add tooltips

            Ability to add tooltips as is possible with other visuals

            8 votes
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            • Data formatting in percentage

              Values is shown in Decimal format eventhough it is set as Percentage in Data Modeling as well and original data.

              5 votes
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              • "We can't open your file in Visio Online because it exceeds the shape count limit" error when trying to load a Visio Org chart in Power BI

                I have an org chart with just over 100 entries that I created through an Excel file that is an export from SharePoint. I can view this chart in Visio Online without any issues, but when I use the URL link to bring the diagram into Power BI using the Visio visual I receive the above error.

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                • Import Shape Data

                  Import Visio Shape Data
                  We can currently import the visual. I would like to also import custom shape data (e.g., status, owner).
                  My current workaround is to generate a Shape Report from visio, save as excel file, and import into PBI. But that requires manual steps to refresh the data.

                  4 votes
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                    The ability to change the Text color when you change the color of the object from Visio.

                    We have a name that we are coloring based on the %. When the color changes it would be nice to change the color of the text to make it easier to read for that color.

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                    • Create some BI KPI wireframes for Vision

                      I have no way to show wireframes to customers for BI KPIs or layouts in Visio. Can you fix this?

                      3 votes
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                      • Easily create Pareto-diagrams

                        ...even out of a huge amount of data

                        3 votes
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                        • how to connect visio desktop with power bi?

                          Hello I would like to know if I can connect Microsoft Visio desktop with power Bi desktop?

                          4 votes
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                          • Import a Visio diagram from local store or network share

                            Please allow import Microsoft Visio diagram from local store or network share to the Power BI.
                            This is important feature when diagrams are not published in SPO or OneDrive but available inside local or network share.
                            Thank You

                            37 votes
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                            • Ability to display a label based on another column

                              Rather than the object label displaying the ID, it would be useful to be able to display a label based on another column.

                              3 votes
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                              • Import Visio diagram into the Power BI instead of link to the Visio file

                                Would prefer actually import the Visio diagram into the Power BI file, instead of an external link to Office 365.

                                When I have multiple Visio diagrams linked to a Power BI report, loading/rendering them very time consuming, and sometimes it would end up fail. Also, if I am to share the Report/Dashboard with Visio diagram with others in my organization, does it mean that I need to share the Visio file as well? It could be a big problem.

                                31 votes
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                                • 13 votes
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                                  • Dynamic diagram URL

                                    The url for the visio diagram should be an input that can be set via a measure. This would allow the diagram to change based on filters etc. on the page.

                                    17 votes
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                                    • Hover over Visio objects to show mapped value

                                      This is a great start, would love it if we could hover over each individual Visio object to show the mapped value like with other power bi visuals

                                      27 votes
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                                      • Hierarchy of Visio diagrams

                                        A longterm feature which the current UI couldn't support, but I'm just planting the seed...:

                                        Multi-level Visio diagram, such that clicking on a sub-process would jump to the appropriate detailed diagram for that diagram.

                                        Not sure how this could be handled by the UI, since 1 overview diagram would easily require 5+ sub-diagrams.

                                        Two biggest use cases being for flowcharts and floorplans (drilling down an office's department displays the floorplan for that department).

                                        21 votes
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                                        • Need to see values being displayed as more than text and color.

                                          I expect number formatting will allowed soon for the future version. Such as integer/real, numbers of decimal, currency, etc.

                                          18 votes
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