Visio PowerBI integration

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  1. Data graphic from visio to Power BI

    The advanced data graphics make in Visio isn't show by Power BI ... i create a data graphic with name of boxes and when i export to power bi i can't watch it ... and the versión of VALUES del visio in power BI, when you put it in TEXT, the text doesn't show inside the box instead of cross all tha box.

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  2. Remove or reduce the requirement for Visio Online

    I'm finding a common deal-breaker is the $5+ / month / author for a Visio Online Plan to edit a visual. It’s such a dumb requirement it’s embarrassing to present to a client. So much admin hassle for such a trivial amount, and on top of a Visio license which is already an additional cost for most organisations.

    There’s a deathly silence on this visual since the GA on blogs, twitter etc. It seems a shame as I presume a lot of people worked hard to get this ready, and it could probably do a lot better job than the…

    1 vote
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  3. Multiple shapes/object to be linked to one ID

    Many a time user need to link multiple shapes/object to a same ID. This usually happens in any process flow or architecture diagram. So there should be option to link one ID with multiple shapes/objects. Just like CTRL+select multiple object and link to one ID

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  5. save color based on the values

    I would like to save the color setting.
    lets say CEO as blue, manager as pink... so that i do not need to set the color over and over again when i update the excel files.

    If this feature already exists, i would like to know please.

    1 vote
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  6. 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?

    1 vote
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  7. 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

    3 votes
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  8. 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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  9. Ability to add tooltips

    Ability to add tooltips as is possible with other visuals

    11 votes
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  10. 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

    14 votes
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  11. Data formatting in percentage

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

    6 votes
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  12. "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.

    9 votes
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  13. 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.

    5 votes
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  14. Power BI

    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.

    1 vote
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  15. 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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  16. Allow changing font type of text overlays

    Currently, text overlay is in Segoe UI font. and there is no way to change the font for Text values displayed in the Visio Visual (even though the Title font can be changed).
    Visio Visual should allow changing font to use Symbol, Wingdings, Webdings, etc.

    5 votes
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  17. Easily create Pareto-diagrams

    ...even out of a huge amount of data

    3 votes
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  18. 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

    42 votes
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  19. 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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  20. 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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