Visio PowerBI integration

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  2. 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.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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.

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  6. 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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  7. Need to add Formating for data value

    I use average for same value . In Visio have 14 digit in decimal

    3 votes
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Alpha value in color picker resets to 100 all too often

    When choosing a color, if you pick an Alpha value other than 100, and click/tab to an RGB value, the Alpha value resets to 100. After you get what you want, if you go back into the color chooser again, and do nothing, but click off the dialog, the Alpha resets to 100 and you have to hope you remembered the right value and go back and set it again.

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  11. 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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  12. Easily create Pareto-diagrams

    ...even out of a huge amount of data

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  13. 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.

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  14. Ability to add tooltips

    Ability to add tooltips as is possible with other visuals

    11 votes
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  15. 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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  16. Higher Shape Count Support

    Support for a higher shape count limit

    5 votes
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  17. 2 votes
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  18. Position BUG

    With Visio Rack device schemes, there is a position bug. If selecting in PBI Visio Visual, highlighting has big position offset.

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  19. "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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  20. 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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