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mikael-santos
Frequent Visitor

How to create a download button in a report on PowerBi?

Good night everyone!!

My boss asked to create a download button to put us next reports to be published.
It is possible?

 

He wants the button to download the data.
As he said: "allow data to be downloaded" 


Thanks!!

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Hi, @mikael-santos 

Sorry, for now, powerbi does not support the creation of additional buttons to download the data in the visual.

For your requirement , you can add it as an idea on Power BI Ideas forum  and add your comments there to make this feature coming sooner. 

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Eason
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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ailic
New Member

As this wasn't really resolved or added to ideas to Power BI Updates, I have found a "workaround".

 

You create a simple table visual> add everything you wish to include in the downloaded file > add a title (i.e.) and make the font larger > Make the visual only as big as the Title (so you wouldn't see any of the table nor the scroll bar) > Leave only "more options" and "focus mode" on for the Header Icons > Instruct users to click on the title, then more options, and finally export data.

 

ailic_0-1677851515095.png

 

 

This will download the hidden table visual and is the closest i managed to create to a download button.

Memphis
New Member

here is the process
upload the file to onedrive and right click and clic details
More details clic en path (copy)
go to the report add a blank button and paste the link

 

Paso 2 BI.JPGpaso1 BI.JPGResultBI.JPG

I hope it is useful ... greetings 

jdbuchanan71
Super User
Super User

What is he wanting to download?

  • Data from a visual
  • The whole report as a .pdf
  • The .pbix file

He wants the button to download the data.
As he said: "allow data to be downloaded"

On any visual, if the user goes under the 'More Options' (...) there is the 'Export Data' 

jdbuchanan71_0-1617924806202.png

 

Yes, but  he wants to create a separate button to download this data.
it would be possible?

Hi, @mikael-santos 

Sorry, for now, powerbi does not support the creation of additional buttons to download the data in the visual.

For your requirement , you can add it as an idea on Power BI Ideas forum  and add your comments there to make this feature coming sooner. 

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Eason
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

selimovd
Super User
Super User

Hey @mikael-santos ,

 

sorry, the question was not really clear.

What should the download button do?

 

If you need any help please let me know.
If I answered your question I would be happy if you could mark my post as a solution ✔️ and give it a thumbs up 👍
 
Best regards
Denis
 

Im sorry.

He wants the button to download the data.
As he said: "allow data to be downloaded" 

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