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BugmanJ
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Problematic Moving of Tabs

Good Morning,

I have a PowerBI with about 26 Tabs along the bottom. I know that I can right mouse click on the < and > and it brings up a list of the tabs and i can quickly click the tab I want from this list. 

What I have a very hard time doing is moving tabs along the bottom into the order I want. This is because when dragging a tab along, it will only drag to the outside of the screen, the tabs wont then keep moving for me. To then move this tab further, if you click on the < or > it shoots the tab line all the way to the left and the right, often meaning you can not drag the tab further long. Much shuffling later and it can be done, but it shouldnt take me 5 mintues to drag a tab from position 20 to position 3.

Is there a quicker way to do this?

Replication of this problem is easy. Open a blank powerbi. Rename the first tab to "A very long but useful Name" and now duplicate the tab about 18 times. Now try and move that 18th one to the very beginning. Takes a lot of effort doesn't it?

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Sahir_Maharaj
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Hello @BugmanJ,

 

I agree with you as it is a time-consuming process of moving tabs (something I struggle with as well). I believe currently there isn't a fix for this.

 

I will raise this feedback within internal channels and hopefully get a resolution.

 

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If you have the ability to raise this then great!. In short it shouldnt be too difficult for Microsoft to implement a solution. If you look at Excel, tab moving is done by dragging the tabs left or right with the tab line then moving. For PowerPoint, the slide thumbnails on the left hand slide allow easy movemnt of such "slides" by dragging and dropping. This could be hidden away in one of the tabs, like the selection tab is done today

So would hope Microsoft could implement this reasonably easily/quickly?

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