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Joseph1010
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Download a report

Hi,

 

I want to download a report I am an owner of from Power Bi service online so that I can run the performance analyzer on it to get the DAX expression, it has the download button greyed out and says this feature is not available for system reports. 

 

Is there any way around this or is there another way to get the dax expression for the table? 

 

Thanks

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5. If the "Download" button is greyed out and you're unable to download the report due to it being a "System Report", it means that the report has been created and is managed by the Power BI administrator and it is not possible for you to download it.

 

In this case, you may need to reach out to your Power BI administrator to request a copy of the report.


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Marc_B
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Hi,

I've read here that a report is labelled as "system report" when the report has been created and is managed by the Power BI administrator. In this case it seems it is not possible for you to download it. Is it possible to tell the software that the report is not managed by the PowerBi administrator any more and so become able to download it on your own ? Thank you

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1. Download the Power BI Desktop application: You need to have Power BI Desktop installed on your local machine to download the report.


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5. If the "Download" button is greyed out and you're unable to download the report due to it being a "System Report", it means that the report has been created and is managed by the Power BI administrator and it is not possible for you to download it.

 

In this case, you may need to reach out to your Power BI administrator to request a copy of the report.


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4. Run the performance analyzer: Once you have the report saved, open it in Power BI Desktop and go to the "Modeling" tab. Select the table you want to analyze and click on "Analyze Performance". This will run the performance analyzer and provide you with the DAX expression for the table.


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3. Save a copy of the report: In the Power BI Desktop, go to the "Home" tab and select "Save As". Choose "Power BI Report" as the file type and save the report to your local machine.


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2. Open the report in Power BI Desktop: Once you have Power BI Desktop installed, sign in to the Power BI service online and open the report you want to download.


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Sahir_Maharaj
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Hi @Joseph1010,

 

To download a report in Power BI service and run the performance analyzer to get the DAX expression, you can follow these steps:


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