Format Pane

This section consists of all the settings and formatting options that fall under the “Format” pane offered by Powerviz. It includes settings like title, background, and others. If you want to know about advanced settings, read this article.

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The format pane is divided into 2 sections – Visual and General

Visual Settings

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Once you've joined Powerviz, you'll have access to all the visuals in the library. You have received your credentials, which you must enter here to use the pro version.

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Visual Settings

Visual settings show and hide the "Advanced Settings" icon (⚙️). This icon gives you access to open formatting options and lets you customize them. Read this article to learn more about advanced settings.

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General Settings

General settings contain the Power BI native features that are common to all visuals. Read about them in detail article.


The first option in the general tab is properties. The Properties option allows you to change the size and position of the visuals. You can choose the horizontal and vertical positions on the canvas as well as the visual size's height and width. With that, control the gap and layer responsiveness using padding and advanced options.


Add a title to your visuals. The title card offers the following features:


Title Text

Enter the custom title.

Text Formatting

Font size, color, and family.

Advanced Formatting

Bold, italic, and underline.

Background Color

Change the color.

Horizontal Alignment

Left, Right, and Center.

Text Wrap

Wrap text into multiple lines.

In the recent update, you can also add subtitles and a divider. They come with font style and color formatting options.

Additional Settings

Moreover, the general settings include settings for header icons, alt text, and effects that control the background, border, and shadow. You can turn them on or off to control the selected visual option.

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