This section consists of all the settings and formatting options that fall under the Format tab offered by the Powerviz. It includes settings for
background, and others. If you want to know about advanced settings, read this article.
Format visual is divided into 2 sections – Visual and General
Visual Section Includes
General Section Includes
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This option lets you control the
grid view , and
lasso/reverse lasso effects.
By turning on/off toggle bar you can choose to show or hide all these options on the visual.
Use number formatting to format the metric value. This number format allows easy formatting.
The number formatting provides the following option:
|Decimal Separator||The decimal separator by default is **. (1.23). It can be changed to any other symbol.|
|Thousand Separator||The thousand separator by default is , (1,000). It can be changed to any other symbol.|
|Decimal Places||Choose the number of decimal places.|
|Scaling Display||Control the scale of value from the list of auto, none, thousands, million, billion, and trillion.|
|Prefix||The prefix comes before the value and can be customized.|
|Suffix||Suffixes come after the value and can be customized.|
|Customized Scaling Label||To modify the scaling format, use the “customized scaling label”. The word "million," for instance, can be spelled as "millions, M, or Mn.|
In Powerviz Word Cloud visual, you can also add a footer at the bottom of the chart for additional context.
- Enable Footer > Input Text field.
- You can also add the URL in Web URL Box.
- Show/hide the border by controlling its width and color.
- Define the footer’s font size, color, and family.
- Determine the footer background.
- Choose footer alignment - left, center, and right.
General settings contain the Power BI native features that are common in all visual. Read about them in detail here.
In the General tab, this is the first option. The properties option allows us to change the size, position, and padding of the visuals. You can customize the visual size's height and width, and position’s horizontal and vertical.
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 could also add subtitles and a divider. They come with font style and color formatting options.
Moreover, the general settings include settings for tooltips, 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.