Data Color Reference for Power BI Themes

Power BI now includes eight built-in themes in addition to the countless JSON variations that you could import. If you are interested in the hex color values in order to use them in Power BI or elsewhere, here is a basic quick reference to the built-in themes. I’ve only included the initial eight colors in…

Custom Web Fonts in Power BI

Custom Web Fonts and Icons in Power BI

A past post discussed different fonts available for use in Power BI, and I have also showed how to try to expand your font selection with Themes. What if users want more variety? It’s possible to add additional custom fonts using the powerful HTML Viewer custom visual. You might take advantage of this method for a…

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Updating Power BI Theme Files With New Options

Earlier in the year, I published template Theme files for Power BI’s visual settings. These files were not meant to be complete themes but were instead for reference in building your own themes. What happens when Microsoft introduces new Format options for a visual though? The June Power BI Desktop update provides an opportunity to…

Template Theme Files for Power BI Visuals

A few months ago, Power BI expanded the capabilities of Themes to include more than colors. You can now change the Format and even configure Analytics such as forecasting. In a previous post, I looked at how you can use the wildcard character (*) to universally set formatting under visualStyles. Here, I want to share…

Embed a Live Microsoft Power BI Report in Jupyter

Here’s a quick snippet showing how to host a live Power BI report in a Jupyter notebook using Power BI’s”Publish to Web” feature. Jupyter manages inline HTML fairly well when you are using Markdown, but it fails to render IFrames. The standard Power BI embed code using the HTML <iframe> tag will not work: Instead, use Code with the…

Microsoft Power BI Enhanced Scatter Shape Reference

One of the custom visuals that I regularly use in Power BI is the Enhanced Scatter. While there are many unique properties that offer enhancements over the regular scatter chart, Shape is one of the less intuitive ones. By dragging either a measure or column into Shape in the field well, you can alter the shape that appears. What is less straightforward is how this works.…