In this article, we will show you, How to Format Power BI Filled Map with example. This includes changing the Map Color, filled Map Title text, Title position, background color etc.
To demonstrate these formatting options, we are going to use the filled Map that we created earlier. Please refer Create a Filled Map in Power BI article to understand the process of creating a filled map.
How to Format Power BI Filled Map
Please click on the Format button to see the list of available formatting options for this filled map.
Format Legend of a filled Map in Power BI
As you can see from the below screenshot, we used the Position drop down box to change the legend position to Left. Next we changed the legend text size to 11.
Format Power BI Filled Map Data Colors
Use this Data Colors section to change the color of each and every individual area (here, it is country).
Map Control in Power BI Filled Map
By default, auto zoom option is enable for this filled map. However, you can disable by toggling Auto zoom option from on to off.
Format Map Style of a Filed Map in Power BI
Use this section to change the look or theme of a map.
Let me select the Aerial Theme.
Format Title of a Filled Map in Power BI
By toggling the Title option from On to Off you can disable the filled Map title.
From the below screenshot you can see, we change the Font Color to Green, Text Size to 20, Title Alignment to center, and Font Family to Georgia. If you want, you can add the background Color to the title as well.
Format Background Color of a Filled Map in Power BI
You can add Background color to a filled Map by toggling Background option to On. For the demonstration purpose, we added yellow color with 17% transparency.
Format Borders and General settings of a filled Map in Power BI
You can add Borders to a filled Map by toggling Border option from Off to On. Similarly, use this General Section to Change the filled map X, Y position, Width and height