Format Power BI Filled Map

How to Format Power BI Filled Map with an example? Formatting the Filled Map includes changing the Map Color, Title text, Title position, background color, etc.

How to Format Power BI Filled Map

To demonstrate these filled Map formatting options, we are going to use the filled Map that we created earlier. Please refer to Create a Filled Map article to understand the process of creating a filled map in Power BI.

Please click on the Format button to see the list of available formatting options for this filled map.

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Format Legend of a filled Map in Power BI

As you can see from the screenshot below, we used the Position drop-down box to change the legend position to Left. Next, we changed the legend text size to 11.

Set Legend On 2

Format Filled Map Data Colors

Use this Data Colors section to change the color of each and every individual area (here, it is country).

Add Data Colors 3

Map Control

By default, the auto zoom option is enabled in this filled map. However, you can disable it by toggling the Auto zoom option from on to off.

Set Auto Zoom Option On 4

Format Map Style of a Filed Map

Use this section to change the look or theme of a map.

Change Theme to Road or Dark 5

Let me select the Aerial Theme.

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Format Title of a Filled Map

By toggling the Title option from On to Off, you can disable the filled Map title.

From the screenshot below, 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.

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Format Background Color of a Filled Map in Power BI

You can add the Background color to a filled Map by toggling Background option to On. For the demonstration purpose, we added yellow color with 17% transparency.

Change the Background Color 8

Format Borders and General settings

You can add Borders to a filled Map by toggling the Border option from Off to On. Similarly, use this General Section to Change the filled map X, Y position, Width, and height.

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