Format Power BI Filled Map

How to Format Power BI Filled Map with an example?. Formatting Power BI Filled Map includes changing the Map Color, filled Map 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 in Power BI 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.

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Format Filled Map Data Colors

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

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Map Control in Power BI Filled Map

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

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Format Map Style of a Filed Map

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

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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.

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Format Borders and General settings of a filled Map

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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