In this article, we will show you, How to Format Power BI Map with example. This includes changing the Bubble Size, Color, Map Title text, Title position, background color etc.
To demonstrate these formatting options, we are going to use the Map that we created earlier. Please refer Create a Map in Power BI article to understand the steps involved in creating a map.
How to Format Power BI Map
Please click on the Format button to see the list of formatting options that are available for this map.
Format Power BI Map Data Colors
While we are creating this map, we added the Order Quantity as the Color Saturation, and that’s why we are seeing the Diverging option under the Data Colors. Please change the Minimum, Center, and Maximum colors as per your requirements.
If you removed the Order Quantity from the Color Saturation, Data Colors section will show you the colors of each and every bubble as we shown below.
Let me add the Order Quantity to Color Saturation again
Format Power BI Map Category Labels
Category labels means names that represent each bubble or circle. By toggling the Category labels option from Off to On you can enable these labels.
From the below screenshot you can see, we change the Color to Black, and Text Size to 14. If you want, you can add the background Color as well.
Format Bubble Size of a Power BI Map
Use this section to change the size of all the Circles. As you can see from the below screenshot, we changed the size to 25%.
Map Control in Power BI Map
By default, auto zoom option is enable for this map. However, you can disable by toggling Auto zoom option from on to off.
Format Theme of a 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 Map in Power BI
By toggling the Title option from On to Off you can disable the Map title.
From the below screenshot you can see, we change the Font Color to Green, Text Size to 20, Font Family to Georgia, and Title Alignment to center. If you want, you can add the background Color to the title as well.
Format Background Color, and Borders of a Map in Power BI
You can add Background color to a Map by toggling Background option to On.
Similarly, you can add Borders to a Map by toggling Border option from Off to On.