In this article, we will show you, How to Format Power BI Pie Chart with examples. This includes changing the Legend and Title position, Slice and background Colors etc.
To demonstrate these formatting options, we are going to use the Pie Chart that we created earlier. Please refer Pie Chart in Power BI article to understand the steps involved in creating Pie Chart.
How to Format Power BI Pie Chart
Please click on the Format button to see the list of available formatting options for this Pie Chart.
Format Legend of a Power Bi Pie Chart
To display the Legend, Please select the Legend region and change the option from Off to On. From the below screenshot, you can see the legend
Legend Position: Use the drop down box to change the Pie Chart legend position as per your requirements. For now, we are selecting Top Center.
Title: Toggle on to display Legend title i.e EnglishCountryRegionName
Legend Name: You can change the Legend name. Here, we are changing it Country names
Color: Use the Color pallet to add color to legend
As you can see from the below screenshot, we changed the Font family to Comic Sans, and font size to 14
Format Data Colors of a Power BI Pie Chart
Data Colors means changing the Slice Colors. Use this section to change the default slice colors to required ones.
For the demonstration purpose we changed the France Color to Violet.
Format Detail labels of a Power BI Pie Chart
Detail labels also called as data labels. Use this section to format the slice information
Label Style: By default it will display the Category (Column Value) as the Label. Here we are changing it to All details labels. It means, each slice will show the information about the Filed Name, Sales Amount, and the Percentage of Total.
Let me change the Color of a Label to Green. You can also change the Display Units from Auto to Millions or Trillions.
We changed the Decimal Values for Amount and Percentage of Total to 2, Font family to Comic Sans, and Text size to 12
From the below screenshot you can see, all the changes that we made so far.
Format Title of a Power Bi Pie Chart
To display the Pie Chart Title, Please select the Title, and change the option from Off to On.
As you can see from the below screenshot, we change the Title Text, Color, Font style, Font Size, and Title Alignment to center
Add Background Color to Pie Chart in Power BI
By toggling Background option to On will allow you to add Background color to Pie Chart. For the demonstration purpose we are adding background color. Here, you can change the Transparency percentage as well.
Add Border Colors to Pie Chart in Power BI
By toggling Border option to On will allow you to add Borders to Pie Chart. For the demonstration purpose we are adding Green color as the Border color.
Use the General Section to Change the X, Y position and Width and height of a Pie Chart
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