Format Power BI Ribbon Chart

How to Format Power BI Ribbon Chart with an example?. Formatting Power BI Ribbon Chart includes changing the Ribbon Colors, Ribbon Chart Title text, Title position, etc.

To demonstrate the Power BI Ribbon Chart formatting options, we are going to use the Ribbon Chart that we created earlier. Please refer Ribbon Chart in Power BI article to understand the steps involved in creating a Power BI Ribbon chart.

How to Format Power BI Ribbon Chart

Please click on the Format button to see the list of formatting options that are available for this ribbon Chart.

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Format Ribbon Chart General Settings

Use this General Section to Change the X, Y position, Width, and height of a Ribbon Chart

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Format Power BI Ribbon Chart Legend

To display or enable the Legend, Please select the Legend region and toggle the option from Off to On.

As you can see from the screenshot below, we changed the Legend Title as Product Color, Legend Position as Top Center. We also changed the Color to Brown, Font family to Candara, and text size to 17.

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Format X-Axis of a Ribbon Chart in Power BI

The following are the list of options that are available for you to format the Ribbon Chart Horizontal axis or X-Axis. As you can see from the below screenshot, we change the Color to Brown, Font style to Candara, Text Size to 20.

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By default, Ribbon chart X-Axis title set to Off, but you can enable it by toggling Title to On. Let me change the Title Color to Green, Font style to Cambria, and Text Size to 30.

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Format Ribbon Chart Data Colors

By default, the Ribbon chart will pick default colors for all the ribbons. But, you can change them as per your requirements.

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Let me change a few ribbon colors to show you the difference.

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Format Data Labels of a Ribbon Chart in Power BI

Ribbon Chart Data Labels display the Metric Value (Sales Amount at each group) within a bar. As you can see from the screenshot below, we enabled data labels for this ribbon chart and changed the color to white.

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Format Ribbon Chart Plot Area

Using this Plot Area property, you can add custom Images as the Background of the Ribbon Chart. For the demonstration purpose, we added one image as the Plot Area Background.

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Format Power BI Ribbon Chart Ribbons

The following are the list of options that are available for you to format the Ribbons.

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From the screenshot below, you can see, we changed the spacing property to 10 (space between each ribbon) and Transparency to 52% (ribbon space between bars or in-between countries).

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Power BI Ribbon Chart Title

Use this section to format the Ribbon Chart title as per your requirements.

As you can see from the screenshot below, we change the Title Text to Sale Amount by Country and Color. Next, we changed the Font Color to Green, Font Family to Candara, Font Size to 27, and Title Alignment to center. If you want, you can add the background color to the title as well.

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Format Ribbon Chart in Power BI Background Color and Border

You can add the Background color to a Ribbon Chart by toggling Background option to On. For the Ribbon Chart demonstration purpose, we added a light yellow color with 38% transparency.

Similarly, you can add Borders to a Ribbon Chart by toggling the Border option from Off to On.

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