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Power BI: Conditional formatting the Pie Visual


Conditional formatting on Pie Visual 



If we open pie data color, there is no option for conditional formatting.

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But we have one for Bar Visual 


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Let us do some scale based coloring on Bar Visual 


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We can see Bar is having conditional formatting 


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Now change it to pie. It takes the color for each brand 


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But, what I want is a fixed color for each brand. So I created a color measure 

Switch( true(),
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 1" , "red",
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 2" , "blue",
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 3" , "green",
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 4" , "gray",
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 5" , "yellow",
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 6" , "orange",
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 7" , "brown",
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 8" , "Cyan",
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 9" , "Tan",
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 10" , "Violet",
max('Item'[brand]) = "Brand 11" , "Gold",


Now I can create a bar or table visual and use that using the "Field Value" Option, and choose this measure. 


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The same step, change the visual to pie now 


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You can watch the video for detailed steps 



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Hey Amit this is great idea


This is not working anymore with the new version :S 

hi @amitchandak,


This is an amazing tip!

I was having problems when using top N filter in a Donut chart because it was changing colors as I made selections in different slicers. So I used your tip together with RANKX function and it worked like a charm 🙂

Thank you!