Skip to main content
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Find everything you need to get certified on Fabric—skills challenges, live sessions, exam prep, role guidance, and more. Get started

Reply
peckerbids
Regular Visitor

Start GIF on click in Power BI

Hello, I'm currently working on an animation via the play axis and shape map using Power BI. I also have a gif file that I would like to use, and after doing some research, I learned that I can add gifs to the Power BI file by using a blank button and importing the gif. Is it possible for the gif to play when I hit the play button on the play axis?

 

Also, I have the images which were then put into a gif. If the first option isn't possible, then would it be possible to have the images update when the play button is pressed?

 

Thanks!

1 REPLY 1
Sahir_Maharaj
Super User
Super User

Hello @peckerbids,

 

Power BI does not natively support the playback of GIF files or the synchronization of GIF animations with the play button on the play axis. The play axis feature is specifically designed to animate data-driven visualizations based on field values, and it does not have the capability to control or interact with external media files like GIFs.

 

While you can change the state or appearance of visuals using conditional formatting or measures, it does not provide a direct mechanism to update or cycle through a series of images when the play button is pressed.

 

Let me know if you might need further assistance.


Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution, this will help others!

If my response(s) assisted you in any way, don't forget to drop me a "Kudos" 🙂

Kind Regards,
Sahir Maharaj
Data Scientist | Data Engineer | Data Analyst | AI Engineer
P.S. Want me to build your Power BI solution?
➤ Lets connect on LinkedIn: Join my network of 15K+ professionals
➤ Join my free newsletter: Data Driven: From 0 to 100
➤ Website: https://sahirmaharaj.com
➤ Email: sahir@sahirmaharaj.com
➤ Want me to build your Power BI solution? Lets chat about how I can assist!
➤ Join my Medium community of 30K readers! Sharing my knowledge about data science and artificial intelligence
➤ Explore my latest project (350K+ views): Wordlit.net
➤ 100+ FREE Power BI Themes: Download Now
LinkedIn Top Voice in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Machine Learning

Helpful resources

Announcements
July 2024 Power BI Update

Power BI Monthly Update - July 2024

Check out the July 2024 Power BI update to learn about new features.

July Newsletter

Fabric Community Update - July 2024

Find out what's new and trending in the Fabric Community.