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Unwanted shape border when exporting to PDF


Rectangle shapes are showing borders when I export my chart to PDF even though borders are turned off or the same color as the background. I am using the most recent verison of PowerBI Desktop (so I have a "border" option, but not an "outline" option). 


Things I've tried:

1. Turning the border and visual border off

2. Changing the border and visual border to be the same color as the background

3. Changing the border transparency to 100% and then trying it with both the border on and border off


The transparency workaround does not seem to work on the most recent version. 


I've attached screenshots:

1. The chart in PowerBI Desktop

2. The settings for the selected rectangle shape

3. How the chart appears when exported as a PDF




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Community Support

Hi @mspar10,

You can try to turn on the border option or the rectangle to enable custom on border properties: setting transparency to 100% and width to 0px.

Export result:

overlapping borderless rectanglesoverlapping borderless rectangles


Xiaoxin Sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin
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