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Anonymous
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Utilizing full with of charts

Power BI needs to handle measure-only charts same way as Excel does. At time of writing, charts in Power BI without a dimension on the axis will group all measures in the midle leaving large parts on both sides empty. This wasted screen real estate. I have added example from Power BI and Excel 2016 to show the difference.

 

 

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Eric_Zhang
Microsoft Employee
Microsoft Employee

@Anonymous

 

Thanks for your feedback.You can submit your idea on Power BI Ideas and vote it up.

 

I think it is a different disign, for me the chart in Power BI is preferred. As the columns are in different colors, so even they're next to each other, it is not a problem to distinguish them.

 

Some trick to get a similar char as in Excel, use measure=BLANK() as seperator.

 

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Anonymous
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Excel can provide different colors as well, and that is not the issue. The issue is the amount of "dead" space on the left and right side of the bars. 

 

Best regards

 

Eirik

Krisz
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I came across to this myself too, I hope there's a functionality I don't know yet.

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