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Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 16 – Bubble)

Bubble

In this module you will learn how to use the Bubble chart Power BI Custom Visual.  The Bubble chart allows you to show the value of categories proportionally represented by the size of the bubble.

Module 16 – Bubble

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Key Takeaways

  • Each category is defined as a bubble on the visual.
  • The size of the bubble is defined by a measure.
  • The Bubble chart does allow for cross filtering.  Meaning you can click on a bubble in the chart and it will filter other report items

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This shows a Bubble chart with Genre as the category and the size of the bubbles representing the revenue they have earned.

  • Under the Format paintbrush there isn’t much available to customize the appearance of the Bubble chart.
  • The one section specific to the Bubble that you have available is found under the Label section.
    • By changing the Fill property you are able change the color of of the text shown inside of each bubble

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  • In addition to these properties you have a set of settings that appears on every visual to adjust the background color, add a border around the visual and lock the aspect ratio.

Find Out More

You will always be able to find this video module and advanced viewing of future modules on the Pragmatic Works On Demand Training platform.  Click here to learn more about this training platform that includes 20+ courses.

Catch up on all the Power BI Custom Visuals blog posts here.


Devin Knight

Devin is a BI consultant at Pragmatic Works Consulting. Previously, he has tech edited the book Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services and was an author in the book Knight's 24-Hour Trainer: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services. Devin has spoken at past conferences like PASS and at several SQL Saturday events. He is a contributing member to the Business Intelligence Special Interest Group (SIG) for PASS as a leader in the SSIS Focus Group. Making his home in Jacksonville, FL, Devin is a participating member of the local users’ group (JSSUG).

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