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Vertical column labels in table and matrix

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on 03 May 2017 05:20:56

I have many column headings which are quite long. In Excel I can change the text alignment so the column heading runs vertically rather than horizontally. By using a smaller font it can display a lot more information this way. Now that you have added vertical data labelling to charts can we have similar functionality in the tables and matrices?

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Douglas Siddall on 26 Jan 2023 17:19:59

RE: Vertical column labels in table and matrix

How is it that this is not possible? This issue has been sitting here gathering pond scum for seven years!Excel, Tableau, and even SSRS make this possible with 2 or 3 clicks of the mouse. My hatred of power bi burns with the fire of a thousand suns.

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Chandra Vadana Rajamohan on 18 Jan 2022 12:34:28

RE: Vertical column labels in table and matrix

You can change column header orientation just like excel using Inforiver. Check out this blog for a quick video.

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Ben Girard on 14 Oct 2021 19:25:15

RE: Vertical column labels in table and matrix

This feedback process is pointless... it's practically never updated. This is a new idea digital cemetery.

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Ben Girard on 14 Oct 2021 19:23:44

RE: Vertical column labels in table and matrix

It's faster to get a law passed in congress then getting a response on a hugely beneficial request from Microsoft. BTW, such feature has been in Excel since the 80's...

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:51:29

RE: Vertical column labels in table and matrix

When i am creating Metrix Visual ...i have dropped Sales in Value field, at the top of the visual there is no option to plot text verticaly

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:51:22

RE: Vertical column labels in table and matrix

Make possible to rotate the column header so that they appear vertical. It's very usefull for the case that I have a number of columns and the names of each column is a rather long text, hence it makes the matrix's width large even though the actual cells just hold a number. Format-wise, it can be much more pleasant if the column heades could have appeared vertically to save space rather than the default horizontal.

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:51:21

RE: Vertical column labels in table and matrix

How to make table visualisation header text vertically in power BI

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on 30 Sep 2021 21:51:21

RE: Vertical column labels in table and matrix

It would be useful to be able to change the orientation of column headers from a horizontal to vertical state. This would allow to save on screen estate and minimise the use of the horizontal scroll-bar.

Thanks,

Ajay

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Lutz Bendlin on 17 Sep 2021 14:29:45

RE: Vertical column labels in table and matrix

for a short term workaround you can use SVG:

Vert = "data:image/svg+xml;utf8,<svg xmlns='http://www.w3.org/2000/svg'><text font-size='12px' font-family='sans-serif' transform='translate(12, 75) rotate(270)'>" & 'Table'[Host] & "</text></svg>"

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Lutz Bendlin on 17 Sep 2021 14:25:37

RE: Vertical column labels in table and matrix

If you want a short term workaround you can use SVG

Vert = "data:image/svg+xml;utf8,<svg xmlns='http://www.w3.org/2000/svg'><text font-size='12px' font-family='sans-serif' transform='translate(12, 75) rotate(270)'>" & 'Table'[Host] & "</text></svg>"
 

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