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Option to use either light or dark interface.

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BW on 12 Jun 2019 02:59:49

New Desktop app update installed an almost white user interface. There is zero contrast which is not good for the eyes. I see where some people have requested a light interface so incorporate an option to select either light or dark theme like in the Office apps.

Administrator on 22 Jan 2024 08:30:53

This request is on our roadmap, but we don't have timelines to share yet. We'll update this idea when there are more details to share. Thank you!

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:51:17

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The new light theme on the UI is terrible and makes using the product more difficult and not user-friendly. The lighting environment I work in makes the side panels difficult to see now. The dark theme was great.

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Bobby on 05 Jul 2020 23:51:17

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The new "modern" theme looks like an old Windows 98 application. Power BI just went back 20 years in GUI design. Please bring back the Dark theme, it makes the program so much better to work in.

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Bobby on 05 Jul 2020 23:51:17

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The theme should go back to dark, or at least give users the option to change it. If you're upset about this update, you can also vote here: https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/37882726-option-to-use-either-light-or-dark-interface

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:51:17

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o_o

HURTS!

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Ray on 05 Jul 2020 23:51:17

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Yes, please allow at least the option to choose between the original dark mode or light mode. This is just too hard on the eyes!

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Ray on 05 Jul 2020 23:51:17

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I also request the dark mode to be an option as this is too hard on my eyes!

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george henry on 05 Jul 2020 23:51:17

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This most recent june update makes my eyes bleed... so light, I really miss the darker theme on the desktop version, please add this option ASAP!!

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Andrei Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:51:16

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I wish that they would switch this awful theme, this light grey burns my eyes and I get headaches if I look more that 10 minute on the dashboard. It is too reckless to make such a change without a option to revert it back to normal.

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Marco Cusson on 05 Jul 2020 23:51:16

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This new light thing is making my eyes and head hurt!

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Tamlin Stryk on 05 Jul 2020 23:51:16

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Who makes a change like this without an option to switch back? That's such a dumb decision, please change it back or at least give us the option to pick light or dark. Forcing these kind of arbitrary changes out of the blue in a minor update that gets automatically installed is totally unacceptable.

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