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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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Joe Claxton on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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I'm visually impaired in my right eye so I find it difficult to work with bright white layouts and tool bars and data/graph icons. I can't be alone in this. Please can you make it possible to create a dark/night time dev screen. The previous theme was manageable but the bright June 2019 has put me at a significant disadvantage.

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Sebastian D. on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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Please make dark mode available as an option. I am unable to focus as well when working with very bright back-lighting on a display. Having the screen go from the previous version, which was generously in the middle of bright and dark, to a full white background has been very hard to adjust to and causes eye-strain much earlier in the day when compared to use of other darker apps. I am a pretty frequent BI user 3+ hours daily.

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No on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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Please fix. This should have never NOT been introduced when light mode was forced upon us.

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Power BI Ideas Admin on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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New light theme is bad for eyes

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Power BI Ideas Admin on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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Light theme is bad for eyes!

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Dominika on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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just let us decide

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Agustin on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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Need this; the actual theme is too bright

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Amelia Rimington on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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What were they thinking? Had to turn my brightness down!

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Jens Brogaard on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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What a decision proces!? :(

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Michael on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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I work with Visual Studio in dark mode. I'm completely baffled as to why the editor is in white? Was there nothing left on the feature request list to work on?

My apologies for the rant. This white/light gray scheme is extremely hard on the eyes! Please bring dark theme back. It's been a while since working with MS Products was painful...yet, here we are...

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