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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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Jake Bloomfield on 28 Nov 2022 12:40:46

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My eyes!! Ze goggles do nothing!!

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Nicholas Belotti on 20 Nov 2022 18:35:35

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Hurry up with this change guys, this should be already up and running.

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Martin Ossio on 31 Oct 2022 00:24:25

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I have never seen a more evil change against ones eyes, as this change.I used to love Microsoft for this product, now I have stopped using it as much as I can.I love the fact that Microsoft was one of the first software companies, but can understand how it grew to be so disconnected from from their users.It is very difficult to understand when other Microsoft products do have dark mode, how they have removed it to one of their Apps that was the first to have it.

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Nick Craft on 27 Sep 2022 21:41:28

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Please!My eyes!!

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C C on 20 Sep 2022 21:47:19

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It's crazy to me that this was here originally and then removed. I cannot grasp why anybody would think it was a good idea to remove that feature. Especially when it is available on EVERY OTHER Microsoft application. Please please please fix this - we are all begging.

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Laurence S on 24 Aug 2022 17:35:32

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Welcome to late 2022 Microsoft Power BI team! All white screen backgrounds are very 2008.

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Ross Prestwich on 11 Aug 2022 07:44:55

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BW on 6/12/2019 2:59:49 AMComing up to 3 years now since request and the only feedback we get is:Administrator on 7/22/2022 8:30:06 AMThis request is on our roadmapThe date also has been updated on this Administrator post but the text hasn't changed? I guess 3 years development for a standard feature is fine for a billion dollar business Microsoft.

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JB Cor on 09 Aug 2022 02:17:36

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Does anybody know why this item doesn't appear as the top idea for Power BI? As of 8/8/2022 9:12 CST the top idea here https://ideas.powerbi.com/ideas/ says "Load data from Office 365 Planner to Power BI" and has 3,823 votes but this Idea has 8,072. Not sure why but this should be one of the top items! Microsoft, check your ideas page, it could be bugging out!

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Miguel Pacheco on 21 Jul 2022 13:10:09

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Is there an update on this?

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L D on 19 Jul 2022 03:17:34

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There used to be an option to use desktop in dark mode, why can't it be rolled back out again. Surely its simple to do since it was there to being with?

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